Apple will pay $ 9.75 million to settle a class action regarding its Powerbeats2 earphones launched in 2014. The allegation is that of an alleged "design flaw" that would cause charging to stop after a short period of time. .
The battery life shorter than stated and the failure to repair or replace the earphones within the warranty period are also involved. Apple would have denied all the allegations, however accepting the visa agreement "risks, uncertainties, charges and expenses of an ongoing litigation".
The lawyers have already started notifying the agreement to the class-action participants who will have until November 20, 2020 to file a complaint, after which the 9.75 million dollars (which will be subtracted from the legal and administrative costs) will be distributed. based on a point system.
In principle, those who can provide proof of purchase or repair will receive around $ 76. Conversely, the refund will be around $ 38. At launch, the PowerBeats2 had a list price of $ 200.
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