The official Galaxy Note 7 return kit includes safety glovesmarria
Earlier on Tuesday it emerged Samsung had finally pulled the plug on the Galaxy Note 7, halting production and advising owners to immediately halt use.
Now the company is sending buyers, who purchased the phablet directly, special return kits that include safety gloves.
The package, shown off by XDA Developers features a static shielding sleeve and three three different boxes, the last of which is lined with fire retardant ceramic fiber paper.
Incidentally, that’s the stuff they use to line ovens because it can withstand temperatures in excess of 2300-degrees Fahrenheit.
In a note accompanying the return kit “designed specifically for the Galaxy Note 7” the firm says “some individuals may be sensitive to ceramic fibre paper lining the Recovery Box” so the gloves have been included as a “courtesy.”
The firm says those returning the device must to do via the ground, in order to avoid the near-catastrophy experienced by one replacement Note 7 owner last week.
His new Galaxy Note 7 began smoking when boarding a Southwest Airlines plane, an incident which spelled the end for the Note 7.
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You can see the unboxing of the box in the video below.