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Boom!: Apple FINALLY Admits To Slowing Down Older iPhone Models

Boom!: Apple FINALLY Admits To Slowing Down Older iPhone Models

"Apple's failure to inform consumers these updates would wreak havoc on the phone's performance is being deemed purposeful, and if proven, constitutes the unlawful and decisive withholding of material information", says the press release for the lawsuit.

While the second is lined as, 'Apple's iOS updates purposefully neglected to explain that its purposeful throttling down of older model devices and resulting lost or diminished operating performance could be remedied by replacing the batteries of these devices. They also allege it intentionally interfered with the phones to damage them, which became a "substantial factor in causing (iPhone owners) to replace iPhones, buy new batteries, or loss of usage of their iPhone".

The statement continued, "Last year we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions".

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Both plaintiffs are owners of an iPhone 7. To prevent that, the company's software manages batteries as they age and slows down older devices to keep them functional.

A California man has filed one of several class action lawsuits after Apple admitted to deliberately slowing down older iPhones.

The suit claims that Apple "needlessly subjects consumers to purchasing newer and more expensive iPhones when a replacement battery could have allowed consumers to continue to use their older iPhones".

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At least two groups of customers sued Apple over the deterioration of their phones' performance.

The initial statement said that the age of the phone doesn't determine the speed, but rather the age of the battery does. Meanwhile, the price for Apple's latest versions of the iPhone, the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, start at $699 and $999 respectively. Apple iPhone X turned out to be the most selling smartphone of the fourth quarter of 2017, as according to some reports published online.

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