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Galaxy Note 7 is officially banned in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has witnessed more than one incident of explosions of Galaxy Note 7

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The ministry of commerce and investments asked the users of Galaxy note 7, the basic and substituted models, to stop utilizing it and return it to the agent to receive a refund.

The ministry announced in a tweet in its official account in Twitter a warning, stating that: “anyone who owns a Galaxy Note 7 is advised to immediately stop using it and return it the agents where they will retrieve their money.”

Saudi Arabia has witnessed some incidents of explosion of Galaxy Note 7, most important of which was what happened to the Egyptian pharmacist working in one of the regions of the Kingdoms, who was startled by the explosion of his Samsung mobile phone, and filed a complaint to the ministry of commerce.

Mattawa Ali stated that he was surprised by the smoke coming from his bag while he was working, followed by a frightening explosion that scared off his customers. Upon opening his bag, he discovered that the battery of his phone blasted.

Samsung launched last month their new phone Galaxy Note 7, with 5.7 Quad Hd screen, 1440 × 2560-pixel resolution, a super AMOLED screen supported by Gorilla Glass 5 panel. The phone is IP68 certified, dust proof and water resistant, dually curved with an ultra-sensitive S pen. It has a Snapdragon 820 processor with a 12 pixel back camera and a 5 pixel front camera.

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