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Samsung suspends Galaxy Note 7 production: Yonhap

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 09:44
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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has suspended production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones following reports of fires in replacement devices, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday citing an unnamed source.

[SEOUL] Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has suspended production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones following reports of fires in replacement devices, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday citing an unnamed source.

The smartphone giant's decision to temporarily halt Note 7 production was done in cooperation with authorities in China and United States, Yonhap cited an unnamed source at a Samsung partner firm as saying.

Samsung did not immediately comment on the report.

REUTERS