Apple is apologizing for slowing down older iPhones and is providing $29 batteries for a yr.
“We all know that a few of you are feeling Apple has allow you to down. We apologize,” Apple mentioned on its web site on Thursday. “We’ve by no means — and would by no means — do something to deliberately shorten the lifetime of any Apple product, or degrade the consumer expertise to drive buyer upgrades.”
Apple was sued this month for allegedly slowing down older iPhones to avoid wasting battery life.
The tech big additionally introduced it will be slashing the value of out-of-warranty battery replacements from $79 to $29 — a $50 low cost — solely for individuals who have an iPhone 6 or later. The cuts would go into impact beginning January to December 2018.
Moreover, the corporate goes to concern a software program replace that “give customers extra visibility into the well being of their iPhone’s battery, to allow them to see for themselves if its situation is affecting efficiency.”