Even the replacement phones have caught fire.

Samsung pulls explosive Note 7 off the market asks users to power offTwitter / The Verge
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With a series of fires being reported from original phones and even the replacement ones, Samsung has asked its sales partners worldwide to stop offering the Galaxy Note 7.

Samsung has further said that all consumers currently in possession of a Galaxy Note 7 phone should power them down and get their phones exchanged for another smartphone or look for a refund, The Verge reported.

"We are working with relevant regulatory bodies to investigate the recently reported cases involving the Galaxy Note 7," Samsung has stated in a blog post.

"Because consumers' safety remains our top priority, Samsung will ask all carrier and retail partners globally to stop sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7 while the investigation is taking place," the company said.  

In a recent incident in the US, a man’s car reportedly burst into flames after he left the Note 7 plugged into the car’s charger.

Read: US man's car bursts out in flames after 'faulty' Samsung phone is plugged into charger

In another incident, a man from Florida sued the South Korean company after a Note 7 device exploded in his pocket while at work in Palm Beach Gardens.

Read: Samsung sued after Note 7 exploded in man's pocket in US

This seems to be the end of the road for the Note 7, which was once touted as Samsung’s flagship phone. Although Samsung could work on the phone again and roll out a new one, it seems highly unlikely, The Verge stated.

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