Apple may issue refunds to customers who paid full price to replace the batteries on older iPhones before the company offered a $50 discount as part of its apology for secretly slowing down the devices. Apple confirmed in December that software in its iPhone 6, 6s and SE models, which deals with dangers from ageing batteries, could slow down the phone's performance.
The revelation opened Apple up to consumer complaints of planned and accelerated obsolescence.
Battery Management: A recent document from Apple says that its newest smartphones aren't as affected by battery management, MacRumors notes.
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Mohan predicts Apple will raise its dividend 10% this year, will generate $50B to $60B in FCF annually for the next two years, and will announce a new share buyback in April. The shortfall in iPhone sales were made up by a significantly higher average price per phone- $796, over $100 higher than the average in the same stretch of 2016. Critics, however, claimed that Apple this forced slowdown of older Apple products was to prompt users to upgrade to a newer iPhone model. As part of its solution, Apple cut its battery replacement program to just $30 instead of $70. They found that the average wait times for a battery replacement were 2 weeks on average, with a maximum wait of 4.5 weeks.
The December 2017 admission, which subjected the Cupertino, California-based company to mass criticism and a slew of lawsuits, got the attention of Congress when Senate Commerce Committee chairman John Thune of South Dakota wrote Apple seeking some answers.
The Washington Post reported Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, also sent a letter to Apple asking for more information.
"I feel bad for the people that actually need batteries and have to wait because people think that Apple is having a "sale" on batteries", the staffer continued. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on shares of Apple from $200.00 to $203.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd.