Samsung: Nearly half of recalled phones returned

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Samsung says nearly half of their recalled phones in the US have been returned.

The company recalled their Galaxy Note 7 after receiving 92 reports of batteries overheating, including 26 reports of burns and 55 of property damage, according to the website of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Samsung started its exchange program Wednesday.

According to the company, about 90 percent of their customers have opted to receive the new Galaxy Note 7.

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