Samsung Galaxy Note 7 by the Numbers

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In this Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 photo, Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are displayed at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. The Note 7, initially launched as Samsung

In case you are living in a cave, the new Galaxy Note 7 has been a disaster. The worst in all smartphone in history. It won’t even let you ride a plane when you have it. It has been part of lots of meme’s online too. Down below are some samples of them:

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What a year by Samsung. They have also lost a lot of money from that disaster. Here are the numbers down below:

Samsung Electronics said Thursday that it has confirmed 140 cases of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone overheating or catching fire. Samsung’s President Shin Jong-kyun apologized at a meeting with shareholders, saying the company still does not know what is causing the problem.

NUMBER OF SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7s MANUFACTURED AND THEN RECALLED:

-2.5 Million

NUMBER OF NOTE 7s SOLD TO CONSUMERS:

-1.59 million

REPLACEMENT PHONES PROVIDED TO CUSTOMERS:

-1.47 million

REPORTS OF OVERHEATING:

-220 in original phones, 119 in replacement phones

SAMPLES OF PHONES INVESTIGATED:

-117 original phones, 90 replacement phones

TOTAL CASES SAMSUNG WAS UNABLE TO INVESTIGATE:

-47

NUMBER OF OVERHEATING INCIDENTS LINKED TO PHONE OR BATTERY PROBLEMS:

-85 original phones, 55 replacement phones

WHAT SAMSUNG IS DOING NOW?

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The company is investigating every aspect of the smartphones’ batteries, other hardware, software and the manufacturing processes. Regulators and independent third party experts such as UL, an independent product safety company, also are investigating.

WHAT COMES NEXT?

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Samsung warns it could take a long time to determine exactly why Note 7s were overheating. After failing the first time to resolve the problem, Shin said the company is determined to get it right.

And also, Samsung is launching an attempt to recover the public’s trust after the Galaxy Note 7 battery flaw. The Korean tech giant is offering a new upgrade program to Galaxy Note 7 owners in South Korea who trade in the device for either the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge. You can see the full post regarding the discount of the note 7 users here.

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