On Apple sued for loss of memory after installing iOS 8




Owners of the iPhone and iPad have filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, reports Siliconbeat. In a statement, the plaintiffs said that the company did not inform the user about what amount of space on your mobile device takes iOS 8. It is argued that, depending on the model, the operating system can take up to 23.1% of available memory iGadzhetov.


“We believe that Apple misled a significant number of users, and we will defend their rights, – said the lawyer law firm Cuneo Gilbert & Laduca Williams Anderson.

According to data driven, iOS 8 can take up to 23% of the space in your iPod and up to 18.1% on smartphones iPhone 5s. While Apple indicates that the amount of available storage on the device may differ from the advertised, many consumers are not aware of the situation with the new operating system, the plaintiffs claim. In addition, according to prosecutors, Apple uses a lack of available space, offering users a paid subscription to iCloud.

“As part of the business strategy of Apple people are given less space available, while increasing the amount of memory can only be due to a paid subscription, which is offered at the most inopportune moments: when the user removes the video, take photos of your child or grandchild at a concert or at a baseball game wedding “- said in the lawsuit.


It is worth noting that, after upgrading to iOS 8.1 to iOS 8.1.1 on iPhone and iPad have additional megabytes achieved by optimizing the operating system files. Although, for example, for iPhone 6 with 64 or 128 GB memory effect is not very noticeable, users 8- and 16-gigabyte models were enthusiastic about the “gift» Apple.

For example, on the iPad 3 the amount of available space increased from 7.5 to 7.9 GB, and iPad Air 2 cleared almost 900MB. Gain strongly depends on the model. On average, users say an increase in capacity of 500 MB.

An Apple spokesman declined to comment on the claims of the plaintiffs.

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