IPhone 8, 8 Plus Reportedly Dragging Down Momentum For The iPhone X

Angelica Greene
January 18, 2018

Some customers suspected the company slowed older iPhones to encourage customers to upgrade. Since news emerged in late past year that Apple does slow down some older iPhones' processors in order to prevent unexpected shutdowns, the company has been swamped with bad press and class-action lawsuits from customers who took the move as a confirmation of "planned obsolescence".

As per a post made on its website on Thursday, Apple expressed its apology over the overall handling of the battery issue and admitted that it would soon make many changes for the customers so that they can understand their loyalty and simultaneously regain everyone's trust whosoever may have doubted Apple's intentions.

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"Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying peak current demands when in cold conditions, (when they) have a low battery charge or as they age over time, which can result in the device unexpectedly shutting down to protect its electronic components", the company said.

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Recent reports reveal that component suppliers of Apple's three latest smartphones - the iPhone X, iPhone 8 & 8 Plus - are bracing themselves for low orders in the first quarter of 2018, citing lower-than-expected sales. Let us know in the comments! With all the conflicting information about how well the Apple iPhone X and the rest of the 2017 models are selling, we should have some fresh information on February 1st when Apple is due to report on its fiscal first quarter 2018 earnings.

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