It’s time. After more than four months, the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer is ready to reveal the exact reason that the Galaxy Note7 — its most advanced smartphone ever, and the year’s strongest competitor to Apple’s iPhone 7 — was recalled.
Nearly five months after the first Galaxy Note7 unexpectedly caught fire, prompting a massive unprecedented worldwide recall, Samsung’s ongoing headache might finally be coming to an end. On Monday, we’ll finally have the technology giant’s official answer as to what exactly went wrong.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 fiasco continues. After recalling faulty devices, pushing battery-limiting software updates, issuing replacements, then recalling all Galaxy Note7s and halting production entirely, the company is doubling down on limiting the explosive potential of any Note7 still in the hands of a customer.