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Worse, its mobile division operating profit fell 96% to $88M in Q3 from $2.09B a year ago following the Note7 recall due to battery fires.
The 347,000 postpaid net adds for Q2 is double Q1's 173,000 postpaid net adds and five times the 62,000 postpaid net adds of Q2 in 2015.
In South Korea, some Note7 owners filed a class action lawsuit over the phones, while some Galaxy S7 Edge fires are being reported elsewhere.
With Note7 fires popping up, Samsung guessed on the cause before being certain, dooming the model with a second recall.
T-Mobile added 851,000 postpaid phone customers in the quarter, plus 684,000 prepaid customers, bolstering its Q3 results.
In its first-ever smartphone, Kodak goes back to its photo roots by including a quality camera and a retro camera-like design.
Samsung expects the Note7 recall nightmare to have an additional $3.1 billion financial impact in 4Q 2016 and 1Q 2017, on top of a $2.6B charge in Q3.
Sprint will start LG V20 preorders Oct. 21, while T-Mobile and Verizon confirm they will also offer the phone.
In exchange for their defective Note7, customers can get a bill credit up to $100 on any other Samsung phone or $25 on another brand.
The program aims to provide internet access to disadvantaged high school students whose families can't afford services at home.