Samsung and LG, two of the biggest smartphone manufacturers, on Saturday claimed they do not slow down phones with old batteries – a practice which Appleadmitted to using in iPhones to prevent them from unexpected shutdowns.
“Product quality has been and will always be Samsung Mobile’s top priority. We ensure extended battery life through multi-layer safety measures, which include software algorithms that govern the battery charging current and charging duration,” Samsung was quoted as saying by PhoneArena.
“We do not reduce CPU performance through software updates over the lifecycles of the phone,” the company added.
Echoing a similar statement, LG committed it “will never” slow down its smartphones.
This article was sourced from Gadgets360