Samsung Expands Recall of Galaxy Note7 Smartphones

Samsung is recalling all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones, even those given as replacement phones. The recall now includes 1.9 million phones in total. The lithium-ion battery in the Galaxy Note7 smartphones can overheat and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazard to consumers.

The recalled devices have a 5.7 inch screen and were sold in the following colors: black onyx, blue coral, gold platinum and silver titanium with a matching stylus.

There have been 96 incidents reported in U.S., 23 of which came after the initial September 15 recall.

Consumers should stop using the device immediately and contact Samsung.

Reference CPSC

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