Apple had to slow down the old iPhone
In 2017, the US tech company Apple slowed down the old iPhone through an update. The company was sued in the US and the company will now pay a fine of $ 113 million (about Rs 8.3 billion) for its settlement.
- Last Updated:November 19, 2020, 12:25 PM IST
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In 2017, Apple released such an update, due to which the company’s old iPhones were slowed down and the company had not informed the users in advance. After this update of Apple, the old iPhone got slowed down. When people complained about this, the company said in its cleaning that the phone should not be disturbed and the phone should not be closed due to the battery, so the company has done so.
34 states begin investigation against Apple This plea of the company did not appeal to the people and about 34 states of America decided to start an investigation against Apple and go to court. States said that Apple is forcing people to buy new and expensive iPhones. The old phone is slowed down through updates so that people can buy new and expensive iPhone models of the company.
Apple refuses to accept mistake
The US court asked Apple to pay $ 25 to all US customers who were affected by this update. IPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone SE were affected by this update. Apple may have agreed to pay the fine, but the company refused to believe that they had made a mistake. The company also agreed that the old iPhones were slowed down through the update, but also said that this was done so that the battery could be kept safe and the phone could be saved from unwanted shutdowns.