This means that Apple is affirmative that a future software update will be able to fix the problems. The company has also advised technicians to inform customers that they should keep their devices up to date with the latest software update.
The lawsuit alleged that iPhone 6 and 7 generation phones were equipped with batteries that were susceptible to unexpected power-offs when those batteries could not provide sufficient voltage to support phone processing performance.More news: Thomas Partey ruled out of Arsenal clash with Leeds
"This settlement delivers justice on behalf of iPhone users and makes it clear that companies that use unfair business practices, such as throttling or slowing iPhone performance, will be held accountable", Stephan said.
On Wednesday, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the proposed settlement, which arose from a multi-state investigation. In addition to the fine, Apple also legally committed to greater transparency.
After the throttling was discovered, Apple apologized and launched a battery replacement program that saw the company offering batteries for older devices for $29. "I'm committed to holding these goliath technology companies accountable when they hide important information from users".
According to a report by MacRumors, Apple is reportedly getting a number of users coming in to their service centres complaining about issues of a green tint on the display, as well as screen flickers that are happening when the iPhones are in dark environments, and are kept at below 90 percent brightness.More news: Nearly a million people inoculated with Chinese Covid-19 vaccine: firm
"This isn't the only financial penalty levied against Apple for the matter, but numerous payments amount to a drop in the bucket when compared to Apple's sales â€" last month, the company reported $US26.4 billion in revenue from iPhones alone in its fiscal fourth quarter earnings.
In July, Apple offered eligible iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users a $US25 payout if their devices were running on iOS 11.2 or later and experienced slow performance before December 21, 2017.
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