If you’ve had your Samsung Blackjack for a couple of months, no doubt that you’ve been eyeing the new Samsung Blackjack II that just came out. My Blackjack wasn’t damaged or broken, but I was frustrated with the AT&T network for dropping calls here and there.
Of course, I just blamed the cellular network and reception, but my wife’s AT&T Blackberry never drops calls and she would be on the phone in the car at the same time as when I would have questionable reception during a call.
I recently found out that there was a “recall” of sorts from Samsung for Blackjack i607 handsets manufactured between NOVEMBER 2006 and FEBRUARY 2007. As long as your current handset is under the 18 month warranty, AT&T will initiate a “warranty exchange” to give you a shiny new Blackjack handset. You won’t even have to suffer without your phone at all for a day. They mail you a new phone, you swap it out with your old phone and mail your old phone back — all free.
Here’s exactly how to get a brand new phone and what to expect in the package that arrives. (more…)