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Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to go on for sale from July 7

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Samsung Electronics will soon start selling the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The earlier flagship has been controversial for catching up fire and the company has got into millions of losses. Now, the maker is gearing up to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones across the world. The sources confirmed that Note 7 refurbished phones will go one for sale from July 7.

However, the company hasn’t revealed the price of the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones. Samsung information technology division is working on the handset’s cost and will be announced by launch date. At present, the tech giant is holding its bi-annual strategic forum at Seoul. It is expected that the company would announce upcoming launch dates for products like Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy Note 7’s successor.

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For the first of its kind, Samsung has suspended the manufacturing and sales of the Galaxy Note 7 after the reports stating several handsets catching fire. The handset’s non-removable battery is accused of the explosions. The humiliation on the Samsung’s flagship made a way to operating losses of some 6.1 trillion won ($5 billion) to the company.

Now, refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones will be rolled out with completely updated software and a lower-capacity battery compared to the original model. The company’s attempt to develop long-lasting and small battery is blamed for the phones catching fire.

Samsung received a large number of petitions when it recalled smartphone last year. The environment groups have asked to repair and reuse the 4.3 million Note 7 handsets that were produced. Back in March, the company said it would roll out recycle and refurbish Galaxy Note 7 phones for sale.

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Samsung Offers $100 Credit to Swap Note 7 with Other Samsung Smartphone

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It’s time to say goodbye to Galaxy Note 7 smartphones for the US customers. The Samsung Company has announced to stop the production of the phone. And asking all the retailers to stop selling and exchanging of troubled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobiles.

Moreover of stopping sales and production, Samsung is asking all the users to return their Galaxy Note 7 at the point of they purchased immediately. Yes, you heard it right!!! Even if you Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone which is considered by the company you still have to return the device.

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 So consumers who have Galaxy Note 7 mobile they can exchange their smartphone with any other Samsung Smartphone or you can receive a refund under the terms and conditions of the US Note 7 Refund and Exchange program.

The Samsung US President and COO, Tim Baxter said, “We appreciate the patience of our consumers, carrier and retail partners for carrying the burden during these challenging times. We commit to doing everything we can to make this right.”

The terms and conditions of the US Note 7 Refund and Exchange program. You can also find the following choices and can take these steps which are going to begin from 13th October at 3 PM ET.

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You can exchange your present Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone with any Samsung smartphones and the replacement of specific Note 7 accessories with a refund of a price difference between the devices.

Consumers can obtain the refund where they purchased the device.

  • The eligible additional incentives.
  • If you want to exchange the present Note 7 with other Samsung Smartphone.
  • The company is offering up to $100 bill credit for the selected carrier or retail outlets, and less any incentives have already received.
  • If you have already exchanged Galaxy Note 7 with any other Samsung Smartphone.
  • In this case, you will receive up to $75 bill credit from the preferred carrier or retail outlets in addition to $25 you have previously received.
  • Refund for Galaxy Note 7.
  • If you choose this option, you will receive up to $25 bill credit.
  • If you want to exchange Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with another brand smartphone.
  • You would receive up to $25 bill credit from selected carrier or retail outlets. And or even less if you received any incentives credits already earned.
  • Consumers who have any queries they can contact to the Samsung official customer care. Contact phone number 1-844-365-6197, they will help you in detail.

Safety Measures for Choosing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Models With Respect To Battery

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The South Korean electronics gadget manufacturer Samsung is taking no single chance in making the Galaxy Note 7 owners educated in regarding its safety measures.

Now, as the latest development, the company has announced some of the measures as how to identify the gadgets with safe battery. The new and improved battery has overcome the harm aspects that reported earlier.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Battery Safety Recall and Exchange Program for US Consumers Who Purchased Before September 15, 2016

A Guide has posted on official website of the company. Here we bring you an elaborated report as for how to identify the safe battery in Galaxy Note 7 devices.

A green colored square symbol of battery indication is provided which will glow in the status bar when the device is in Always-on display mode or power-off screen mode. This is the major factor that usually all the users ignored till date.

