(Story updated on September 4, 2016, to include Globe Telecom’s public advisory on the replacement of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units. See update at the end of the article.)This couldn’t have come at a worse time. Just when Samsung is starting to bounce back from a declining market share and its fiercest rival Apple is about to launch the iPhone 7, the Korean manufacturer announced a global recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Looking forward to seeing a redesigned iPhone in September? Don’t keep your hopes up; you might get disappointed.