Samsung is also suspected of deliberately slowing down old smartphones

Italy's antitrust regulator is outraged by the deception of users and   conducts an investigation into   Apple and   Samsung

Samsung is also suspected of deliberately slowing down old smartphones

Antitrust regulator of Italy (Autorita Garante della Concorrenza e   del Mercato (AGCM) launched an investigation suspecting   intentionally slowing down old smartphones is not   only Apple, but   and   Samsung.

Why there were suspicions

After the scandalous recognition it is not surprising that in   The field of view AGCM hit Apple, but   here are the suspicions of   the Samsung   - this is something new. Companies could slow down old devices with   using updates to their   owners bought new gadgets.

AT   AGCM say that Apple and   Samsung is accused of   creating a " general commercial policy that uses a shortage of certain components to limit the timing of the execution of its products and   encouraging consumers to buy new versions. " A   this is a violation of the four articles of the Italian Consumer Code.

If their   pleaded guilty   - companies will pay several million euros of fines.

What they say in   Samsung

AT   Samsung is still denying the slowdown of smartphones . " Samsung does not   provides software updates to reduce product performance in the   throughout the life cycle of the device "   - it says in   company statement.

Moreover, we are ready to cooperate with   AGCM and   to assist in every way the investigation.

AND   if Samsung can still be trusted, then   Apple's guilt is obvious. A   investigation in   Italy   - far from   first and   the last, because after the company's announcement of   intentional " aging " of the devices suits the   her showered, as from   cornucopia.

Source: The Independent

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