Samsung is recalling its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to the potential fire risk in the battery of the handset.
Now it looks like Samsung will be recalling handsets in the US from the 21st of September 2016, Samsung is now working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission on the recall.
Samsung has announced a voluntary recall and exchange program on certain Galaxy Note7 devices in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The affected devices were sold in the U.S. before September 15, 2016. Since the affected devices can overheat and pose a safety risk, if you own a Galaxy Note7, it is extremely important to stop using your device, power it down and immediately exchange it using our U.S. Note7 Exchange Program.
The company is recalling all of their Galaxy Note 7 handsets that were sold in the US before the 15th of September 2016. You can see full deytails on what you need to do to get your device replaced by Samsung at the links below.