UPDATE: Samsung has confirmed that the Note 7 will not be available in Canada, nor will it be available in the US.

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the Galaxy Note 7 is returning from the dead (hopefully minus the actual phoenix fire). Samsung has finally decided what it’s going to do with all of those recalled phones. They’re going to recycle some, and put others right back into the hands of consumers.

According to a statement released by Samsung, pending regulatory approval, certain Galaxy Note 7 handsets (the non-exploding kind) will be sold as refurbished phones or used as rental phones. The rest of the phones will be recycled for their precious metals.

Don’t expect any sort of relaunch, especially with the Galaxy Note 8 on the way. The phones will likely be used as loaner phones for consumers waiting on their main phone to be repaired. This still feels like a gamble on Samsung’s part, considering that they previously thought the problem was behind them before they issued the second recall. They need to let sleeping dogs lie, and in this case that dog is a phone that explodes and burns buildings down.

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