After facing the ban on selling the iPhone in China, Apple has decided to roll out the software update for iPhone in China to avoid the sales ban. According to a report in The New York Times on Friday, the Cupertino-based tech giant said it would update
On Monday, a Chinese court had ordered a sales ban of some older Apple iPhone models for
The case, brought by Qualcomm, is part of a global patent dispute between the two US companies
Talking about the development Apple said in a statement that it would update its iPhones in China early next week “to address any possible concern about our compliance with the order.” Adding to it Apple
Apple, however, is still selling iPhones in China. According to Don Rosenberg, Qualcomm’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Apple is violating the court’s order.
“They are legally obligated to immediately cease sales, offers for sale and importation of the devices identified in the orders and to prove compliance in court,” he
“Qualcomm’s effort to ban our products is another desperate move by a company whose illegal practices are under investigation by regulators around the world,” Apple said in a statement earlier this week. The ban does not cover the new iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus or iPhone XR, which were not yet available when