Samsung has finally killed off its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
But there could be as many as two million devices still out there, according to analysts.
Here’s what you should do if you own one.
1. Stop using it immediately, and switch it off.
2. Don’t recharge it.
3. Keep it away from airplanes and trains.
4. Visit your local Samsung ( store, mobile provider or the retail outlet where you bought the phone. )
The decision to halt production and sales of the smartphone was made only a few hours ago, and Samsung has given little information about what owners can now expect in terms of compensation.
But here’s what we know so far:
In the United States
You’ll be offered a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge in return, plus a refund of any price difference. Customers can also get a full refund.
If you decide to exchange a Note 7 device, you’ll also…