Instrumental may only be a manufacturing engineering firm, but it may have done something that even the biggest seller of smartphone devices in the world could not -- find the cause of the Galaxy Note 7’s failure.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably already know that Samsung has recalled the Galaxy Note 7 and has decided to stop selling the device for good. It has been over a month since the first few devices exploded and the South Korean company has already performed its protocol of recalling the devices and giving out replacement units.
The world’s biggest seller of smartphone devices recently revealed that 85 percent of all recalled units of Galaxy Note 7 phablets have already been handed back by way of its refund and exchange program. Samsung also noted most of the those who returned their handsets chose to get another Samsung device.
As promised nearly a month ago, Lenovo has officially launched its newest phablet offering, the Phab 2 Pro. For those not familiar with this device, it has the distinction of being the first smartphone out in the market to come with support for Google’s Tango augmented reality tech. The handset comes with a price of $500.
According to a report published by Bloomberg, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has officially issued a ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 on all aircraft, even if the phablet brought on board is not activated.
Samsung is offering $100 credit to owners of Galaxy Note 7 units, that is if they decide to to exchange their defective handset for any other smartphone made by the South Korean mobile giant. For those Galaxy Note 7 owners who are looking to get another brand instead, they will only get $25 off from Samsung.
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