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.

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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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