The rise and fall of the Galaxy Note 7
The Galaxy Note 7 was the best phone available when it was released in August. A culmination of all of the company’s strongest technologies to date, coupled with some fascinating new arrivals, Samsung somehow made the whole thing work in harmony, fit into a beautifully crafted 5.7-inch design.
Two months later, the Galaxy Note 7 is dead, marking, perhaps, the most abrupt and spectacular fall for a major company flagship of the smartphone era. Here’s what happened.