Samsung is offering Note 7 owners up to $100 credit to return their phones


The Galaxy Note 7 is officially dead but Samsung is still dealing with the fallout. The company’s latest move is to offer financial incentives to US customers who might be unwisely hanging on to their devices.

Samsung’s new Note 7 Refund & Exchange program (which goes live October 13th at 15:00ET) will let customers choose between the following: up to $100 bill credit if they exchange a Note 7 for “any Samsung smartphone,” or $25 in credit if they exchange a Note 7 “for a refund or other branded smartphone.” (As Samsung makes clear, you get more money for sticking with the company’s brand as “a sign of our appreciation for your […] loyalty.”)

Beyond the new credit offers, today’s announcements doesn’t differ in practical terms from…

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