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I finally find an Android phone I like again and it seems I may not even be able to keep it redface.gif.

Curious to see what comes of this.
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Burnt hands, infertility do to shrapnel just saying.
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Ah fair enough. I read on https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/37570100?client=ms-android-hms-tef-gb
The owner said he spoke to jordon golson from the verge and said he bought it on the 21st...
post #34 of 54
It also says it had a black square on the box which shows its an unsafe old model...
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It also says it had a black square on the box which shows its an unsafe old model...

Black square is a new model thing. My old pre-order/launch date box did not have this square.
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Ah fair enough. I read on https://www.google.co.uk/amp/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/37570100?client=ms-android-hms-tef-gb
The owner said he spoke to jordon golson from the verge and said he bought it on the 21st...

Yep they're misquoting the other article (they even linked it) which says picked up.


From this:
Quote:
The Verge spoke to Brian Green, owner of the Note 7, on the phone earlier today and he confirmed that he had picked up the new phone at an AT&T store on September 21st.

to this:

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The owner of the phone, speaking to Jordan Golson from The Verge, said it was bought on 21 September.



Also where are you getting this:
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Originally Posted by Schwuar View Post

It also says it had a black square on the box which shows its an unsafe old model...

When the verge article states this:
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A photograph of the box shows the black square symbol that indicates a replacement Note 7 and Green said it had a green battery icon.
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The way it is worded on the bbc suggests a black square is unsafe "Brian Green added that there was a black square icon on the device's packaging, a symbol which Samsung added to distinguish old, certified unsafe devices from the replacement models."

Also when seeing pictures of new models they have a blue circle on box dont they?

Edit: so a black square is an unsafe model
Edited by Schwuar - 10/6/16 at 6:39am
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Could possibly be a thing for the UK? Not a blanket truth for US phones.
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I still think there is misinformation somewhere and he has been given a faulty replacement.
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