China's quality watchdog said on Tuesday Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's <005930.KS> local unit will recall all 190,984 Galaxy Note 7 phones that it has sold in the mainland.
Samsung earlier in the day halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and told owners to stop using them while it investigates reports of fires. The move has raised expectations the tech giant will scrap the flagship device.
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The latest recall in China includes the 1,858 early-release Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that the watchdog ordered recalled on Sept. 14.
(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk)