Nokia halts Lumia 2520 tablet sales in Europe over electric shock fears

Nokia halts Lumia 2520 Tablet

London: Nokia issued an advisory for purchasers in America and parts of Europe warning them of electric shock from a battery charger supposed for its Lumia Tablets  2520 due to a defect by means of its seller.

All the way through an internal quality keep watch over process, Nokia recognized a potential product high quality problem that may result in a security issue with certain AC-300 chargers, manufactured by using a 3rd-birthday celebration provider.

“Beneath sure stipulations, the plastic duvet of the charger’s exchangeable plug may come unfastened and separate. If loose and separated, certain inner components pose a hazard of an electrical shock if touched whereas the plug continues to be in a reside socket,” Nokia said in a observation.

Lumia 2520 is the primary Tablets from steady of Nokia which used to be unveiled in October for $499 before taxes. it’s not but launched in India.

AC-300 chargers are completely used with Nokia’s Window based Lumia 2520 pill.

Nokia issued advisory for customers in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland and UK , strongly advising them to droop use of the charger until additional notice.

The corporate also warned shoppers to droop use of Lumia 2520 travel charger accent purchased in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, UK and the us.

“In whole, approximately 30,000 chargers are impacted by means of this advisory. This includes approximately 600 commute charger equipment sold in America,” the observation said.

The corporate has briefly delayed gross sales of the Lumia 2520 tablet and the commute charger equipment, including the AC-300 chargers in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland and UK. It has suspended sales of the go back and forth charger accent in US.

“Whereas there have been no tested shopper incidents associated to this potential high quality difficulty, product quality and safety are prime priorities at Nokia. We apologies to the house owners of the Lumia 2520, and we’re working with urgency to minimize the inconvenience,” Nokia’s executive up for smart gadgets Jo Harlow said.