SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Yonhap) — Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to announce an unprecedented recall of all of its newest Galaxy Note 7 phablets sold at home and abroad in less than a week, a company official said Thursday, after reports that a few of the devices exploded while being charged.
The Samsung official told Yonhap News Agency that the cause of the reported explosions has been traced to the battery of the new phablet.
“The most important thing is the safety of our customers and we don’t want to disappoint our loyal customers,” said the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
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