chronic cases of explosion or combustion of the more advanced model of the smartphones of the Samsung led this week the south Korean company to send to stop the production line. Stopped also the sales of the Galaxy Note 7. And to the owners of these phones were prompted to place them definitely.
Falls also the estimate of sales for the third quarter, in this case four percent, to 37 billion euros.
This Wednesday was sealed, as predicted, another decision of the fund: the lower the expected profits for the third quarter of this year.
Samsung Electronics is now expected to fit an operating profit of 5.2 trillion won, or 4.1 billion euros. Last week, the forecast was 7.8 billion won, the equivalent of 6.2 billion euros.
about a month Ago, Samsung has collected 2.5 million units of the Galaxy Note 7 all around the world, responding to consumer complaints relating to the explosion of the lithium-ion battery during charging. The problem is that the explosions persisted with the replacement units.
The multinational asian ensures that consumers can receive the money you’re spending on your phones or purchase, with this sum, and other products of the brand.
The war of the apple
The thesis is the most widespread among the analysts, associates the disaster of the Note 7 – precipitated by a warning from the regulatory authority of the United States to the potential danger of the instrument – the fight for the dominant position in the market smartphones. That is, the release of the model may have been accelerated to respond to the iPhone 7, of us rival Apple.
"Recently we have adjusted the volume of production output and to investigate the complete control of quality, being our main goal to put consumer safety as a priority. For the benefit and safety of consumers, we have stopped the sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7," said the company in a statement yesterday known.
The latest version of the Galaxy Note was regarded as crucial to the worksheets of Samsung Electronics. This in a segment in which chinese companies are a source of increasing pressure.