• Samsung Will Recover Rare Metals From Recalled Note 7s

    4 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    We're sure many are wondering what Samsung plans to do with the millions of Galaxy Note 7 handsets that were recalled. We've seen Samsung relaunch the phone as the Note 7 Fan Edition which is basically a refurbished version of the handset minus the faulty battery, but given that its availability is limited to the South Korean market, what about the rest of the phones? For those who are worried that it might end up in some landfill, you can rest assured that Samsung will be doing what they can to reduce the environmental impact, and that is by recovering rare metals from the phone . As you...
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  • Samsung is mining the Galaxy Note 7 for its metals to use in Note Fan Edition

    Samsung is mining the Galaxy Note 7 for its metals to use in Note Fan Edition

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    Samsung has announced today that it is planning on recycling parts from recovered Note 7 phones to re-use in the Galaxy Note Fan Edition . If you're thinking that it's a little dangerous to be using parts from an explosive phone, don't worry, they aren't planning on using the batteries. According to the press release, the plan is to harvest the “key reusable components such as OLED display modules, memory semiconductors, and camera modules”. What's more, it's going to recover the valuable metals, including cobalt, copper, silver, and even gold. Samsung is estimating that it is going to...
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  • Samsung Will Recycle Its Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone This Month

    Samsung Will Recycle Its Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone This Month

    4 monthes ago - By Geeky Gadgets

    Samsung is already re-purposing some of its Galaxy Note 7 handsets as the new Galaxy Note Fan Edition, although the company has a lot more units of the original device which it intends to recycle. The company will not use all of the Galaxy Note 7 units that were recalled for the new Fan Edition, [...]

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  • The Lord of Light does not simply resurrect everyone: Samsung to recover tons of rare metals from the dead Note 7

    The Lord of Light does not simply resurrect everyone: Samsung to recover tons of rare metals from the dead Note 7

    4 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    The Note 7 is the punchline to a joke that has been repeated so many times that it's only funny when compared to Amy Schumer's latest special. After two failed launches, Samsung chose to retire the phablet and try and repair whatever reputation it had with better products in the next generation. However, now, there is a “resurrected” Note 7 running amok - Sammy chose to refurbish a bunch of the yet-unburned units, rebrand them as Note Fan Edition, and sell them in the market where it has a steady fandom - South Korea.
    It seems that the Note FE will be the Note 7's swan song in this world ...
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