Samsung confirms it will be selling refurbished Note 7

A recent report from Reuters indicates that tech giant Samsung Electronics is planing to sell refurbished Note 7 after the device came with a faulty battery which resulted in a massive recall last year. 

Samsung Galaxy 7s
According to a blog post, the company announced it has "established three principles" to make sure the Note 7 is "recycled and processed in an environmentally-friendly manner".

Samsung say it will check with regulators and mobile phone companies to see if the device can be used as refurbished devices or for rental in location across the global. It also stated that if the phones can't be reused, Samsung will remove parts that can be put into other devices and reused elsewhere.

The company also noted that metal will be extracted from the phones using environmentally-friendly methods.
"Samsung shall first extract precious metals, such as copper, nickel, gold and silver by utilising eco-friendly companies specialising in such processes,"

Early today, the company came with details outlining the roll-out of the entire process: 
"Regarding the Galaxy Note 7 devices as refurbished phones or rental phones, applicability is dependent upon consultations with regulatory authorities and carriers as well as due consideration of local demand."
Rumour of the recall hit media last February but was denied by the company but from indications, the refurbished Note 7s would be sold in emerging markets starting from June.

The new device will feature a a smaller capacity of (3,000 to 3,200 mAh). 

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