Samsung says over 1 million people globally using Note 7 with safe battery:
-- The recall could cost the company billions of dollars and tarnish its brand image, analysts say.
-- But a string of reports by users in China, the world's top smartphone market, that their Note 7s caught fire have dogged Samsung in a country where they have already fallen out of the top five in terms of market share.
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