Apple is forced to pay US consumers who own iPhone 6 and 7

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Recently Apple was forced to spend approximately $ 500 million due to an accusation of causing slowdown, without notice on certain models of iPhones.

In the lawsuit it says that the company would have induced the owners of iPhones to buy new smartphones and replacement batteries from the company.

The proposed deal was released last Friday and now needs the approval of district judge Edward Davila.

Apple must pay a minimum of $ 25 for each iPhone

In the agreement it is said that consumers should receive US $ 25 per iPhone, which can be changed upwards or downwards, depending on how many eligible models the person has.

The "apple" must pay a total of at least $ 310 million.

However, "ma" denied irregularities in its devices, despite having decided to comply with the proposal to avoid further lawsuits.

According to a document created this past weekend to resolve the case, only for North American owners of iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus or SE, running iOS 10.2.1 or higher.

There is also the inclusion of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with iOS 11.2 or higher.

The reason for the lawsuit is the allegation of cell phone consumers who reported that their phone was slow after updating Apple's operating system.

According to customers, this led them to believe that the device was at the end of its useful life and that they should buy a newer model or replace it with new batteries.

Apple said the slowdown was due to changes in temperature, heavy use and other problems.

He added that the engineers would be working with agility to solve the problem.

According to analysts, the iPhone's slowness would be a "limitation".

The "apple" lawyers considered the deal "fair, reasonable and appropriate".

But that payments would only go from $ 25 to $ 46 per iPhone.

At the end of 2017, Apple was accused of underclocking the processors of iPhones to prevent battery degradation, slowing down devices.

This slowdown occurred when the smartphone's operating system detected that the battery was moving towards the end of its useful life, so it automatically slows down the CPU speed to preserve the battery.

Find out if your iPhone is slower because of this through this article.

Source: Reuters

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