The American company Apple apologized for that deliberately slows down old iPhones. The company struck a wave of criticism for these actions, although it assures that seeks thus to extend the life of smartphones, BBC reports.
Apple said it will replace batteries on less in the coming year will release software that will allow users to monitor the battery status of your phone.
As explained by the company, the iPhones battery will eventually lose its efficiency.
The problem leads to the fact that as a protective measure, the gadget shuts off at all.
The manufacturer said it will reduce the price of battery replacement, the warranty period of which has expired, from $79 to 29 for all iPhone 6 or later models.
These forced measures the company will take, as she says, for the sake of solving customers ‘ problems, respect for their dedication and restore the confidence of all who might question the intentions of Apple.
In the US by Apple was filed eight individual lawsuits on this issue, in addition lawsuits were filed in Israel and in France.