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Topic: iPhone 7

Apple paying up to $500 million to settle iPhone battery slowdown lawsuits

03/02/2020, 11:03 am

Myriad class action suits against Apple's battery OS update that could have resulted in a device with a depleted battery performing tasks slower may be coming to an end.

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French fine Apple $27 million for battery patch that could slow down old iPhones

02/07/2020, 06:02 am

Apple has been fined by the French government for its 2017 patch that could slow down iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and iPhone SE units that had a depleted battery, and for not informing users that it was doing so.

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Judge denies Apple request to dismiss iPhone 7 'Loop Disease' class action lawsuit

01/31/2020, 05:01 pm

Apple's motion to toss a class action lawsuit targeting an iPhone 7 audio defect dubbed "Loop Disease" was denied in part by a California judge on Thursday, allowing three claims to move one step closer to injunctive relief.

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FCC retest vindicates Apple on iPhone RF exposure claims

12/19/2019, 04:12 pm

The iPhone complies with U.S. standards for RF exposure, the FCC has confirmed after performing a battery of tests on the smartphone. Regulators promised to evaluate Apple's handset following an August report by the Chicago Tribune claiming that the model breaches consumer safety rules.

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Law firm already jumping on reports of high RF emissions in iPhone 7

08/22/2019, 02:08 pm

One day after publication of independent testing of iPhone radio frequency emissions a law firm is making questionable comparisons, and is already asking people to reach out if they feel that they are impacted.

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US iPhone owners hazy on 5G compatibility, iPhone features claims survey

07/02/2019, 04:07 pm

The iPhone 7 and iPhone XR are the hardest models to identify on the market, a survey examining the knowledge of smartphone owners in the United States suggests, with many also believing their iPhones are also compatible with just-launched 5G mobile networks.

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Apple iPhones are on sale from just $260 at Amazon

06/07/2019, 02:06 am

With Father's Day fast approaching and many students graduating, those in the market for the perfect Apple gift can find Amazon Renewed iPhones for as low as $260. Save up to $335 on the iPhone 7, 8 and X while supplies last.

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Compared: Google's Pixel 3a XL vs. Apple's iPhone 7 Plus

05/16/2019, 02:05 pm

Google's Pixel 3a XL can't compete from a performance standpoint with anything Apple has released from the last two years. It is more similar in silicon, and price, to the three year old iPhone 7 Plus, so which one should you pick up?

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Apple hit with second class action complaint over iPhone 7 'Loop Disease'

05/07/2019, 12:05 am

Apple on Monday was hit with a second class action complaint targeting the so-called "Loop Disease" audio chip issue, a problem known to manifest in some iPhone 7 units after prolonged use.

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iPhone 7 'Loop Disease' audio chip issue targeted in class action complaint

05/03/2019, 07:05 pm

A new class action complaint seeks damages and a hardware recall from Apple over the so-called iPhone 7 "Loop Disease," an issue that causes audio problems on impacted handsets and can ultimately render the device inoperable.

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Wistron extends Indian iPhone production to include iPhone 7

04/02/2019, 08:04 am

Apple has expanded the range of its iPhone production in India from the iPhone SE and iPhone 6S to the iPhone 7, as manufacturing partner Wistron is said to have been producing the older iPhone model for distribution in the local market since March.

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Apple again selling iPhone 7, iPhone 8 in Germany with only Qualcomm modems

02/14/2019, 06:02 am

Modified iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models are to go back on sale in Germany using Qualcomm modems instead of Intel, to avoid a ban in the country as part of an ongoing worldwide legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple.

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iPhone 7, iPhone 8 being modified for German market following Qualcomm patent trial win

02/06/2019, 10:02 am

In order to continue selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 in Germany, following a court's decision to ban the sale of patent-infringing iPhones at retail in the country, Apple is looking into making changes to the hardware of the two models as a workaround to the court order.

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Qualcomm demanding Apple pay hefty fine in Germany for iPhone ban avoidance

01/31/2019, 12:01 pm

Qualcomm has filed with the German court responsible for the iPhone ban, demanding that Apple pay a significant fine, and prevent the sale of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 at retail from any Apple-affiliated vendor immediately.

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Apple pulls iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 from sale in Germany as part of sales ban

01/04/2019, 09:01 am

Apple has withdrawn the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 from sale from its online store and retail outlets in Germany, one day after Qualcomm posted its $1.52 billion security bond required by a Munich court to enforce the countrywide ban.

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Qualcomm posts $1.52B bond to enforce German ban on some iPhones

01/03/2019, 11:01 am

Qualcomm on Thursday announced that it posted a security bond of 1.34 billion euros, about $1.52 billion, moving ahead with a German ban on the iPhone 7 and 8.

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Samsung knocks Apple's notch, record iPhone earnings, Huawei on the rise - Apple's July 2018 in review

12/29/2018, 09:12 am

It's only on reflection that you find July contained a lot of news about Siri but we didn't need long-term testing to come to some conclusions about Microsoft's Apple-killing new Surface -- or to back away from taking photos on a Samsung. Taking a look at Apple's July 2018.

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Qualcomm wins import & sales ban on iPhones shipping with iOS 11 in China

12/10/2018, 09:12 am

Qualcomm has won a preliminary order in a Chinese court banning the import and sale of iPhones with older versions of iOS installed out-of-the-box, over software patents that Apple was found to have violated in iOS 11.

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Cyber Monday 2018 iPhone deals: Free iPhone XR; iPhone 7 for $5 per month; BOGO iPhone 8

11/21/2018, 01:11 am

Sprint's Cyber Monday deals are already in effect with buy one, get one free offers, $100 off the Apple Watch Series 4, and iPhone 7 devices for just $4.17 a month.

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Compare the iPhone XS and iPhone XR versus the size of other iPhones with this printable guide

09/13/2018, 11:09 am

There are a lot of possible screen sizes for the iPhone. AppleInsider shows you exactly the size of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR -- and how they compare to other recent models.

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