Samsung Electronics Co. Mentioned about 85 percent of its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the U.S. Were replaced.
The company additionally introduced a variety to the U.S. Of a program patch supposed to inspire the return of the remaining gadgets.
Samsung said Friday that the patch caps the Note 7’s battery life ability at 60 percent and most of the time notifies customers of the do not forget.
The manufacturer has urged the return of the phones considering that early October when stories surfaced of the devices overheating and catching hearth.
The patch has already been issued in Europe and South Korea.
Samsung’s program enables patrons to take the observe 7s again to their provider in trade for a further Samsung smartphone or a refund toward a competing phone, similar to Apple Inc.’s iPhone.
In October, Samsung officially announced it was once stopping sales of the Note 7 without determining the exact purpose of the quandary.
Investigators have determined disorders with the note 7’s battery architecture led to the incidents.