The three largest US mobile operator AT & T, Sprint and Verizon refused to sell the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Together with them, the same decision was made by the German company T-Mobile, reports Business Insider.
This information publication confirmed by representatives of Samsung. They reported that it was related to the threat of overheating and fire apparatus.
“We recognize that partners have stopped selling and exchange for Galaxy Note 7, after reports of problems with damage to vehicles in case of overheating. We respect their decision,” — said the representative of Samsung.
Business Insider notes that telecommunication companies are major retailers of Samsung phones in the United States. A similar solution mobile operators can lead to serious declines in sales of smartphones in the country.
South Korean company Samsung Electronics on October 10 announced the temporary suspension of production of smartphones Galaxy Note 7. This was reported by Yonhap, citing an anonymous source.
In early September, Samsung asked the owners of smartphones Galaxy Note 7 with the recommendation to turn off and as soon as possible to exchange your device because there is the threat of overheating and fire. The company explained that the smartphone has installed batteries with the same defect.
One of the smartphones Galaxy Note 7 of the new party exploded in the hands of its owner. This happened in less than a day after 25-year-old resident of China Hui Renji purchased the phone. The result of the incident the young man received minor damage to two fingers.