Fireproof gloves, casing for Galaxy Note 7 owners

The South Korean technology firm Samsung announced that it will send fireproof gloves and cases to customers who are still in possession of the Galaxy Note 7 in order for them to safely return the malfunctioning device.
Galaxy Note 7 Photo Credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News

The South Korean tech company Samsung announced today (Wednesday) that fireproof equipment will be given to customers who bought the Galaxy Note 7 so they could be returned safely.

This announcement was issued a day after the company released a statement in which it advises customers to turn off the device immediately and stop using it after additional reports of devices combusting were received.

Customers who purchased the device abroad will be able to choose now whether to receive a refund or to get a replacement. Due to this, Samsung is predicting heavy loses estimated to be in the billions (USD).

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