South Korean Corporation Samsung Electronics has temporarily ceased production for export of smartphones Galaxy Note 7 in connection with the appeared messages about the fire of their batteries.
“This measure applies in particular to the factory of Samsung in Vietnam, which is engaged in international supplies”, — said the interlocutor of the Agency Yonhap, quoted by RIA “Novosti”.
Sales model Note 7 began in South Korea on 19 August and in early September it was announced the withdrawal from the world market 2.5 million of such smartphones after there were reports of fires during charging, particularly in the United States, South Korea and Taiwan.
In America the mobile phone company AT&T and T-Mobile US has stopped selling Note 7, for security reasons, said Yonhap. At the same time, according to the Agency, has no declared about the investigations of seven cases of fire in South Korea reported in the press.
as of September in South Korea, has sold about 400 million smartphones this model. The company agreed then to exchange them for a new smartphone or to cancel the contract on connection to the mobile network operator.