Newly replaced Samsung Phone Goes Up In Smoke

Newly Replaced Samsung galaxy Note 7?Samsung is currently replacing older Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones due to its lithium ion battery possibly creating a dangerous situation. In fact airlines are requiring that these devices not be used or stowed away on their flights. Unfortunately for Samsung, it appears that a newly replaced phone started to smoke and make a "popping" sound according the owner of the Galaxy Note 7 after he turned it off in compliance with the flight attendant.

After throwing the device on the floor of the plane it continued to smoke, enveloping the cabin in the process. Samsung released a statement that they were "skeptical" that the device was a newly replaced Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and is currently investigating the matter while also trying to acquire the device from the airline.