Battery is one of the features of a mobile device which comes out very quickly. In the months it is common to see how their independence goes down, to the extent that they reopen their smartphone or tablet often to reach the end of the day.
At the end of 2017 a lawsuit was filed against Apple slow down the iPhone with worn batteries
After disable it automatically in iOS 11.3, and provide battery installation at 29 euros, the company apologized for the problem. Now, over two years later, he has agreed to pay up to $ 500 million to settle a lawsuit alleging actions by affected users at that time in the United States.
Each affected user will receive about $ 25
According to the previous agreement that MacRumors was able to access, each affected user would receive about $ 25. However, that number could increase or decrease slightly depending on legal fees and the additional number of applications approved. All in all Apple will pay between $ 310 million to $ 500 million
Legal action involves former and current US users for iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus and SE for iOS 10.2.1 or later (because 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus and SE), and iOS 11.2 or later (for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus) with these app versions starting December 21, 2017.
Source | Reuters
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