Beleaguered Samsung claims Galaxy S7 phones are safe; do you believe them?

“After a horrendous autumn dealing with the fallout of combusting batteries in the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is now reassuring customers that its smaller-sized, S7 range is not affected by the same issue,” Parmy Olson writes for Forbes. “‘Samsung stands behind the quality and safety of the Galaxy S7 family’ the company said in an official statement released late on Friday. ‘There have been no confirmed cases of internal battery failures with these devices among the more than 10 million devices being used by consumers in the United States.”

“Yet there have been a small sprinkling of reports of similar overheating problems occurring with Samsung’s Galaxy S7. Tech journalist Chris Mills at BGR, for instance, reported in early October that his S7 Active had swollen up and broken the phone while it was charging in his office,” Olson writes. “Another S7 user in Canada claimed he suffered second and third-degree burns on his hands after his Samsung smartphone exploded while he was in his car. Daniel Ramirez in Ohio is also reportedly suing Samsung after saying that his Galaxy S7 Edge (a version of the same phone but with a curved screen) exploded in his trousers pocket in May 2016, leading to burns on his groin, leg and lower back. ”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: No one should believe Samsung because:

Samsung has no clue why their phones explode, yet they shipped replacements anyway, assuring their customers they were safe.

Samsung are not only thieves, they’re liars, too.

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  1. If you see a stow employee talking to a customer about a ScamScum phone, walk up and ask the employee, “Are these the ScamScum phones that don’t explode? How will I know when a phone is going to explode?” Should be interesting to see their reactions. 🖖😀⌚️

  2. ‘Samsung is now reassuring customers that its smaller-sized, S7 range is not affected by the same issue,”

    really? have they officially announced what caused the issue to start with?

    i thought they promised the results of their investigation to the public once they determined what it was.

  3. A lot of people traveling over the holidays are going to be unpleasantly surprised when they discover their Samsung phones and tablets are unwelcome on airplanes.

  4. Samsung said their replacement Galaxy Note 7 smartphones were ‘safe’. No they weren’t. It was discovered that Samsung had done NOTHING to improve the Galaxy Note 7 replacements. No wonder the replacements alsoexploded. (0_o)

    Lesson learned?

    Not for this guy:
    Graphic Photo: Samsung Note 7 Explodes on the face of Young Man in China
    – September 27, 2016

    This young man who resides in China was said to have been rushed to the emergency after the Samsung Note 7 phone he was operating reportedly exploded while he was making or receiving a call.

  5. Just carry a fire extinguisher with you and they are probably safe. Maybe they need to packaging that includes one with every phone purchase from them. Otherwise wise up and get the real smart phone.

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