New, safe Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units will feature green battery indicators!

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  1. Preach2k

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    The New Replaced Galaxy Note 7 units are coming, and you will be able to recognize the fault-free devices by looking at their battery indicator.

    Samsung has made a small change to the Note 7 battery indicator icon - which you can usually see at the top right corner of the phone's UI. The battery indicator has been changed from the white on old Note 7 units, to Green on the New upcoming models, so you'll know they include batteries that aren't defective.

    Samsung is already shipping new Galaxy Note 7 units to carriers and retailers, and customers should be able to get them starting Monday, September 19.

    Looking forward to Next week!!!

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    That is a great idea! Glad to see this.

    With transit authorities and etc. recommending people turn the devices off completely while on planes, trains, and automobiles ;), it'll be nice to have a quick way to prove to them that you've got a replacement device that's claimed to be safe instead of a potential bomb.
     
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    I agree that it's a great idea. I just wonder how many public transit utilities will actually either know of, or accept this indicator as proof that the phone is safe. They would opt for safety over chance in this case, I would bet.

    It would be easy (if rooted), to change the color of that indicator fraudulently.
     
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    I just hope the US is included in that date. I love my phone but worry every night. According to the article it's only a 1 in 400,000 chance but you never know.

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    So the Note 7 can't be rooted? I can change that UI Icon in a few minutes.
     
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    Costco is getting theirs on 22nd.
     
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    No one is going to be checking phones anywhere, I promise you that.

    I agree this is cool, too.
     
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    Or Samsung could mistakenly put explosive batteries in again. Green Shmeen.

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    Just got an email from Samsung stating replacements for the US should be available no later than the 21st.

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    this is cool :)