A lawsuit against Apple could result in payouts to millions of iPhone users

An Apple lawsuit alleges that older iPhones were secretly slowed by Apple potentially resulting in payouts to millions of iPhone users

In addition to slowed phones Justin Gutmann alleges that the company misled users about the upgrade

Approximately 25 million UK iPhone users are seeking damages of around £768m

A complaint filed with the Competition Appeal Tribunal alleges that Apple slowed down

The performance of older iPhones to avoid expensive recalls and repairs

An iPhone software update in January 2017 introduced a power management tool to combat performance issues and keep older devices from abruptly shutting down

Gutmann a consumer advocate asserts that at the time the information about the tool was not included in the software update download description