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Samsung to replace Galaxy Note 7 with new one

Samsung will have enough Galaxy Note 7 phones in stores to replace half of the devices recalled for a battery problems. Stores will have replacements for the rest of the affected phones by the end of the month.

The South Korean company on Tuesday said 500,000 replacement devices have arrived in the US and have been shipped to carrier and retail stores. About 1 million Note 7 units had been recalled in the country.

The South Korean company on Tuesday said 500,000 replacement devices have arrived in the US and have been shipped to carrier and retail stores. About 1 million Note 7 units had been recalled in the country.

The new phones will be accompanied by a software update that, when installed on one of the new devices, shows a green battery icon on the top right of the phone’s screen to let users know the device is indeed the new one with an unaffected battery.