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The ultimate Samsung Galaxy Note7 round-up
By James Lu - 29 Aug 2016,10:29am

The ultimate Samsung Galaxy Note7 round-up

If you've just bought a Samsung Galaxy Note7 or you're thinking about buying one, this article is for you. We've rounded up our most useful Note7 articles, including our full review and pricing plans, plus tips and tricks to get the most out of the Note7's new features and redesigned S Pen.

Why this LG battery has a nail running through it

Why this LG battery has a nail running through it

FEATURE / 23 Apr 2017 / By Alvin Soon

They nailed this battery for a reason. Click here to find out why.

Samsung confirms it will be selling refurbished Galaxy Note7

NEWS / 27 Mar 2017 / By Cookie Monster

The Galaxy Note7 is brought back to life again!

Samsung may sell refurbished Note7 units in emerging markets (Update: Samsung says no)

NEWS / 26 Feb 2017 / By Cookie Monster & Ng Chong Seng

Samsung may start selling refurbished units of the Galaxy Note7 in emerging markets such as India and Vietnam.

South Korea bolsters battery safety rules in light of Note7 battery saga

South Korea bolsters battery safety rules in light of Note7 battery saga

NEWS / 06 Feb 2017 / By Liu Hongzuo

The new regulations apply to all manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries – not just smartphone makers like Samsung.

Samsung's improved 8-point Battery Safety Check will help create safer devices

Samsung's improved 8-point Battery Safety Check will help create safer devices

FEATURE / 24 Jan 2017 / By Vijay Anand

Concluding the official investigation for the Galaxy Note7, Samsung has share that it is adopting stricter quality assurance protocols across its entire development process in an effort to renew its commitment to safety. Here are the measures taken to build safer batteries and devices.

Chronicling the life of the Samsung Galaxy Note7

Chronicling the life of the Samsung Galaxy Note7

FEATURE / 23 Jan 2017 / By Cookie Monster & Vijay Anand

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 might go down in history as the smartphone with the shortest shelf life. We take a look at its two-month journey from the launch to its unfortunate demise.

Aggressive battery design caused Note7's demise; this is how Samsung will prevent it from happening again

Aggressive battery design caused Note7's demise; this is how Samsung will prevent it from happening again

NEWS / 23 Jan 2017 / By Vijay Anand

Months after issuing an official recall of the much troubled Galaxy Note7 phablet, Samsung has finally concluded official investigations with third-party industry expert organizations. Here is their official explanation for its failure and how the company is taking all measures possible to prevent such an incident from ever happening again.

"Irregularly-sized" batteries and manufacturing issues caused the Note7 fires?

"Irregularly-sized" batteries and manufacturing issues caused the Note7 fires?

NEWS / 20 Jan 2017 / By Cookie Monster

The Wall Street Journal claims that it knows what exactly caused the Galaxy Note7 to catch fire. Read on to find out more!

PSA: Samsung Singapore will disable the 5% of unreturned Galaxy Note7 devices

PSA: Samsung Singapore will disable the 5% of unreturned Galaxy Note7 devices

NEWS / 28 Dec 2016 / By James Lu

Following OTA updates to unreturned Samsung Galaxy Note7 units in the US and other countries that completely restrict the phone from charging past zero percent, Samsung Singapore will be implementing a similar software update on 28th December 2016.

Aggressive design the cause of Galaxy Note7 battery explosions?

Aggressive design the cause of Galaxy Note7 battery explosions?

NEWS / 11 Dec 2016 / By Cookie Monster

An aggressive design could be the reason behind the Samsung Galaxy Note7 battery explosions. Read on to find out more!

Samsung may permanently disable any remaining Galaxy Note7 phones

Samsung may permanently disable any remaining Galaxy Note7 phones

NEWS / 09 Dec 2016 / By James Lu

While most Samsung Galaxy Note7 owners have already exchanged or returned their phone, it looks like Samsung may be planning to permanently disable any Note7's still out there by rolling out an update that would prevent the phone from charging.

Reminder: Samsung's Galaxy Note7 Exchange program starts today at 5PM

Reminder: Samsung's Galaxy Note7 Exchange program starts today at 5PM

NEWS / 26 Oct 2016 / By James Lu

Samsung's Galaxy Note7 exchange program starts today at 5PM. Note7 customers (regardless of where they purchased their Note7) will be able to exchange their Note7 for a Galaxy S7 Edge + S$250 or opt for a full refund of S$1,168. Full details on how to get your exchange/refund inside.

The best phones to replace your Samsung Galaxy Note7

The best phones to replace your Samsung Galaxy Note7

FEATURE / 23 Oct 2016 / By James Lu

If you're in the market for a new phone to replace your Samsung Galaxy Note7, we've got some great options for you.

Full details of Samsung Singapore's Galaxy Note7 exchange/refund program

Full details of Samsung Singapore's Galaxy Note7 exchange/refund program

NEWS / 23 Oct 2016 / By James Lu

Here's how much money you're getting back for your Galaxy Note7 and official Note7 accessories.

Here's how to refund or exchange your Samsung Galaxy Note7

Here's how to refund or exchange your Samsung Galaxy Note7

NEWS / 23 Oct 2016 / By James Lu & Vijay Anand

Samsung Singapore has announced details on how Galaxy Note7 customers can exchange or refund their device. Full info inside.

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