MOSCOW, 9 Jan â€” RIA Novosti. The Paris Prosecutor’s office launched an investigation against Apple in connection with the intentional slowing down of some iPhone models, reports Agence France Presse with reference to sources in the legal community.
According to the Agency, the Department of the Ministry of economy began an investigation on Friday.
In late December Apple announced that in 2016 launched a feature, which slows down your processors iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE for extending the battery life and the devices themselves. The information caused the dissatisfaction of a number of consumers in the United States and Israel against the company was filed class-action lawsuits. Later a class action lawsuit was also filed in Canada.
Later, Apple apologized to users and said that as part of the settlement of claims will reduce the price of battery replacement after the warranty period, from 79 to 29 dollars, and will also update the operating system, which will allow the owners to monitor the battery status.
Apple in the fall of 2017 released the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 and iPhone Plus X.