In a filing with South Korean regulators, Samsung has noted that it would be permanently stopping production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7. The move from the Korean company comes after more than seven different incidents were reported about the safe Note 7 units also exploding over the last one week and the company asking customers to turn off and return their device.
Since the launch of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has been facing troublesome reports that units catch fire, which eventually led the company to announce a formal recall of the phablet.
Late last week, it was reported that Samsung had been ruled to pay Apple $119.6 million in a court decision over the slide-to-unlock feature.
Amidst reports of multiple replacement Galaxy Note 7 units exploding in Taiwan, Korea, and in the United States, Samsung has reportedly halted production of the Galaxy Note 7 in its factories. This includes the company’s Vietnam factory that is responsible for the global shipments of the device.
Dating back to 2011, Samsung and Apple have been duking it out in courts over a variety of different patent and copyright issues between them.
Back in May of this year, Adam Cheyer and Dag Kittlaus showed off their new attempt at building a breakthrough artificial intelligence-based assistant.
The Galaxy Note 7 is quite possibly the fastest Android you can buy right now, but it has a hard time keeping up with the iPhone. We’ve already watched it get beaten by the iPhone 6s, but Samsung’s new phablet is well and truly embarrassed by the iPhone 7.
Samsung’s obsession with taking advantage of the “dull” iPhone 7 is being blamed for the Galaxy Note 7’s exploding battery debacle. It’s thought the South Korean company rushed its latest flagship to capitalize on a potentially disappointing iPhone refresh.