Why would sammy sabotage their replacements? This whole thing is overblown. My latest plan, since my wifey wants an iPhone 7, is to wait until the stores get that, exchange my Note 7 for the iPhone, put that on her line, and use her Note 3 until the Note 8 or whatever they'll name the thing is available. I'd still rather hold on to my Note 7, but it will have no value at trade-in time since it's been recalled and will receive no support for the same reason. Tragedy, really. Damned awesome device.