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Advantage iPhone 7 as Samsung halts Note 7 sales in India

Recalls Galaxy Note 7 phones globally after reports of battery fires

Advantage iPhone 7 as Samsung halts Note 7 sales in India

Samsung has halted sales of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in India and recalled thousands of devices sold globally after a few cases of battery explosion while charging were reported. The recall comes at a critical time for Samsung as Apple prepares to unveil its latest iPhone on September 7. The South Korean consumer electronics major had launched the Galaxy Note 7 last month in India at a price tag of Rs 59,900. The device was to be made available in the Indian market from Friday. Traditionally, Samsung has countered its closest competitor with a blockbuster launch right before or after ...