Samsung postpones Galaxy Note 7 launch in Myanmar

Amid Samsung’s global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, Samsung’s distributor in Myanmar has announced that customers who have pre-ordered the device locally would receive a safety-tested working model in October, Myanmar Times reports. At the beginning of September, Samsung announced a recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after finding problems with the device’s battery.According to U Zarni Win Htet, head of IT and mobile at Samsung Myanmar, the smartphone was not due to launch locally until 11 September, but this would be delayed to October, due to the recall.


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