Apple is resuming gross sales of older iPhone fashions in Germany after dropping a patent dispute towards chipmaker Qualcomm final yr.
The corporate mentioned Thursday it’ll promote iPhone 7 and iPhone eight fashions with Qualcomm quite than Intel chips inside to bypass the injunction. It had pulled them off cabinets in December.
In an announcement, Apple accused Qualcomm of constructing “extortionist calls for,” however added that “to make sure all iPhone fashions can once more be obtainable to prospects in Germany, now we have no alternative however to cease utilizing Intel chips and ship our telephones with Qualcomm chips in Germany.”
The Dec. 20 ruling by a Munich court docket additionally required Apple to cease promoting the iPhone X, which the corporate mentioned has since been changed with newer fashions.