Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has temporarily suspended production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, following reports that new versions of the smartphones are catching fire.
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The person did not elaborate on details, including whether any specific problems have been identified or when the production was halted.
Samsung did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
(Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)