Apple has been forced to slow down the old iPhone and due to this, now the company will have to pay a fine of $ 113 million i.e. about 8.3 billion for the settlement. The company has already paid $ 500 million in fines before.
Reuters Apple’s fans are popular in every corner of the world. The company has recently launched its most awaited iPhone 12 series. While this series is becoming very popular among users, this time the company seems to be stuck in issues regarding its iPhone. Slowing down of its old iPhone has become a burden for the company and due to this Apple will now have to pay a fine of $ 113 million, or about 8.3 billion.
This is the main reason
According to the report, Apple released an update for the iPhone in 2016, which caused the old iPhone to slow down. The company did not provide any information about this to its users. This case was also discussed in the name of battery gate. At the same time, Apple seems to be stuck in this matter once again. This time around 34 US states are jointly investigating this issue. For the settlement of this case, the company will have to pay a fine of 113 million i.e. about 8.3 billion. Even before this, the company has given $ 500 million as a penalty.
What is batterygate?
In 2016, Apple made a software update for its iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and iPhone SE without any knowledge. So that the aging batteries on the devices do not send power spikes to the phone’s processor and turn it off unexpectedly. The old iPhone’s speed was slowed down due to this update. After which the US states said that the company had misled users. The company should have replaced the old iPhone battery or revealed the problem.
Apple gives appeal
After the update to the old iPhone, the company had made a plea about their slow problem. In which it has been said that the old iPhone is being slowed down because the iPhone itself does not shut down due to the old battery, or the users do not have to follow any other problem in the phone.