But from now, the buyers should be careful in observing before making their decision to purchase. Many casualties occurred, and damages reported due to the battery problem. On a major note, the Galaxy Note7 has been in the scanner in the US.

The company was forced to call for all the devices purchased on or before September 15th 2016 for a battery replacement. US government has also mentioned that it is not safe to use Galaxy Note 7.

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Samsung has then taken some steps to minimize the damages by suggesting not charging the battery more than 60%. But later, Samsung has called for a replacement program to completely replace the harmful and dangerous batteries for the devices sold.

Based on the IMEI or the serial number the users or the owners can make out whether they are eligible for the replacement program or not. The lithium batteries were used in the devices, and nearly 1 million devices expected to get the battery replaced.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Battery Safety Recall and Exchange Program for US Consumers Who Purchased Before September 15, 2016

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Samsung Alarmed Galaxy Note7 Safety Recall Program

After a lot of Chaos in the US electronics gadget market, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery issue has now rattled the sales of the product.

The company initiates Samsung Galaxy Note7 Safety Recall and exchange program to keep up its reputation. The recall scheme, eligible for devices that are purchased before 15 September 2016. In a statement issued by the Samsung Electronics, US, it has called for immediate exchange.

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) called for switching of the devices so that they can avoid the harm of explosion of the battery. Earlier, there was also a suggestion not to charge more than 60% of the battery.

The lithium-ion battery has somehow failed to deliver the expected performance and safety for the gadget owners. All the latest products that include Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge and Note 7 has now covered under the announced Galaxy Note7 Safety Recall and exchange scheme.

Eligibility for Galaxy Note 7 Replacement

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a warning in this regard. Hence, the exchange becomes a top priority for the owners of Samsung Note 7. Latest reports suggest that nearly 92 complaints of overheating and 26 burns officially notified.

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A $25 gift card offered in-store credit, in-store accessory credit or bill credit from preferred carrier retail outlets. Galaxy Note 7, total of 55 property damage which includes fires in cars and garages incidents reported in the US.

However, the company will cross-check purchase date with the help of IMEI or a serial number on the device. The toll-free number is also available for consumers and who wish to know further details about the exchange program.

Various contact numbers are allotted for the customers who buy from multiple sources in the US.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 price, release date, specs, features leaks

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Release

Samsung is all set for the release of its new mobile handset Galaxy Note 7. The unpacking event is going to be held in New York, London and Rio de Janeiro. Scheduled launch starts at 11 am EDT (8:30 PM). Users have the option to view the live streaming of the event with Gear VR.

Samsung is launching Note 7 successor to it’s Galaxy Note 5. It is speculated that this Korean-based mobile giant would also launch the next generation Gear S3 smartwatch and Gear VR as they launched Gear S2 smartwatch at IFA, Berlin last year.

Samsung posted an Invitation on its blog commenting about the release of Galaxy Note 7. “will help people do more at work, at home and everywhere in between.” The company also mentioned about Stylus S Pen. “With added functionality of the S Pen and large screen, the Galaxy Note 7 is a powerful instrument for achievement and self-expression, and is made for those who want to get the most from their phones – and their lives.”

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The manufacturer commented about the jump in Note series in term of naming. Earlier, company said that it discarded Galaxy Note 6 for a couple of reasons. “First, the Galaxy Note 7 will complement our Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and unify our product portfolio. Second, the Galaxy Note 7 will minimize confusion about the latest mobile technology from Samsung, and provide full alignment with Galaxy S smartphone,” says Samsung.

As per the sources, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 rolls out with Android 7.0 OS Nougat. The device features a 5.7-inch QHD display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution. The device sport an iris scanner and a Grace UX interface on top.  Reports vary among various sources that the device comes with a 6GB RAM and some reports claim a 4GB RAM. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and house a 32 GB inbuilt storage with an expandable option with microSD card support. A buzz is that camera specifications include a 12 MP rear camera and a 5 MP selfie shooter.

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Price for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 would be around Rs. 63,000 when converted to the reported rate in Europe.