According to the Post, real estate agent Diane Chung has filed a lawsuit against the company after her $1,000 phone burst into flames while inside her purse.
A Samsung Galaxy Note 9 spontaneously explodes inside a woman's purse in NY, according to a lawsuit.
This incident occured only ten days after the Galaxy Note 9 series went on sale on August 24. Moreover, she also wants Samsung to stop selling Note 9 immediately. Samsung claims that the batteries of all smartphones post Note 9 undergo eight-point check.
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According to The Investor, last month DJ Koh, head of Samsung's mobile business heralded the batteries found in the Galaxy Not 9, calling them "safer than ever", "Users do not have to worry about the batteries anymore", Koh reportedly said. "Chung put the bag on the elevator floor and tried to empty it, burning her fingers as she grabbed the smoking Samsung, the suit says". She stopped using the phone, and put it in her bag, and soon after there were sounds of whistling and screeching from inside the bag, and thick smoke started pouring out of her purse, the report states. After that, someone picked up the phone and dropped it in a bucket of water. The American branch of the South Korean firm acknowledge the receipt of the litigation and said it's now investigating the claim, maintaining that this is the first report of its latest flagship - released three weeks ago - being faulty in any way. Samsung has been confident about the battery inside the Galaxy Note 9, which is also why the company introduced a large 4,000mAh capacity, the biggest yet for a Galaxy smartphone. A report of a Galaxy Note9 catching fire has surfaced online. The Galaxy Note 9 has been launched in a number of markets around the world including India and has since received widespread praise.