Recently Samsung finally acknowledged that the Galaxy Note 7 has some battery issues and the company has subsequently halted the sales of its flagship phablet. The company also announced that it would be replacing all units that were purchased regardless of the date, which could take about two weeks. As part of its global recall of Galaxy Note 7, Samsung Australia has formally recalled 51,060 such devices. The company in a statement advised all the customers to switch off their Galaxy Note 7 and return the devices to the place of purchase. Samsung is recalling and replacing up to 2.5 million Note 7 devices, with nearly $1 billion dollar cost to the company. Also Read - Best battery smartphones under Rs 15,000: Redmi Note 10T, Realme Narzo 30 and moreAlso Read - Upcoming phone launches to expect in August 2021: Redmi 10, iQOO 8, Realme GT, Samsung Galaxy A52s, more
“Customers who have purchased a Galaxy Note 7 from Samsung are entitled to a new Galaxy Note 7 and a courtesy device until replacement Galaxy Note 7 stock arrives or a full refund,” Samsung Electronics Australia said. The delivery of a replacement Galaxy Note 7 to customers is expected within three to four week. According to theaustralian.com.au, while no battery incidents was reported in Australia, Samsung said it was taking “the proactive and voluntary step” of recalling the 51,060 Galaxy Note7 smartphones in response to global concerns. The Rs 59,990 flagship device went on sale in 10 countries. However, not only the Australian market is effected after the battery explosion case, the comoany recently announced that their customers safety is an absolute priority and hence have delayed sales of the Galaxy Note 7 in India as well.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 specifications
Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note 7 in India for Rs 59,900. It flaunts a 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED dual-edged curved display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5, and is powered by an Exynos 8890 64-bit octa-core processor paired with 4GB RAM.
It also features 64GB onboard storage, microSD card slot, 12-megapixel rear camera with dual pixels technology, 5-megapixel selfie camera, and a 3,500mAh battery. It also boasts IP68 certification, a fingerprint scanner embedded into a home button, an iris scanner for extra security, and a vastly improved S Pen stylus.
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