Samsung Galaxy Watch user claims it can be worn Wrist burned when left on while sleeping

Samsung Galaxy Watch user claims it can be worn Wrist burned when left on while sleeping

  • A user on Reddit shared photos of a burn claiming to be caused by the Samsung Galaxy Watch 2
  • He claims that the marks are third-degree burns – extending to the fatty layer that lies under the dermis
  • Few other users also mentioned having similar issues while wearing this model of Samsung smartwatch
  • Earlier this year, Fitbit recalled 1.7 million of its ionic smartwatches after 118 users became overheated.

Someone claims that his wrist was burned by a Samsung Galaxy Watch while he slept.

The post – which showed the person being injured and the clock back apparently causing the burn – was shared by a user called TheMattsterOfSelf on Reddit’s WellThatSucks community.

In the comments, he said the Galaxy Watch has ‘Active 2 44mm Bluetooth’ that he’s used to manage insomnia for some time.

The user also says that the marks from the accident are third-degree burns – the kind that extend into the fatty layer that lies under the dermis.

A user on Reddit shared photos of a burn claiming to be caused by the Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 (above)

The post was shared by a user named TheMattsterOfSelf on a Reddit community

The post was shared by a user named TheMattsterOfSelf in the Reddit community “WellThatSucks”

He apparently visited an urgent care center after finding the burns under observation.

The user also said that he didn’t wear any kind of skin cream and was taking sleeping pills, which is why he didn’t feel the burn until late at night.

“So I don’t know why exactly I was able to do this, just something happened while my school had gotten KO’ed and the error protection itself is clearly wrong,” TheMattsterOfSelf Wrote.

A few other Reddit users also mentioned having similar issues while wearing this model of Samsung smartwatch.

In the comments, he said the Galaxy Watch has 'Active 2 44mm Bluetooth' that he's used to manage insomnia for some time

In the comments, he said the Galaxy Watch has ‘Active 2 44mm Bluetooth’ that he’s used to manage insomnia for some time

The user also said that he didn't wear any kind of skin cream and was taking sleeping pills, which is why he didn't feel the burn until late at night.

The user also said that he didn’t wear any kind of skin cream and was taking sleeping pills, which is why he didn’t feel the burn until late at night.

Although wearables like FitBit, Samsung Galaxy Watch, and Apple Watch are more known to track heart rate after some periods of high intensity, millions of people use them to track sleep as well.

Samsung smartwatches have been implicated in wrist burns in the past.

investigation into potential class action Checks other reports of Galaxy watches causing burns and injuries.

Earlier this year, Fitbit recalled 1.7 million of its ionic smartwatches after 118 users became overheated – with two-thirds of them suffering third-degree burns.

In this case, owners get $299 back and a discount on future purchases.

The problems were caused by the overheating of the lithium-ion battery in the smartwatch.

DailyMail.com has contacted Samsung for comment.

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