Samsung Recalls 2.5M Galaxy Note Phones Over Battery Fires

Law360, New York (September 2, 2016, 8:16 AM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics said Friday it would halt all sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and replace about 2.5 million units after reports that at least 35 units caught fire due to a battery defect shortly after the phone's release.

Samsung is halting all sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone — just released Aug. 19 — following reports that at least 35 units have caught fire due to a battery defect. (Credit: AP) South Korea-based Samsung said the recall is being undertaken in all 10 countries where the phone is sold, marking a major blow to the company in its...

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