Yonhap News Agency, South Korea:
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
The Samsung official told Yonhap News Agency that the cause of the
reported explosions has been traced to the battery of the new
Industry watchers say Samsung will be able to take the likely
recall as an opportunity to upgrade its credibility, as long as it
takes prompt and convincing measures.
I would love to see the names of the “industry watchers” who think this fiasco will “upgrade Samsung’s credibility”.
★ Thursday, 1 September 2016