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Chinese regulator: Samsung recalls 191,000 Galaxy Note 7s

Samsung will recall all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in mainland China, amounting to around 191,000 units, China's product safety regulator said Tuesday, in another setback for the tech giant in the world's largest smartphone market.

Samsung's move follows its discussions with the administration's enforcement division and the launching of an investigation into defects, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a statement on its website. There have been 20 incidents of overheating and combustion of Galaxy Note 7 units in China, the regulator said.

Samsung earlier blamed a battery problem for making the phones prone to catch...