Samsung Electronics says Galaxy Note 7 users should exchange phones

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Posted: Sep 10, 2016 8:56 AM

SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> said on Saturday all users of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones subject to the ongoing global recall should turn in their devices as soon as possible.

Samsung, in a statement, said it is working to expedite shipments of replacement phones promised in the recall announced last week due to faulty batteries causing the premium smartphone to set on fire.

(Reporting by Se Young Lee)