Samsung cites new, operational Note 7 stock by Wednesday, September 21st for most carriers, retailers
Date: Monday, September 19th, 2016, 05:02
Category: battery, Hardware, News, Samsung
If you’re worried about the battery on your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching fire, replacements are on the way.
On Friday, Samsung announced that along with a formal, CPSC-backed recall of the Galaxy Note 7 in the United States, the company provided an update on when its new, replacement Note 7s ( will reach retailers: they’ll be arriving by next week.
The company offered the following:
“We confirmed that new Note 7 replacement devices will be available in the United States at most retail locations no later than September 21st, 2016,” the company said in a statement.
Granted, some carriers and retailers could have stock earlier, but it looks like Wednesday is the date Samsung is targeting to have most locations replenished and finally start moving beyond the recall.
The current numbers indicate Samsung has received 92 reports of battery-related incidents for the Note 7, including 26 reports of burns and 55 involving property damage.
Stay tuned for additional details as they become available.
Via The Verge