Brazil Authorities Fined Apple $1.9 Million

Brazil Authorities Fined Apple $1.9 Million

Brazil authorities fined Apple $1.9 million for not including a charger with their phone and requires Apple to be providing chargers for users who need them as well.

The executive director of Brazilian Consumer Protection Agency also mentioned in a local interview that if a merchant sells a mobile phone to users but cuts off a charger from it and sells it at the same price as with a charger, it is equivalent to false promotion.

Although Apple have stated on its website which states that they will not include chargers when they go on sale, but Brazil believes this message is clearly concealed and should be displayed prominently on the packaging or leaflet. Samsung Galaxy S21 was sued by the Brazilian authorities as well for a fine, but Samsung has eliminated the fine because they provide the charger. Apple has not yet responded.
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