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AT&T bails on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7

Galaxy Note 7s might be throwing fire. . . in China

ATT isn’t assured a new Samsung Galaxy Note 7s are any safer than a aged ones, and will no longer offer a new inclination during a stores.

Soon after a Galaxy Note 7 strike stores in August, some users reported that their phones were throwing fire. Samsung officially removed a phones final month, blaming inadequate batteries for overheating a phones and causing them to ignite.

Replacement phones were ostensible to solve a problem, and users started swapping in their aged devices.

But business have been stating a same dangerous problems with their new phones.

Last month, a Chinese patron pronounced his deputy phone burst into flames while charging. This week, an American user reported his deputy phone throwing fire — even yet it wasn’t plugged in. And on Wednesday, smoke started billowing from a deputy Galaxy Note 7 aboard a Southwest Airline craft before it departed, call a flight’s cancellation.

“Based on new reports, we’re no longer exchanging new Note 7s during this time, tentative serve review of these reported incidents,” an ATT deputy told CNNMoney.

Last week, Verizon (VZ, Tech30) and Sprint (S) said that they will exchange new Note 7s for other intelligent phones in light of a discouraging reports. ATT echoed a claims, and T-Mobile (TMUS) stood by a strange process giving business a two-week beauty duration to confirm if they wish to hang on to a new device.

Now ATT is holding things a step serve by no longer charity a deputy phones to customers.

ATT (T, Tech30) is enlivening Note 7 owners to “visit an ATT plcae to sell that device for another Samsung smartphone or other smartphone of their choice.”

Customers who have already exchanged their aged Note 7s for new ones will be means to barter in their phones. All exchanges are giveaway of charge.

Samsung did not immediately respond to a ask for comment.

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