There's another Galaxy Note recall, but this time it isn't Samsung's fault

Posted August 17, 2017

As it stands, only one report of overheating with one of these batteries in a Galaxy Note 4 has come to light, and it did not lead to any damage to property or persons, which is good news.

10,200 batteries for 2014's Samsung Galaxy Note 4 have been recalled in the United States due to over heating risk.

This is probably the last bit of piece of news Samsung wanted to pop up in headlines in the weeks leading up to the Note 8 launch.

Last week, a publication claimed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be coming in eight color variants such as Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Orchid Gray/Violet, Coral Blue, Dark Blue, Deep Sea Blue, Pink, and Gold. On top of that, the new Note phone will have a better camera and a built-in stylus, features that aren't available on Samsung's Galaxy S8 phones.

It is important to note (no pun intended) that this recall is at no fault of Samsung.

Talk about deja vu: batteries for the Galaxy Note 4, of all phones, are being recalled. Though, to be fair, this latest battery recall isn't actually on Samsung. They were shipped by FedEx between December 2016 through April of this year and fulfilled by AT&T as replacement units approved through its device insurance program. The Note 4 is the last phone in the Note series to feature a removable battery; users can just pop off the back casing and swap out packs. The batteries "were not supplied as original equipment by the phone's manufacturer, Samsung". In the meantime, you shouldn't use the device with that bad battery inside.

"FedEx Supply Chain is conducting this recall of non-genuine Samsung batteries as some of them are counterfeit".

Apparently, the Galaxy Note 8 which we are looking in the AnTuTu listing seems to be the Chinese version, as we can see the model number as SM-N9500. If you are one of the unlucky ones, please know that FedEx Supply Chain will be sending you a notification via mail with instructions on how to proceed.