China Central Television has criticized South Korea's Samsung Electronics for charging customers to repair devices which the state broadcaster says are defective because of a manufacturing error.
CCTV in a program broadcast late Monday said internal multimedia cards cause the software of Samsung's Note and S series of smartphones to seize up.
"We remain committed to providing the highest quality products and services. Upon verification of these reports, including their technical aspects, we will respond accordingly," Samsung said in a statement sent to Reuters.
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Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker, is the latest multinational company to be singled out by Chinese state media for what it says are unfair consumer practices.