Apple sued for slowing down old iphones.the blog Primate Labs, a company that makes an app for measuring the speed of an iPhone’s processor, published data that appeared showing slower performance in the Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models as they aged.
The smartphone giant acknowledged that they does take some measures to reduce power demands of iphone.And it effects the performance of the processor and results slowing down the devices.
US based mobile manufacturer Apple released a statement on Wednesday “Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices,” Apple told CNBC. “Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current demands when in cold conditions, have a low battery charge or as they age over time, which can result in the device unexpectedly shutting down to protect its electronic components.”
As per Apple it has algorithms to keep an iPhone running at optimal performance as the old batteries can’t maintain required power.As per the company it prevents the unexpected shutdowns and further damages of iphones.And it also maintains standard performance as much as possible.
After this statement,On Thursday Stefan Bogdanovich and Dajota Speas filed a lawsuit against apple for slowing down their iphones.As per them,Apple never asked for their permission to slow down their devices.Stefan Bogdanovich and Dakota Speas claim they “suffered interferences to their iPhone usage due to the intentional slowdowns.”
They also claim to suffer from “economic damages and other harm for which they are entitled to compensation.”Also victims are trying to certify the case to cover all people in the united states owing an iphone older than iphone X.
While the company hasn’t made any official comment on this yet.According to experts,Apple could face a big amount of penalty for admitting to slow down iphones without end user’s consent.
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