Samsung President and SouthWest Asia CEO, HC Hong unveiling the GalaxyNote 7 on August 11 2016 ( Photo: Anand Parthasarathy/ IndiaTechOnline)
Battery issues delay India launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone

Bangalore,September2 2016: Samsung,  confirmed today that it was delaying the launch of its latest flagship phone, Galaxy Note 7  to sort out some battery issues.
The company statement  said:
"Samsung is committed to producing the highest quality products and we take every incident report from our valued customers very seriously. In response to recently reported cases of the new Galaxy Note7, we conducted a thorough investigation and found a battery cell issue.
To date (as of September 1) there have been 35 cases that have been reported globally and we are currently conducting a thorough inspection with our suppliers to identify possible affected batteries in the market. However, because our customers’ safety is an absolute priority at Samsung, we have delayed sales of the Galaxy Note7 in India.
We acknowledge the inconvenience this may cause in the market but this is to ensure that Samsung continues to deliver the highest quality products to our customers.
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