Samsung Electronics Australia announced on 5th September 2106, that it has formally issued a recall notice for the Galaxy Note 7, which will cover 51,060 smartphones. The recall is in response to the recent issue regarding isolated battery cell issues with the Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung Electronics Australia advises all customers who use a Galaxy Note 7 smartphone to power down their device return it to its place of purchase and use an alternative device until a remedy can be provided.
Key Aspects of the recall:
You bet! The Galaxy Note 7 is a beautiful smart phone with a quality build (the combustible battery issue not withstanding), and with some industry leading features. Check out the video below. Samsung is also handling the recall notice very professionally and efficiently.
I have a Samsung tablet, on which I typically read the morning news. But most of my other work is usually dozen on my phone. Why? Because it’s mostly always with me. The new breed of mobile phones are packed with productivity features, and have been for some time, multi-tasking, modification of office documents etc. But Samsung has upped the features on the Galaxy Note 7.
The big sellers for me are:
|Nice size||Large enough to be productive, but not too large for carrying. And it feels good in the hand|
|Magnification with stylus||If you are over 40 you probably wear glasses. So if you need to read a email or text its either squint or get your glasses out. Not anymore. The magnification feature is great.|
|Quick hand written notes on screen||I am always jotting down thoughts and ideas, typically on pieces of paper or brief recording on my Dictaphone. I see this on screen note taker a brilliant feature to replace all that.|
|Iris scanner security||Enhanced easier security, yay no more passwords|
then this is the phone for me.
I sort of wish the Samsung would back off on their own interface over the top of Android, as don’t think the Samsung additions bring much to the phone, and probably just slow down performance. But having said that this does not detract too much from the overall phone.
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