The Organization of Consumers and Users of Chile (ODECU) reported that they reached an agreement with the US company Apple after filing a class action lawsuit due to “planned obsolescence”, reducing the operation of iPhones.
The company must compensate users for $ 2,500 million and each user will receive approximately 37 thousand pesos.
Will be certain models of iPhone that would have presented problems in its operation. Some complaints consisted of untimely shutdowns, battery problems.
The specific teams that enter into the agreement son los iPhone 6, 6Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, 7, 7 Plus y SE. In addition, the computers must have worked with the operating system IOS 10.2.1 or later, for iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s and 6s Plus. Or the operating system iOS 11.2 or later, for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus before December 21, 2017.
To apply for the benefit, you must submit a request to the website conciliacionsmartphones.cl, a page that will be available from April 21 and the maximum limit per device is 1.25 UF.