Samsung being sued over defective Galaxy Note 7 smartphone

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Two weeks after Samsung voluntarily recalled its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the US Consumer Products Safety Commission has followed suit with a formal recall.

Two weeks after Samsung voluntarily recalled its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the US Consumer Products Safety Commission has followed suit with a formal recall.

WATCH VIDEO: US regulators: Official recall of 1M Samsung Note 7 phones

The announcement was almost immediately followed by an impassioned plea from Samsung.

Samsung says it's already collected 130,000 of the defective phones blamed for starting fires everywhere from the bedside to the roadside.

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