The owners of Nexus 6P could receive compensation up to $ 400
IT MAY HAVE TAKEN TWO YEARS, but Google and Huawei have finally reached an agreement to compensate the owners of the Nexus 6P, which is safe from the bork.
In April 2017, a group of edgy users of the Nexus 6P filed a class action lawsuit against the OEM duo for a "boot loop" problem affecting the device, following the installation of the device. an update leaving the handset unusable and locked in an eternal state. starting.
Owners of the flagship Android 6.0 Marshmallow product also raised a problem related to battery depletion, complaining that the 6P was often overheating, causing a battery collapse and unexpected shutdown of the battery. 39; device.
The lawsuit alleges that Huawei, who blamed Google's software, "obscured" blocked device owners, and claims that the two companies breached the Nexus 6P's warranty because they were aware of the problem and Have done nothing to solve it.
"The alleged flaw could tip the phone into a" water hammer ", a deadly spiral in which the phone would not respond, would turn off suddenly, and then remain stuck on a startup screen," reads in the trial.
"The complaint alleges that Google is asking consumers to subscribe a warranty to Huawei for this problem." Huawei is largely unhelpful and often tries to obtain warranty coverage, telling the consumer that the problem is not there. is neither the phone nor the battery, but rather a problem. " with the Google software ".
Google and Huawei reached a preliminary agreement this week to settle the class action lawsuit. If the court approves the settlement on May 9, anyone who bought the Nexus 6P in the US as of September 25, 2016 will be eligible for up to $ 400 if they provide documents, while others receive up to $ 400. $ 75.
Those who have already received a Pixel XL under a warranty exchange will only be eligible for a maximum of $ 10 under the proposed settlement.
Google and Huawei are not the only companies to be sued for bootloop borkage. Earlier this year, LG settled a similar class action lawsuit affecting its G4, V10, V20, Nexus 5X and G5 smartphones, offering owners of a faulty handset either $ 425 in cash or a $ 700 rebate. another LG device. μ