Samsung Myanmar suspends roll-out of Galaxy Note 7
AMID Samsung’s global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the electronics giant’s local distributor said yesterday that customers who have pre-ordered the device locally would receive a safety-tested working model in October.
Last week Samsung announced the recall of millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones as customers have reported cases of battery fires.
‘We will exchange pre-orders for new smartphones .’
U Zarni Win Htet Samsung Myanmar
U Zarni Win Htet, head of IT and Mobile from Samsung Myanmar, said yesterday that the smartphone was not due to launch locally until September 11, but this would be pushed back to next month, due to the recall.
“We will exchange pre-orders for new smartphones that have been inspected for errors,” he said. “This will start in October.”
Pre-order customers who prefer to get their money back can do so this month, he added.
U Zarni Win Htet said that more than 100 Galaxy Note 7 smartphones had been pre-ordered in Myanmar, but he declined to give a specific number.