Apple has admitted that it deliberately slows down older iPhones.
For years, people have been complaining that the old device is slowing down with the arrival of a new device, and the company does so deliberately, but Apple said in its statement on December 20, 2017, that such an outdated battery will cause the device to To protect against harm.
This explanation of Apple has not been acceptable to those who allege that the company does this for the purpose of forcing the consumer to pick up a new phone.
After Apple's confession, several people filed lawsuits against it.
On this occasion, Apple announced a special concession for the replacement of old phones, with a formal apology on the issue of slowing down the phones.
And now Apple will have to pay $ 50 million to slow down the batteries on older iPhones, depending on how many people try to get into the settlement.
The California District Court will approve the settlement out of court, and Apple will pay $ 25 per iPhone.
This settlement includes the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 6S Plus, 7, 7 Plus and SE models in iOS 10.0.1 or later, but also the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Who were working on iOS 11.2 before December 21, 2017?
According to Reuters, the lawyers who are part of the case are planning to collect $ 93 million in legal fees and $ 1.5 million in costs.