Exploding Samsung Galaxy Note7 Units Lead To Mass Recall?

"Is the new Samsung Galaxy Note7 really safe to use or will it endanger my life and the lives of my loved ones?"

I'm sure that's the question that's in the mind of millions of Samsung fans across the planet as several incidences of exploding Note7 units started spreading online last week.

More about this photo: Samsung Galaxy Note7 Exploded While Being Charged

Well, according to Yonhap News Agency of Korea, Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to announce a mass recall of its newest Galaxy Note 7 phablets sold within its home country and abroad in less than a week, following the company's internal investigations on reports that a few Note7 units exploded while plugged to an electrical outlet for charging. (source)

Samsung has yet to confirm nor deny this report.

In line with this development, however, Ha Joon-doo, an analyst at Shinhan Investment Corporation told Yahoo Finance, "Every year, there have been accidents of battery explosions but it is the first time that six or seven cases happened within such a short period after the launch of a new product."

On Thursday - September 1, 2016, Samsung delayed shipments of the flagship phablet within South Korea for "extra quality control testing".

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 is the latest iteration to the Korean Giant's successful line of Android smartphones that combine a large display, an S-Pen capacitive touchscreen stylus, great imaging capabilities, and top-notch internal hardware.

This year's model sports a 5.7-inch Quad-HD Curved SuperAMOLED display, a 12 MegaPixel autofocus camera with Dual Pixel sensor, wide-angle 5 MegaPixel selfie cam, 4K video recorder, 3,500 mAh battery pack, 64-Bit Octa Core Exynos 8890 Octa processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage.

Note7's design language is reminiscent of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge - featuring dual scratch-resistant glass panels sandwiching an aluminum mid-frame - but is slightly larger and has a more balanced, tubular feel in the hand.

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