Samsung Halts Note 7 Production; Telling Customers To Turn Off Phones
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says it is stopping production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a day after it halted global sales of the star-crossed devices.
The South Korean company said in a regulatory filing today that it has made a final decision to stop production for the sake of consumer safety.
Samsung also said there's a new quality problem with the phone, but it hasn't elaborated
Samsung is struggling to regain consumer trust after a first round of recalls. The company stopped selling the device after finding that even the supposedly safer replacements it was providing for recalled Note 7 phones were catching fire.