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Apple To Pay $113 Million For Slowing Down Old Phones

Apple is to pay $113 million for slowing down old iPhones.

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Assume this only applies to US iPhones, and models that are still supported?

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It applies to ALL older I phones, in the hope that people will upgrade. Android phones have plenty competition so are unlikely to do this, one of the reasons I have a Android phone

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The payment is a USA settlement, hence it does not appear to apply to Australian sold iPhones.

The specific models referred to in 2017 were the models 6, 6S, SE, and 7. There was also an offer to replace your older batteries for a large discount as one response.

Apple support for the iPhone (repairs and OS updates) now extends for 7 years from the date of end of sale of a model.

I don’t know what Android brands now offer for support. Until recently we have owned products from Samsung, Huawei and Sony.

Whether you own an Apple or Android (Goggle-fried) product both would like to own your usage profile and details.

This topic is not intending to debate Android vs Apple. There is a broad discussion in the following topic and a link to the latest Choice mobile phone reviews for a more fully informed view.

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