Now, Samsung says won't sell refurbished Note 7's in US
Samsung said on Monday it would sell refurbished versions of the Note 7.
Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will not be offering any refurbished Galaxy Note 7 smartphones for sale or rent in the United States, the company told Reuters.
Samsung said on Monday it would sell refurbished versions of the Note 7, which were permanently pulled from markets globally last year roughly two months after their launch due to fire-prone batteries, in some markets without providing specifics.
Samsung told Reuters in a separate statement on Monday it "will not be offering refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices for rent or sale in the US".
The Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that were pulled from markets due to fire-prone batteries.
The near-$900 phones were scrapped about two months after their launch in one of the biggest product safety failures in tech history.
The company also plans to recover and use or sell reusable components such as chips and camera modules and extract rare metals used in Note 7s such as copper, gold, nickel and silver.