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Apple Faces $935 Million Lawsuit For Slowing Down Old iPhones

As per the latest updates, Apple is facing a $935 million lawsuit in the United Kingdom after intentionally slowing down the performance of older iPhones in order to entice customers to upgrade to new models.

Customer privileges campaigner Justin Gutmann is documenting the claim in the Competition Appeal Tribunal in London, for the benefit of up to 25 million UK iPhone clients who utilized any of 10 distinct models of iPhone, reports TechCrunch.

The claim blames Apple for mishandling its market predominance to take part in shady and unreasonable business deals. As per it, the iPhone producer “deceived” iPhone clients by delivering a power the board programming update that “covertly choked” the presentation of impacted gadgets.

Apple has been sued a few times in Europe over the iPhone choking issue. In January last year, a legal claim documented in Italy looked for almost $73 million in pay for proprietors of iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, and 6S Plus models sold in the country somewhere in the range of 2014 and 2020.

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Prior, comparable claims were recorded in Belgium and Spain.

In 2020, Apple settled up to $500 million in the US market to end a few claims blaming the organization for dialing back certain more established iPhone models with programming refreshes.

Apple in 2017 had conceded that it every so often dialed back specific iPhone models with more seasoned batteries to stay away from surprising closures. Apple denied any bad behavior, however concurred for the settlement.

In any case, it apologized for not conveying to clients appropriately and offered impacted clients cut-value iPhone battery substitutions. The $500 million settlement implied for impacted iPhone proprietors was comparable to $25 per affected iPhone.






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