Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Release Date, News & Update: Explosions Didn’t Happen In Lab, Says Company; Successor Delayed In April 2017?

By Henry Abragan , Updated Dec 23, 2016 06:00 PM EST
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco was initially noted as a manufacturing defect causing the phones to heat and explode. However, Samsung held its own investigation and they reportedly were unable to witness explosions of the handsets in their own labs. Moreover, the giant tech company is reportedly disappointed at its own employees for adding burden to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 troubles.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Investigation Is Finished But Findings Are Yet To Come

Previously, Samsung was forced to issue a recall for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. In addition, the company was also reportedly forced to end production of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Thereafter, Samsung held an internal investigation which was reportedly finished. However, the tech giant reportedly sent the findings over to the external labs instead, Indian Express reported.

It has been noted that the Korean Testing Laboratory and the UL both have access to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 investigation findings. It should be noted that Samsung previously announced that it would share the result of the company's findings before the year ends. Moreover, Samsung reportedly expresses disappointment over employees that continue to produce leaks. On that note, Samsung's mobile business chief Koh Dong-jin noted that there were more recent attempts at a prototype leak and data breach lately.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Successor May Be Delayed In April 2017 To Avoid Battery Issues

In other news, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 investors are reportedly encouraged to still make an investment for the Samsung Galaxy S8. The company's next flagship phone is slated to launch at the MWC in 2017 and is believed to be equipped with safer batteries. Reports also claim that the handset may make it as early as February or March 2017, according to report.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery problems is expected to be resolved before launching the next flagship product. Apparently, issues related to the Galaxy's battery may need to be addressed first before the Galaxy S8 is revealed. The company is also expected to make wiser moves with the launching of their next product.  Watch the Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Compilation here:

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