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Originally Posted by Schwuar View Post

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

Again it is the BBC article poorly referencing the Verge article. The guy essentially wrote an article about an article and didn't even do a good job at that. Modern "journalist" at work.

And at the end of the day none of that explains why the phone checks out as ok on Samsung's recall checker.


edit: Here is Samsung's page about the black square by the way:
https://news.samsung.com/global/how-to-identify-the-new-galaxy-note7
Edited by CasualCat - 10/6/16 at 6:46am
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post #42 of 54
I guess the bbc needs some new journalists. So does the verge as they said a blue s at the start or sept. Ah well. The wait goes on to buy one then i guess
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This is ATT, so Id suspect they are simply placing stickers on a bunch of their old boxes and handing them back out. Wouldnt surprise me at all.
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Edited by EniGma1987 - 10/6/16 at 9:58am
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post #44 of 54
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This is ATT, so Id suspect they are simply placing stickers on a bunch of their old boxes and handing them back out. Wouldnt surprise me at all.
No, it says they checked the serial and it came up as not needing to be replaced
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post #45 of 54
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No, it says they checked the serial and it came up as not needing to be replaced

His phone is a replacement phone, he got it on the 21st after swapping his old note 7. Of course it will come up like that, it's already been replaced.
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His phone is a replacement phone, he got it on the 21st after swapping his old note 7. Of course it will come up like that, it's already been replaced.
uh, duh? Which is why I said what I said? The person I quoted said AT&T probably just took an old Note7 box and slapped one of those stickers on it that indicated it was a replacement unit when it actually wasn't
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post #47 of 54
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This is ATT, so Id suspect they are simply placing stickers on a bunch of their old boxes and handing them back out. Wouldnt surprise me at all.

The replacement Note 7's battery indicators are green so unless ATT hacked the firmware and changed the battery indicator color from gray to green, you're being ridiculous.
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post #48 of 54
Looks like they have had a few more replacement phones having issues. Read an article that ATT and T-Mobile are halting sales of the device.

It is dang sad this is a great device! One of the best phones in awhile but I couldn't chance it anymore went to an iPhone 7 Plus, which I blame on Verizon for not wanting to do anything else to help me get a phone I wanted.


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post #49 of 54
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It is dang sad this is a great device!

"doesn't spontaneously combust" is on my list of requirements to call something a great device.
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So how many washing machines HAVE exploded at this point?
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