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Samsung Electronics says halted Galaxy Note 7 production
October 11, 2016 / 9:16 AM / a year ago

Samsung Electronics says halted Galaxy Note 7 production

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it has halted the production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to consumer safety concerns.

A Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 is seen at the company's headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Samsung will likely permanently halt sales of the flagship device permanently, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. Samsung did not immediately comment on the matter.

Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman

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