A Samsung Note 7 caught fire in a town 270 kilometres south of Seoul, South Korea, in this police image released on September 13, 2016. Photo: AFP Handout

Samsung permanently shuts Note 7 production

Analysts expect the South Korean tech giant to spend US$1.43b to wind down and dispose of the smartphone, deemed a potential safety risk

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A Samsung Note 7 caught fire in a town 270 kilometres south of Seoul, South Korea, in this police image released on September 13, 2016. Photo: AFP Handout
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