On September 2, Samsung officially announced its recall of all 2.5 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units sold until that point. As you surely know by now, this has to do with the batteries in some of these phones being prone to overheating and catching fire.
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After that announcement, Samsung and its partners stopped selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, understandably. Replacement units for those who had received the phablet prior to September 2 are already on the way in some places (and will reach more countries next week).
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But what about people who didn’t grab a faulty Samsung Galaxy Note 7 but would want to purchase a safe one? There’s a date they can look forward to now. Samsung will resume sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on September 28 in South Korea, as well as “other countries when conditions allow”, according to a company spokeswoman.
So probably, in early October the handset will be on sale again in most territories. Hopefully, by then, all the possibly faulty devices would have been replaced.