29-12-2017 My Mobile
After Apple’s shocking revelation of throttling old iPhones, Motorola and HTC appeared to back their strength in the global market
After the shocking revelation from Apple for throttling the speed of older iPhones; rivals Motorola and HTC backed their position by confirming that they do not slow the chipsets in their phones even if the battery passes its age.
Over the past few days, there was a huge abuzz in the global internet when the Cupertino tech giant was accused for slowing the speed of the previous iPhones by throttling the speed of SoCs. The shocking allegation has now turned into a realism when Apple, the company claims to be the best in all forms admitted to roll out a feature the previous year to trim down the powerful performance of the old iPhones.
In an email to The Verge, an HTC spokesperson said that designing phones to intentionally slow down as the battery ages “is not something we do.” A Motorola spokesperson chimed in regarding the practice as well in a separate email with the following quote: “We do not throttle CPU performance based on older batteries.”
The statement appeared from two of its biggest rival added fire to the fueled allegation of the Cupertino tech firm. Apple, which has launched its flagship iPhone X couple of months back, has now completely focused on discussing the draconian software updates and hardware designs.
Apple has now surfaced with numerous allegations and controversies from the past few years, the recent one being the nine litigations filed by different users over this issue. The controversies have made the tycoon to apologize to its global users via a letter posted on its official website.
The letter reads, “We’ve been hearing feedback from our customers about the way we handle performance for iPhones with older batteries and how we have communicated that process. We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down. We apologize. There’s been a lot of misunderstanding about this issue, so we would like to clarify and let you know about some changes we’re making.”