Even though some of the purchases included preorders made before the recall, sources said the new Note phone has made a successful comeback considering a daily 10,000 unit sales are considered a “hit” within the industry.
Samsung Electronics opens Galaxy Note 7 experience zones at several shopping malls in Seoul over the weekend since the phone sales have resumed. Samsung Electronics
Samsung issued a global recall of 2.5 million Note phones on Sept. 2 after several explosion reports due to a faulty battery.
The company had suspended the phone sales over the past weeks while offering replacements with a new phone.
The new version has a green battery indicator whose size has been enlarged by 30 percent compared to the previous one.