SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung has delayed shipments of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in South Korea for quality control testing after reports that batteries in some of the jumbo smartphones exploded while they were being charged.
South Korea's Yonhap News said five or six explosions were reported by consumers, citing pictures of damaged phones uploaded on local online communities, social media and YouTube.
Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday shipments of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone are being delayed as the firm conducts additional quality control testing for the premium device. "Shipments of the Galaxy Note 7 are ...
The recently released phone needs more testing, the company said. Could it be due to exploding batteries?
After multiple reports of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery exploding during charging, the company has delayed rollout of the new "phablet" in undisclosed markets for additional quality control testing.
Samsung is delaying shipments of its latest phone, the Galaxy Note 7, for quality testing, the company told Reuters Wednesday. Samsung wouldn't comment on what kind of quality testing, but there have been scattered reports that some...