News & Reviews: Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Sep 29, 2016
Today, Malaysian customers are finally able to have their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replaced with a newer and improved model, it's now available in all across Malaysia and also for those who has pre-ordered it.
Sep 20, 2016
As Malaysians wait for 29 September 2016 for our Samsung Galaxy Note 7 replacement to begin, Samsung have confirmed certain features that these new "safe" Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will have. First off, it will have a new green battery icon which you can see on the Status Bar, Always On display screen and Power Off prompt screen.
Secondly, your box will have a black square sticker, rather than the earlier reported blue 'S'. Don't worry if you have the black square but don't have the green battery icon, Samsung said they would update it shortly. If you don't have both, best go get it replaced as soon as possible.
Sep 18, 2016
Not much went official this week except for Apple's iOS 10 update, while you can check out if your device supports it we also did a quick first impressions of it on the Apple iPhone 5. You can now officially pre-order your new Sony PS4 for Malaysia as well.
Samsung continues to ask that you send in your Samsung Galaxy Note 7, with only the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Malaysia release date announced. Most other notable news included closer looks at the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus as they got torture tested and torn down alongside the Apple Watch Series 2.
Sep 14, 2016
According to the folks at Korea Times, Samsung will be sending out a new over-the-air software update that will stop your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from charging past 60% or 2100 mAh of the full 3500 mAh battery. This may stop it from exploding as reports had the smartphone explode during charging. It should also serve as a more compelling reason to replace your 'unsafe' Galaxy Note 7. Don't wait for it to happen and go get your replacement as soon as possible.
Sep 12, 2016
Amidst reports of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploding in Jeeps, hotel rooms and in the hands of children, Samsung Malaysia is desperately and urgently imploring that customers here in Malaysia replace their Galaxy Note 7. So far, we've yet to hear of any cases in Malaysia but the full details on how to replace it have already been disclosed complete with an official statement below:
"Our number one priority is the safety of our customers. We are asking users to power down their Galaxy Note7s and exchange them as soon as possible," says DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. "We are expediting replacement devices so that they can be provided through the exchange program as conveniently as possible and in compliance with related regulations. We sincerely thank our customers for their understanding and patience."
Sep 12, 2016
Without a doubt, this week was the week where Apple rose to the occasion with their new jet black, waterproof, dual camera Apple iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 while the Samsung announced how to replace their recalled Galaxy Note 7 in full disclosure. You can now get the previous gen iPhone 6S Plus, 6S, SE and iPads cheaper than before and Apple also announced their waterproof 2nd-gen Apple Watch Series 2 along with their AirPods.
Sep 07, 2016
With the recent news of recalling all the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from Official Samsung Electronics due to some safety issues. Today, Samsung Mobile Malaysia has finally made an official replacement announcement for the Galaxy Note 7. The replacement initiatives in Malaysia will take place from 29th September 2016 onwards with terms and conditions.
Sep 04, 2016
Looks like the biggest news of the week came in at the last moment as Samsung officially recalled the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 over a faulty sometimes exploding battery. It wasn't the only one suspended as Google also stopped work on their Project Ara modular smartphone.
Samsung Malaysia puts customer safety first and officially recall Galaxy Note 7, will replace yours for freeSep 02, 2016
Samsung Malaysia Electronics have made it official with a recall notice for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. According to them, as of 1 September, 35 cases have been reported globally regarding the faulty battery but Samsung are placing a priority on the safety of its customers and stopping sales of the Galaxy Note 7 for now.
Those who have bought and received their Galaxy Note 7 devices can replace ther current device in the coming weeks when the solution for the issue is found. You can contact the Samsung Malaysia Careline at 1-800-88-7799 for further information.
Sep 02, 2016
After several reports of the devices exploding in the hands of the consumers, Samsung is said to be readying for a worldwide recall of the newly released Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from markets that it is available now while they get to the bottom of the problem plaguing the new flagship.