Now beleaguered Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge is reportedly catching fire

“Samsung’s troubles have apparently just spread from the Note 7 to another flagship phone,” Mark Spoonauer reports for Tom’s Guide. “According to Android Headlines, a Canadian man says his Galaxy S7 Edge caught fire while he was driving home from work. And that’s not the only incident.”

“Separately, Phone Arena reports that an employee of one of the big U.S. wireless carriers told the site that one of its customers’ Galaxy S7 Edge devices had exploded while it was charging overnight using the included charger,” Spoonauer reports. “In the case of the first Canadian gentleman, he says that he smelled something burning and saw smoke coming from the center console, at which point he threw the S7 Edge out of the window and then covered the device with snow.”

An exploded, post-fire Samsung Galaxy Note 7
An exploded, post-fire Samsung Galaxy Note 7

“An Ohio man is suing Samsung because he claims that the handset caught fire in his pocket, and he had to undergo painful skin grafts to address the second- and third-degree burns,” Spoonauer reports. “Meanwhile, Samsung still hasn’t pinpointed the exact cause of the Note 7 explosions and fires, according to The Wall Street Journal, and the company has apparently lost more than $20 billion in value as a result of the recall.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Those who buy pretend iPhones cobbled together by a South Korean dishwasher-maker deserve to be burned (metaphorically, not literally.)

Samsung is a criminal enterprise.

They do not give two shits about their customers. For proof, look no further than the fact that Samsung has no clue why their phones explode, yet they shipped replacements anyway, assuring their customers they were safe.

And now the criminal chaebol refuses to pay their undiscerning pigeons for damages they’ve caused – not even from a sleazy, illegal slush fund.

Samsung refusing to pay for property damage caused by its exploding phones – October 22, 2016
No, Apple’s iPhone 7’s are not having the same issue as Samsung’s exploding, fire-causing phones – October 21, 2016
Beleaguered Samsung’s exploding phone troubles come at an already crucial moment – October 18, 2016
Horror stories from the flight ban of Samsung’s exploding phones – October 17, 2016
Analyst estimates 5-7 million ex-Samsung phone users to switch to Apple iPhone – October 17, 2016
U.S. air passengers who try to take Samsung’s exploding phones onto planes face fines, confiscation, criminal prosecution – October 15, 201
Samsung has no clue why their phones explode, yet they shipped replacements anyway, assuring their customers they were safe – October 14, 2016
United States bans all Samsung Note 7 phones on airline flights – October 14, 2016
Beleaguered Samsung’s cellphone dilemma – October 13, 2016
Exploding Galaxy phones: What did Samsung know and when did they know it? – October 12, 2016
Apple or Android phone makers: Who wins more on Samsung’s Galaxy collapse? – October 12, 2016
People are dumping Samsung’s unsafe, exploding phones and upgrading to Apple’s iPhone – October 12, 2016
Social media users mock beleaguered Samsung’s explosive phones – October 11, 2016
Replacement Galaxy Note 7, deemed ‘safe’ by Samsung, catches fire in Scottish hotel room – October 11, 2016
Samsung axes explosive Galaxy Note 7, shares plummet – October 11, 2016
Drexel Hamilton projects 8 million iPhone unit gain for Apple this year alone due to Samsung’s exploding phones debacle – October 11, 2016
Samsung takes multi-billion-dollar hit to end exploding phones fiasco – October 11, 2016
Beleaguered Samsung permanently ceases Galaxy Note 7 production – October 11, 2016


  1. A friend just told me his S& Edge is pretty warm after use and charge. His is though the At&T Next plan, and it two months in/ I did not have the answer so I am asking here. Does AT&T exchange those “phones” for an iPhone? Also his wife has the S7 Active. They would like to come over to real phones, and not burn up their pockets…money wise, nor burn down their house charging their “phones.” Thanks guys. BTW, almost got him talked into going all in on Apple.

    1. you’re not supposed to leave your phone over night to charge if you do you’re supposed to turn off the fast charging technology and use it in normal charging mode. if you go to settings it says, “device might hot while using the fast charging technology”. when you active fast charging the device charges at a faster Rate than normal and lithium batteries are pretty sensitive and anything can triggered them if you’re overcharged the battery overnight. also third party chargers and unauthentic charges have caused samsung and iphones to catch on fire in the past. cheap chargers aren’t up to industry safety standards and they can make your phone catch on fire. ipods were the first device to catch on fire in people’s pockets or hands. then in 2009 iphone fire reports started showing up on the Internet. iphones have killed, electrocuted, catch on fire in people’s pocket, severely burn the customer and caused property damages. iphone have blown up car and have caught on fire in mid flight. iphone are infamous for overheating. last time I check iphone they tell you to wait a while for the phone to cool down.

        1. cheap chargers can cause a galaxy or iphone to catch on fire like the ones sold on amazon, but the ones reported weren’t all third party chargers. some people iphones caught on fire weeks after using the device or even when they were using the charger that it came with then it caught on fire for reason.

  2. Samsung also revealed on Tuesday that it will finally push a previously reported update to European users that limits charge to Galaxy Note 7 phones still in the wild to only 60 percent of maximum capacity. Users with the phone in Europe should expect to see the update happen on Oct. 31.

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