Samsung Confirms Theft of 1400 Galaxy Note IIs of Worth $1 Million from Malaysian Airport
Samsung’s new Galaxy Note II is assumed one of the best smartphones in the market. It has become a hot cake for smartphone lovers nowadays. Thieves are also well aware of this fact as Samsung today confirmed the theft of 1400 Galaxy Note IIs of a $1 million worth in Malaysia. These Notes have been stolen from an airport in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur; as reported by The Chosun.
Reportedly, the thieves succeeded to steel 1400 galaxy Note II units from the airport on October 20th, just after Samsung held a media event for launching device in Malaysia. News of this huge theft leaked out within moments, but Samsung remained quiet over it. Now the company surfaced with the confirmation of the theft disclosing the exact amount of loss they have they will have to bear.
Many thanks to The Ideal Mobile for publishing an alleged list of the IMEI numbers of the stolen Galaxy Note II units, most probably to make customers enable to verify whether the set they are purchasing is legal.
The report also reveals that Samsung’s Malaysia division has already announced for not to honor the warranty of the stolen devices.
With the rise of smartphone popularity and their prices, the theft rate of launching units is on higher rate. In September, 191 iPhone 5s were stolen from Japanese carrier stores.
Anyhow, Samsung will have to digest a big theft of worth $1 million for stolen 1400 Galaxy Note II units in Malaysia.google, Samsung