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Samsung recalls Note 7 flagship over explosive batteries

Samsung Electronics is recalling its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and said that battery problems were behind phones catching fire. The decision follows reports in the US and South Korea of the phone “exploding” during or after charging. The South Korean company said customers who had already bought the phone would be able to swap it for a new one. ...

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Samsung Note 7 recall: Millions of phones to be replaced after batteries explode

Samsung has issued a global recall of its new Galaxy Note 7 phone, affecting millions of devices, after a fault with the phone’s battery caused it to explode. The device, which was due to go on sale in the UK today, has already sold over 1 million devices, but several users had posted images and videos of charred phones online. The ...

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Samsung delays Galaxy Note 7 shipments after reports of exploding batteries

Samsung has delayed shipments of its new Galaxy Note 7 phone after reports that batteries in the devices were overheating, causing them to catch fire and explode. The delay, which threatens to halt the South Korean company’s recent upturn in fortunes, sent Samsung’s shares falling by 2pc on Thursday. Several owners of the £750 device reported that it had spontaneously ...

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Samsung launches Gear S3 smartwatch – best new features and how it compares to the Apple Watch

Samsung has unveiled the fourth generation of its Gear smartwatch, which is larger and more sturdy than previous models. The Gear S3 smartwatch, released at the IFA technology trade show in Berlin, features some iterative updates on the Gear S2, including a bigger screen, a GPS signal, and a 4G-enabled model.  The company launched two additions to its smartwatch range, the Frontier and ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: The most beautiful phone of 2016

By far the most fun new feature related to the S-Pen is the ability to create GIFs on the fly. When you have the S-Pen out, you can turn record what’s on the screen – say a video or your own camera screen – and create a GIF which you can then doodle on. Overall, the S-Pen still feels like ...

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Galaxy Note 7: Samsung phone replaces passwords with iris scanner

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7, the latest in the company’s series of high-powered “phablet” phones, will be released in the UK and Europe after the company declined to release last year’s model in European markets. The Note 7, which uses an innovative iris scanner to unlock the phone, is an upgrade to last year’s Note 5, with Samsung skipping the “6” ...

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Samsung reports biggest profit in two years as Galaxy S7 sales boom

Samsung reported forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two years as consumers snapped up its Galaxy smartphones, in a sign the company is getting its mojo back while rivals fail to deliver new smartphones. The South Korean company forecast that its performance will continue to be “solid” during the rest of the year because demand for its lucrative components, ...

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'Water-resistant' Samsung Galaxy S7 Active fails water resistance test

A Samsung phone that is advertised as being “water resistant” actually isn’t, accoring to Consumer Reports. The problem appears limited to the Galaxy S7 Active, a rugged model available only through AT&T in the US. The standard S7 and S7 Edge models have the same claims on water resistance and passed tests. Consumer Reports, a non-profit organisation that is well ...

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Samsung to post best profit in two years as Galaxy S7 is a success

Samsung expects to post its biggest operating profit in more than two years, boosted by cost-cutting efforts and solid sales of its latest flagship smartphone. The South Korean electronics giant – also the world’s top handset maker – predicted an operating profit of 8.1 trillion won (£5.4 billion) in April to June, up 17 per cent from a year ago. It ...

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