August 19th to October 11th. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is no longer.
After citing consumer safety, Samsung informed its carrier and retail partners to stop selling its latest flagship, as well as asked customers to “power down and stop using the device.” Samsung noted it was investigating the latest reports of Note 7 units catching fire.
In a report this morning in the Wall Street Journal, Samsung has announced it will permanently discontinue production of the Galaxy Note 7.
“Taking our customer’s safety as our highest priority, we have decided to halt sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7,” the company said.
In September, Samsung said it sold 2.5 million units of the Note 7 with Canadian sales numbers topping 22,000.
Specific details for Canadians with the Note 7 were unveiled yesterday. “Canadian consumers with either an original Galaxy Note7 or replacement Galaxy Note7 device should power down and stop using the device. Details of the remedies available for Note7 customers, which will include a full refund at their place of purchase, will be announced shortly,” said Samsung Canada in a statement.
We have reached out to Samsung and its Canadian carrier and retail partners for further details of the Note 7 return, including those customers who purchased accessories.