News & Reviews: Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung officially explain that the battery manufacturing and battery design caused Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosionsLast Updated: Jan 23, 2017
While it was poised to take over the world as Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7 started exploding, resulting in a replacement, eventual global recall and more than $5 billion in losses. Samsung officially announced that the reason for the explosions were caused by the battery due to internal short circuits from deformation of the lithium ion jelly roll in the battery in the first batch of batteries and shoddy production such as poor welding and missing insulation tapes in the second batch of batteries. Basically, manufacturing and design defects in the battery.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2017
This year’s Samsung Galaxy S series must fill in some big shoes. The Korean company needs a big hit to ensure their product line be sustainable and continue on for the upcoming future. The new Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to feature several new technologies taken from previous models, as well as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The first news leak we are seeing for 2017 is the leaked dimension of the phones, which shows some surprising information.
Last Updated: Dec 29, 2016
Calling for all Samsung Galaxy Note fans – while the phone that you know of is now dead, you might have a chance to own Galaxy Note 7 alike phone with better specs by first quarter of year 2017. Don’t get us wrong – we are not talking about the China-made lookalike phones, but instead it is the upcoming Galaxy S8 by Samsung. According to a report, the Samsung Galaxy S8 may support the Galaxy Note’s signature S Pen and Samsung would more likely to sell it as extra accessory instead of integrated into the phone.
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2016
Next year, the Mobile World Congress 2017 will be happening in February 2017 and there's a good chance that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will make an appearance, given that it's a tradition for Samsung to showcase their flagship around that period.
Last Updated: Nov 29, 2016
As we move on from the unfortunate series of events of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, there was some report of the company that is looking to make the Galaxy Note 5 exciting again. How? By rolling out some Galaxy Note 7 software for the Galaxy Note 5.
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2016
As you all know, it has not been a smooth year for Samsung with the Note 7 fiasco, and nobody really knows what the future holds for the Note series. At this point, it's hard to say what the company is planning to do with it, but according to a new report; they aren't giving up on the Note 7 yet.
Last Updated: Oct 31, 2016
While it's still a long way for Samsung from unveiling the Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung has officially uploaded a new colour for their flagship Galaxy S7 edge on their website. First introduced by the Note 7 with a Blue Coral theme, it proved popular with the customers so that's why Samsung decided to bring it back.
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2016
Just recently, a conference call between Samsung and some analysts happened to discuss various topics, such as the next Samsung Galaxy S8, the recent Viv Labs acquirement, and its current standing after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.
Last Updated: Oct 24, 2016
By now, you all should have heard how Samsung is trying to refund the costumers who have pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, or exchanging the phone with a Galaxy S7 edge, from both Samsung store and even at the airport. However, there is a new rumour floating around; which claims that the company is planning to provide the Galaxy S8 for free, or by paying a minimum amount to those who pre-ordered the Galaxy Note 7.
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2016
So, all of you probably have read a lot of news (and jokes) regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 explosion already, but what you haven't heard, is an Apple iPhone 7 bursting into flames, which apparently destroyed a car.