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Sep 3, 2016 3:12 PM

RECALL: Samsung Galaxy Note 7's reported to explode and set fire

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Samsung has recalled over 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on Friday after reports of batteries exploding or catching fire.

The company estimated that 1 in every 42,000 phones have a faulty batteries. They have already sold 2.5 million Note 7s across 10 countries, including the United States, according to the Concord Monitor.

The company's president apologized for the inconvenience and claimed he would be able to swap any faulty smartphones for new ones within the next two weeks.

There have been at least 35 confirmed instances where a person's phone battery caught on fire or exploded, the Monitor reports.

No injuries have been reported thus far regarding the hazardous default.

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