Tech giant Samsung is to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the model pulled from markets last year due to fire-prone batteries.
JUST IN: Samsung will resume selling the Galaxy Note 7 by recycling returned units pic.twitter.com/JdoJvZjp7v— Talk Android (@TalkAndroid) March 27, 2017
The device was permanently scrapped in October following a global recall two months after its launch.
A number of the smartphones self combusted.
XDA Developers (@xdadevelopers) March 28, 2017
An investigation uncovered manufacturing problems in batteries supplied by two different companies.
No other problems in the Note 7 were discovered.
The Korean company announced the move on its website as it attempts to recoup some of the losses incurred from the device, which retailed at around $900.