Seoul: South Korea’s technological company Samsung has reportedly halted the production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.
According to reports the exchanged phones are also having extreme overheating and battery issues.
South Korea’s news agency Yonhap has reported that the company has stopped the production temporarily.
Yonhap quoted the source, “This measure includes a Samsung plant in Vietnam that is responsible for global shipments (of the Galaxy Note 7).”
Samsung told media that they can neither confirm nor deny the reports, but it said we are focused on improving the quality of the phone.
Due to several complaints regarding the battery Samsung had recalled almost 2.5 million smartphones and had stopped the production, the company told its consumers to exchange their already bought phones with new ones from their dealers.
But at least two of the exchanged phones in United States have reportedly caught fire again.
Two big US mobile providing companies T-Mobile and AT&T have stopped selling and exchanging Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones as even the exchanged devices are reportedly catching fire.
Despite the failure of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung’ other products saw a profit increase of 6% which equals to $7 billion in the third quarter from total sales of $43.9 billion.
Samsung sold a total of 76 million smartphones worldwide in just the second quarter of the current year, a large portion of these mobiles were the lower range models.
Samsung has not commented on the report by Yanhop.