Samsung has suspended work on a new Galaxy S8

At Samsung for two weeks suspended work on the Galaxy S8, which is expected in February. According to The Wall Street Journal, all of the company’s engineers are trying to figure out the reason of the overheating of the battery of the Galaxy Note 7.

Developers can not yet answer the question, what was the cause of the problem. Experts consider the version from too little battery capacity to Neodesha software.

Samsung started selling the Galaxy Note 7 in August 2016. In September, she had to recall 2.5 million smartphones around the world due to problems with the battery which overheated and sometimes caught fire. In early October the company announced that it would stop production and sales of Galaxy Note 7 due to security threats to users. The device was sold in several countries, including the US and the UK. In Russia official sales of the smartphone has not started, but in the company’s office promised that the Russians will replace the grey smartphones.

In the US owners of the Galaxy Note 7 submitted to the company a lawsuit in Federal court in new Jersey. The lawsuit stresses that the Board of company owners of the Galaxy Note 7 stopped using the devices, however Samsung has not provided them with other smartphones to replace.

Samsung Electronics estimated negative impact on operating profit due to the termination of sales of the smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2016 and first quarter 2017 to $2.6 billion. the manufacturer said that it plans to normalize mobile business, increasing sales and Galaxy S7 Galaxy S7 edge.


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