Apple lost a lawsuit in Italy at the end of 2018, and the court said Apple did not properly disclose changes to device performance in the iOS 10.2.1 update. Apple did not initially disclose any information about performance throttling in the update notes for iOS 10.2.1, which means that most people didn't realize the changes that iOS 10.2.1 brought until a few months later.
Although Apple effectively introduced a discounted battery replacement program and added battery health features to the setup, these were not controversial in the lawsuit, but these measures came a bit late. It is understood that Apple will pay a fine of several million euros and is forced towebsiteAdded this statement to explain to the customer what happened:
Apple, Apple Distribution International, Apple Italy and Apple Italy Retail GuidediPhone6. Consumers of iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus installed the iOS 10 operating system and subsequent updates, but did not provide enough information to explain the impact of this choice on smartphone performance, and did not provide (or too late) Restore the original performance of the device in any way (such as downgrading or replacing the battery at a reasonable cost).
According to Articles 20, 21, 22 and 24 of Italian Decree No. 206/2005, this practice is considered wrong.