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In this July 28, 2016, file photo, a screen magnification feature of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is demonstrated, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Samsung just recalled the Galaxy Note7 because of fire worries with the phone's battery


Samsung and U.S. federal regulators are recalling Galaxy Note7 smartphones sold before Sept. 15 because the phone's batteries have the potential to overheat and catch fire.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Samsung has received 92 reports of batteries overheating from U.S. consumers.

 Of those reports, 26 involve burns and 55 concern property damage due to fires sparked in places like cars and garages. 

Thge CPSC says consumers can contact their wireless carrier or place where they purchased their phone to get  a new Galaxy Note7 with a different battery.

Check out the Galaxy Note7's here. 

Many online are embracing the funny side of the situation. 

Others have pointed out problems with the Galaxy Note7's VR capabilities. 

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