UPDATE: Samsung stopped sales of Galaxy Note 7 units and the recall is said to start September 19 in 10 countries, including South Korea and the US. Samsung announced that 35 cases of faulty batteries have been reported worldwide and Galaxy Note 7 units will be voluntarily replaced.
It seems that all rumors have been confirmed, as Samsung has just announced a global recall of Galaxy Note 7 units. The official announcement has been made today, during a press briefing currently held in Seoul, South Korea.
Korean tech giant Samsung has announced a plan to recall all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold globally and exchange them with new ones, regardless of battery functions, Korea Herald reports.