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Apple Sued After it Admits to “Purposely” Slowing Older iPhones

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If your iPhone lags or seems slow, you’re not crazy. There is a problem..

Apple users at Reddit have noticed lags on their older iPhones that have low-capcity batteries. While some have experienced slow downs due to iOS updates over the years.

With the lawsuit been filed by two iPhone users for influencing users to replace workable phone batteries or even upgrade to latest or higher models.

Stefan Bogdanovich and Dakota Speas, who have filed the petition in a California District Court, claimed that Apple interferes with the normal operations of older devices “intentionally” to earn more profits from warranty repairs and sales of newer iPhones.

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There is proof that Apple is throttling processor speeds when a battery capacity worsens over time.

“This fix will also cause users to think, ‘my phone is slow so I should replace it OR ‘my phone is slow so I should replace its battery,’” says Geekbench’s John Poole.

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