Samsung to permanently stop production of Galaxy Note 7

That's it, folks: After asking carriers to stop sales amid several reports of replacement Note7 devices bursting into flames, Samsung is now halting production of the phone altogether.

The news comes via Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal, and the difference between yesterday's news is in the wording. On Monday, Samsung said it would "temporarily adjust" the production of the Galaxy Note7. Now, the company's move is permanent.

SEE ALSO: Samsung is stopping sales and exchanges of all Note7 handsets

Samsung said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it has made a final decision to stop production for the sake of consumer safety, the AP wrote Tuesday.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones are displayed at a Samsung showroom in Seoul on September 2, 2016. Samsung will suspend sales of its latest high-end smartphone Galaxy Note 7 after reports of exploding batteries, its mobile chief said on September 2. / AFP / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
The home screen on a Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy Note7 smartphone is displayed during a demonstration in London, U.K., on Friday, July 29, 2016. The South Korean company announced the latest iteration of its large-screen smartphone with the 5.7-inch Note 7 that can be unlocked with an iris-scanning camera. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images
D.J. Koh, president of mobile communications business at Samsung Electronics, speaks during a showcase to mark the domestic launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 in Seoul on August 11, 2016. The Note7 will be available starting August 19, with a price of 988,900 won (897 USD) in South Korea. / AFP / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
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