Apple issues letter of apology for slowing down iPhones

Apple Apologizes for Throttling Phones With Aging Batteries Promises More Transparency and Discounted Replacements

The company was hit with a lawsuit earlier this month alleging that it deliberately "slows down iPhone processors" in older models of the iPhone without the consent of the phone owners.

One suitor is apparently more angered than the rest, as Hype Beast reports that one lawsuit is asking for $999 billion in a settlement.

Apple is apologizing for secretly slowing down older iPhones, which it says was necessary to avoid unexpected shutdowns related to battery fatigue.

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Device use also affects the performance of a battery over its lifespan. However, it did so without actually saying anything about the feature to iPhone users. Meanwhile, HTC's spokesperson says, "We do not throttle CPU performance based on older batteries". Specifically, it's a failsafe measure included in all versions of iOS released in the past year meant to keep components from catching fire and to prevent random shutdowns. While these changes may go unnoticed, in some cases users may experience longer launch times for apps and other reductions in performance.

A year ago, some iPhone users reported their devices were shutting down unexpectedly even when they showed some battery power left.

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Apple said in the statement it initially thought the problems were caused by temporary lags and bugs after updating operating systems, but later attributed them to battery performance.

The company's announcement said, in part, that batteries become less effective as they "chemically age" and their ability to hold a charge diminishes. It would definitely be interesting if we were to find out that Apple isn't the only company doing this. Because look, even as followers of the Android beat, we can admit that it would be equally as terrible for Android phone makers to do something similar without letting us know.

To remedy the situation, Apple is discounting the price of out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement and issuing a software update in early 2018 with more health analysis of iPhone battery.

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Apple apologized today for its handling of a battery issue affecting older iPhones and offered to replace aging batteries for just $29 - dramatically less than the $79 fee it would typically charge. We are able to do the work we love only because of your faith and support - and we will never forget that or take it for granted.

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