Domestic consumers lost a lawsuit for damages filed against Apple Korea and others for the reason of poor iPhone performance.

All litigation costs are borne by the consumer.

Domestic consumers who filed a lawsuit claiming that iPhone performance has decreased after installing the March 2018 update.

It is claimed that Apple distributed the software update while knowing that the update reduced performance, but concealed the battery defect and promoted sales of the follow-up model.

It's called 'Battery Gate'.

In foreign countries, a class action lawsuit is underway regarding the battery gate allegations.

The Citizens' Association for Consumer Sovereignty pointed out that "Apple has already been fined and fined in Italy, France, the United States, Chile, etc."

The court of first instance did not give specific reasons for the consumer ruling.