In light of recent reports, we're withdrawing our recommendation of the Galaxy Note 7.
When it's not catching on fire or exploding, the Note 7 is an excellent phone — arguably the best out there. Like most of you, we expected battery-related issues to be resolved through Samsung's recall and replacement program. Although serious damage had been dealt to the Note brand, the product itself was still fantastic.
Man in Kentucky and girl in Minnesota report incidents with the handset, already the subject of a massive recall.
At the end of last week, after a report surfaced of a Galaxy Note 7 owner whose supposedly safe phone caught fire on a Southwest plane just before takeoff made the rounds, and carriers began accepting returns for those worried about...
Samsung Electronics said Sunday it’s investigating a Galaxy Note 7 that is reported to have caught fire in Kentucky, a third incident in less than a week involving its replacement phones.
A third replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has caught fire. Michael Klering of Nicholasville, Kentucky told WKYT that he woke up at 4am and his room was filled with smoke. The phone that Samsung had recently replaced was burning. “It...