Samsung and LG Claim Their Phones Don't Get Slower With Older Batteries

Unlike Apple with its iPhones.

By //Tech

Following the $999 Billion USD lawsuit filed against Apple last week for allegedly slowing iPhone performance due to ageing batteries, and Apple’s official apology last week, competitors Samsung and LG have come out with a statement that their phones are not programmed to slow performance as Apple’s are. A Samsung represented was quoted saying “Never have, never will! We care what our customers think…We do not reduce CPU performance through software updates over the lifecycles of the phone” in regards to the issue.

This comes after HTC and Motorola had also come forward to confirm their phones weren’t designed to diminish performance according to battery life. The fact that other major brands have made these statements suggests Apple’s approach is not an industry standard.

Read Full Article
Source
The Verge
SamsungAppleLGHTCiPhoneMotorola

You may also like

Cassie and Kaytranada Team-Up On "Don't Play It Safe"
Music

Cassie and Kaytranada Team-Up On "Don't Play It Safe"

An infectious slow burner.
790 Hypes 0 Comments
Eytys Celebrates New York's Diversity With 'These Colors Don't Run' Book
Design

Eytys Celebrates New York's Diversity With 'These Colors Don't Run' Book

A political publication from the Swedish label.
1,185 Hypes 1 Comments
Zayn Malik Shares "Don’t Matter" Remix With August Alsina After Song Leaks
Music

Zayn Malik Shares "Don’t Matter" Remix With August Alsina After Song Leaks

The original song was released by Alsina in 2017.
1,055 Hypes 0 Comments
Listen to N.E.R.D., Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean's New Single, "Don't Don't Do It!"
Music

Listen to N.E.R.D., Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean's New Single, "Don't Don't Do It!"

Off of ‘No_One Ever Really Dies.’
49,016 Hypes 0 Comments
Ty Dolla $ign Links With Future & Swae Lee for "Don't Judge Me" Video
Music

Ty Dolla $ign Links With Future & Swae Lee for "Don't Judge Me" Video

A story many can relate to.
4,339 Hypes 4 Comments


What to Read Next

BAPE Drops Some Exclusive Gifts for the New Year
Fashion

BAPE Drops Some Exclusive Gifts for the New Year

Starting the year off right with camo.
11,559 Hypes 4 Comments

'Black Mirror' "Happy New Year" Trailer Proves Life Imitates Art
Entertainment

'Black Mirror' "Happy New Year" Trailer Proves Life Imitates Art

Truth is stranger than fiction.
14,907 Hypes 11 Comments

The Vans Half Cab Gets Done in Suede With Four New Colorways
Footwear

The Vans Half Cab Gets Done in Suede With Four New Colorways

More styles coming following its 25th anniversary.
3,228 Hypes 2 Comments


Karlie Kloss Shows off Her Abs & Basketball Skills in 'LOVE' Magazine's Latest Advent Calendar Video
Entertainment

Karlie Kloss Shows off Her Abs & Basketball Skills in 'LOVE' Magazine's Latest Advent Calendar Video

Channeling her inner Michael Jordan.
4,345 Hypes 7 Comments

Brandblack & Commonwealth Rework the Aura For "Disruption" Collaboration
Footwear

Brandblack & Commonwealth Rework the Aura For "Disruption" Collaboration

High-end, distressed leather and Vibram soles.
6,742 Hypes 8 Comments

Nike Gives the Air Max 95 a 'Gunsmoke' Rework
Footwear

Nike Gives the Air Max 95 a 'Gunsmoke' Rework

Grey tones for 2018.
3,606 Hypes 3 Comments

More ▾