Samsung to halt Note 7 sales

The Android Authority reports that Samsung will halt further sales of the Note 7, recall all of the devices and faces as much as US$19 billion in lost income on the flagship device. 

The figure is a drastic increase from the $5 billion dollars analysts predicted the original recall would cost the company. Samsung is also facing up to $1.6 trillion Won in disposal costs if 4 million-odd Note 7’s need to be safely disposed of.

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About Mark Lyndersay

Mark Lyndersay is a writer and photographer based in Trinidad and Tobago. He writes editorial leaders for Guardian Media Limited, for whom he has written more than 1,300 since 2001, feature writing and reviews and his column, BitDepth, which has examined personal technology issues continuously over the last 20 years. As a photographer, he divides his time between commercial assignments and annual report photography and personal projects like Local Lives, which examines the backstory of life and culture in Trinidad and Tobago.

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