News that Samsung has axed its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to safety concerns has sparked a wave of hilarious memes on social media.
The troubled smartphone has, for many people, become synonymous with setting fire after exploding handsets were reported around the world including in China, South Korea and the U.S.
The decision to permanently discontinue the product, which was meant to be Samsung’s rival to Apple’s iPhone, is forecast to cost the company $17 billion in lost sales.
Twitter user Stilgherrian posted a photo of a young girl in front of a house burning down with the caption: ‘Samsung shareholders meeting.’
Shane Matthew Neave joked soldiers could use the ‘explosive’ product in war zones when he said: ‘Samsung have announced a new product launch, the Samsung Galaxy 7 grenade.’
Russian Market shared a gif of a man lighting his…