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Can Samsung rise from the ashes of its Note7 debacle?

Newest flagship smartphone boasts new features, renewed focus on quality

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Koh Dong-jin, chief of Samsung Electronics' mobile communications segment, introduces the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones at a launch event on March 29 in New York.   © Reuters

SEOULSamsung Electronics is pulling out all the stops to make sure its latest flagship smartphone does not suffer the humiliating fate of last year's fire-prone Galaxy Note7. Whether the new device will help the company to regain its leadership of the global smartphone market, however, remains to be seen.

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