Apple and Samsung fined for not offering chargers in box with phones.
If you have bought an iPhone in the last few years, then you must have noticed that Apple does not provide a charger with the iPhone. Seeing Apple, Samsung also started doing the same. Let us tell you that this is the reason that now Apple-Samsung has to pay a fine of more than 40 crores. Let us know about this in detail..
For many years, Apple has been selling its iPhones without a charger. Apple’s seen-seeing Samsung has also started this practice. These smartphone maker companies do not provide chargers while shipping their new smartphones. Users in many countries have also filed lawsuits against these companies regarding this matter. This is the reason why the governments of many countries have imposed heavy fines on Apple-Samsung.
Users in many countries have filed lawsuits against these smartphone brands for not getting a charger with the new smartphone. Some time ago it was reported that a Brazilian judge fined Apple $1081 (Rs 83,925) because not giving a charger with the phone is a violation of the country’s consumer laws.
Let us tell you that even in Sao Paulo these companies are being fined. Procon, a consumer protection agency there, has imposed a fine of US $ 5.2 million (more than Rs 40.41 crore) on these companies. At present, it is not known whether this fine has been imposed by Apple or Samsung Pay together or separately.
Let us tell you that by not shipping the charger with the smartphone, Apple has so far saved US $ 6.5 million (over Rs 50.46 crore). But now these companies may have to face many legal cases.