FedEx, UPS Refuse Service To Recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is the worldwide trending news with its recall of sold units and the eventual halting of sales permanently. To add insult to injury, two of the country's largest shipping company are reportedly refusing to carry customer's recalled Note 7 units.
The Reason For The Refusal
According to Business Insider, FedEx Corp. and United Parcel Services Inc. (UPS) refuse to handle shipments of recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units, fearing that the device might explode. This news is another blow to Samsung's efforts to rebuild its image through active recalling of units and offering incentives to customers who purchased the infamous product.
Ground Shipments Still Allowed, With Condition
However, FedEx and UPS do not disallow the shipment in all of its service. According to the FedEx spokesperson, they allow ground shipments of the recalled units provided that the units are sealed in a special box that are designed to handle shipments of volatile lithium-ion batteries. They also only accept units from retail stores only and not private individuals.
Total Shipment Ban in the UK
In a similar report from Bloomberg, the move resulted from U.K.'s Royal Mail decision to ban shipments of Note 7 in all their services. The shipping company is even scrutinizing mails sent by customers by asking them to list items inside to avoid defective Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units to get through.
Samsung's Actions To Help Customers
For the U.S., Samsung is giving customer's specialized boxes to place their Note 7 when returning. They also advise Note 7 owners to return said units in retail stores to avoid the hassle of individual mailings. In the U.K. where a total ban was imposed, Samsung is reportedly in talks with U.K. Mail Group to take over the shipping process through home collections. This however is limited to those who bought the device in U.K. from Samsung's official online store.
Samsung Will Release ‘Fandom’ Edition Of Galaxy Note 7
The new refurbished edition will be called as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 FE and it will feature different components than the original device. It will hit stores on July 7th starting in South Korea.
Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Will Possibly Share Same Specs And Colors' Sheet With The Original Galaxy Note 7
The refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which will be called as the Galaxy Note 7R, will be released on July 7th in Korea and it is expected to cost anywhere between 740,000 and 760,000 won — that’s $656 and $673, respectively.
The Galaxy Note 8 Schematics Confirm Fingerprint Scanner On The Back
There aren’t dual-front-facing speakers because that would mean a lot of bezels would be required in order to make this change. Instead, one speaker grill is present at the top, while the other grill is at the bottom.
Galaxy Note 8 Is Coming This Year, Samsung Confirms
Samsung confirms the release of the most awaited Galaxy Note 8. It is likely to hit the market in August or September as previous devices are also unveiled in that particular range of time.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Is Coming Back To South Korea In June
The refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices would pack in a smaller 3,200 mAh battery as opposed to the original 3,500 mAh. The first batch of the units will be launched via three carriers in South Korea as early as June.
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