Now Chinese language court docket has granted Qualcomm an injunction towards Apple that might block the gross sales of a number of older iPhone fashions (6S by means of X), Apple says it may sort things with a software program replace. When the ruling got here down Apple stated solely units working pre-iOS 12 software program have been in violation. All the telephones listed are able to updating additional, nevertheless Apple China informed Reuters that "Early subsequent week we are going to ship a software program replace for iPhone customers in China addressing the minor performance of the 2 patents at problem within the case."
We'll see if that replace is sufficient to maintain its older telephones out there on the market within the nation, and if it holds up on newer XR and XS fashions that Qualcomm can also be making an attempt to ban. One factor is for certain -- the battle over expertise, licensing charges and lawsuits between the 2 giants is not over but.