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Timeline: Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 recall crisis

Samsung on Tuesday scrapped the $882 flagship smartphone, in what could be one of the costliest product safety failures in tech history

Reuters  |  Seoul 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to its reputation and outlook after failing to resolve safety concerns. The following is a chronology of major developments related to Samsung's recall of the Note 7s since the launch of the smartphones in August. Oct. 11 - Samsung permanently halts sales and production of Note 7 smartphones and asks customers to stop using the phones as it investigates reports of fires in new devices. Oct. 10 - Samsung says it is adjusting Note 7 ...

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First Published: Wed, October 12 2016. 13:32 IST