Following Apple’s decision to throttle iPhone performance when users’ battery health deteriorated, the company is now planning to pay out $500 million in a class-action lawsuit.
For the first time, users can now visit a website and submit a claim for a $25 payout.
Earlier in the year, it was reported that Apple would be forced to pay between $310 million and $510 million to settle the lawsuit in the United States, with the figures based on how many people will claim.
Now, it’s been confirmed that each claimant will receive around $25.
“Under the proposed settlement, Apple will provide a cash payment of approximately $25 per eligible device,” a new website confirmed.
“Please note that the actual cash payment per eligible device may be greater than or less than $25, depending on the total number of approved claims and other factors.
“The total payments to be made by Apple under the proposed settlement are subject to a minimum and maximum as set forth above and in more detail in the Class Notice.”
Users affected include all those who owned an iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, or original iPhone SE. The device must have installed iOS 10.2.1 or later to be eligible, or for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, iOS 11.2 or later.
The Smartphone Performance Settlement website has been set up to process the refunds.
Eligible users must enter their iPhone serial number, although those who no longer have that iPhone can enter their Apple ID, name, and street address.
To take advantage of the program, you must submit a claim before October 6.
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