Over a million Galaxy Note 7 phones still on after recalls

Samsung wants everyone to stop using the recalled Galaxy Note 7, but new data shows many people would rather risk literally burning a hole in their pocket than power down their shiny new phone.

The Korean electronics giant and US Consumer Product Safety Commission again recalled the Galaxy Note 7 after replacement phones continued to overheat. The recall covers about 1.9 million phones in the US. Last month, Samsung said it had sold 2.5 million Note 7 phones worldwide.

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