Samsung Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled over safety concerns

Angelica Greene
August 19, 2017

Well all know that Samsung will be launching the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23rd, and according to notoriously reputable smartphone leaker Evan Blass (evleaks), the supersized smartphone will be available as early as September 15th. Although some previous rumours had suggested in the past that the Galaxy Note 8 could be launched in mid-September, it's all but confirmed after Blass' tweet that the handset will indeed hit stores within a month from now. Speaking of which, a few rumors have claimed that the Note 8 will be made available in the United States right after the day it's launched, i.e., on August 24. In addition, you'll reportedly be able to pre-order the phone on August 24, a day after the the company's Unpacked event, Engadget reports.

Meanwhile, the South Korean tech giant has also released a couple of Galaxy Note 8 videos on its official YouTube channel for South Korea, teasing the phone's dual camera setup and the improved S Pen stylus.

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Samsung is recalling thousands of batteries from its Galaxy Note 4 handset fearing safety risks it may cause days before Galaxy Note 8 launch. The device with model number SM-C7100 was spotted on GFXBench.

The photos also show Note 8 having a huge infinity display, and smaller bezels than its ill-fated fire-prone predecessor Galaxy Note 7. The device will be powered by the same Exynos 8890 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 depending on the market with at least 6 GB of LPDDR4 RAM with 64 GB onboard storage.

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