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Screens of iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max

November 13th, 2020

November 2019: A federal judge dismissed claims that the company misrepresented the size of the screen, but allowed claims that the company misrepresented the pixel count to move forward. December 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple for allegedly deceptively advertising that the screens of the iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max


Galaxy S7 Cellphones

October 5th, 2020

In September 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics America for allegedly falsely marketing its Galaxy S7 cellphones as water resistant when, according to the complaint, they are not. Plaintiffs claim that advertising materials for the cellphones show people snorkeling, surfing, and kayaking with their phones and represents that the phones “repel spills,


Powerbeats Headphones

September 30th, 2020

August 2020: A state court judge granted preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members may receive a cash award in an amount that depends upon a variety of factors, including the number of claims filed and whether a claimant provides proof of purchase. A final fairness hearing is scheduled


Plantronics BackBeat FIT Wireless Headphones

February 19th, 2020

January 2020: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement that would provide class members with either a 12-month extended warranty on their headphones or a cash award. September 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Plantronics, Inc. for allegedly falsely marketing its BackBeat FIT wireless headphones as “sports headphones” that are “sweatproof”


Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone Systems in Toyota Vehicles

November 12th, 2019

October 2019: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations. September 2019: The case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-2550, E. D. MO.) June 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Toyota for allegedly representing that drivers can use the Bluetooth hands-free phone systems in vehicles to make and receive phone calls without


Galaxy S4 Smartphone

September 24th, 2019

February 2019: The parties notified the Court that they reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. August 2015: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims in this complaint, including the storage capacity claims and some of the benchmarking manipulation claims (the storage capacity claims were dismissed and the dismissed


Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones

May 2nd, 2019

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Bose Corporation for allegedly misleadingly marketing its SoundSport, SoundSport Free, and SoundSport Pulse wireless headphones as being resistant to sweat, weather, and water when, according to the plaintiffs, headphones that have been exposed to moisture, sweat, and water do not function as advertised. In addition, the complaint claims that


Apple Chargers for the iPhone 7

February 28th, 2019

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple Inc. in February 2019. Plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly advertised that the iPhone 7 would be compatible with Apple chargers when, according to the complaint, an October 2017 update to the operating system of the iPhone 7 rendered the chargers incompatible with the phones, which


Apple’s Powerbeats Headphones

June 8th, 2018

In May 2018, a federal judge granted in part and denied in part Apple’s motion to dismiss a false advertising class-action lawsuit that was originally filed against it in September 2017. The complaint, which was amended in December 2017, alleges that the company falsely markets Powerbeats headphones as “Sweat & Water Resistant” and suited for


Samsung Galaxy S7 Phones

February 16th, 2018

In February 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics America for allegedly falsely advertising that Samsung Galaxy S7 phones are water-resistant when, according to plaintiffs, they are not. (Kolodziej et al v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-768, N. D. CA.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of Samsung, click here.


Galaxy S4 Smartphone Battery

December 1st, 2017

August 2015: This case was voluntarily dismissed after it was transferred to a judge hearing a related case (Case No 14-cv-1676) and that case was voluntarily dismissed. March 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung for allegedly misleadingly advertising the battery life of its Galaxy S4 smartphone. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the


iPhone 4s and the iOS 9 Operating System

November 15th, 2017

In November 2017, a federal judge denied Apple’s motion to dismiss a false advertising class-action lawsuit filed against it in 2015. The complaint, which was amended in 2016, alleges that Apple falsely represented that the iOS 9 operating system would be compatible with and support the iPhone 4s when, according to plaintiffs, the software update


Blackberry 10 Series Smartphones

July 25th, 2017

January 2017: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. (Case No. 16-3318, 3rd Cir.) August 2016: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the July 2016 dismissal. July 2016: A federal judge granted the company’s motion to dismiss finding that, among other things, plaintiffs failed to plead


The Functionality of Apple iPhones

July 6th, 2017

March 2016: A federal judge dismissed this action finding that plaintiffs did not satisfy the heightened-pleading standard for fraud-based claims and did not state a plausible claim. The dismissal was . May 2015: Plaintiffs filed another complaint making similar allegations. March 2015: A federal judge dismissed a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Apple. The complaint,


Mophie’s Juice Pack Plus for iPhone 6/6s

December 7th, 2016

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Mophie for allegedly falsely advertising that its Juice Pack Plus for iPhone 6/6s extends the battery life of devices when it actually damages the internal battery of the device. The lawsuit was filed in state court in October 2016 and transferred to federal court in December 2016.


Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program

November 21st, 2016

In September 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple for allegedly misleadingly marketing that consumers who sign-up for the iPhone Upgrade Program and make monthly payments can upgrade their iPhones each year when, in reality, program members who tried to upgrade to the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in September 2016 were required


T-Mobile’s “No Contract” Cellphone Plans

October 17th, 2016

May 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. February 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against T-Mobile USA for, among other things, allegedly deceptively advertising “no contract” cellphone service plans. Plaintiffs claim that the company deceptively advertises its “no contract” service plans as having no hidden fees when, in


Samsung Galaxy S7 Cellphones

September 20th, 2016

In September 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsung Electronics America for allegedly falsely advertising its Galaxy S7 cellphones as water resistant when such claims are not true. (Velasquez-Reyes et al v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Case No. 16-cv-1953, C. D. CA.) For more information about other class-action lawsuits regarding cellphones and TINA.org’s coverage


Apple iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Signals

August 17th, 2016

August 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. December 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Apple for, among other things, allegedly failing to disclose that, when streaming high volumes of data for a period of time, the phone’s operating system automatically switched from streaming data



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