Italian authorities considered fining the Samsung after reports of deliberately slowing down its smart phones

Reuters quoted the Italian Antitrust Authority today that it intends fined both Apple and Samsung with 5 million euros each, after the reports about bringing their software updates will lead to slow down their phones smart.

Where purchased consumer groups the Italian earlier that the updates phones Samsung and Apple smartphone will reduce the performance of these phones significantly and so are the updates designed to drive customers to buy new devices.

Said the Italian Antitrust Authority said in a statement that some of the updates of the software to buy Apple and Samsung “have caused dysfunction seriously reduce the performance of the phones significantly, resulting in speeding up the process of replacing them”, the statement added: “Both companies did not provide customers sufficient information about the impact of the new update on the performance of the phone or any other way to restore the original function of the product”.

It is worth mentioning that Apple know the fine an additional $ 5 million euros, also because of the failure to provide customers clear information about how to keep the phone battery or replace it in the end.

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