Samsung customer says his new Note 7 phone burst into flames
Charles Riley, reporting for CNNMoney;
A new Galaxy Note 7, bought this week in China, burst into flames while charging, its owner told CNNMoney.
Hui Renjie, a 25-year old tech worker, said he ordered his Samsung device on Sunday from online retailer JD.com. It was delivered the same day.
Hui charged the smartphone overnight, but noticed early the next morning that something was wrong. He said that it began to emit black smoke while still connected to the charger, and then burst into flames.
If the Note 7 in question is indeed one of the device that was mark as "safe", then this ...