Sony Xperia Devices
According to the settlement terms, the company agreed to extend the limited warranty for water damage by 12 months for devices with a warranty that is still in effect and 6 months for devices with an out-of-date warranty. The company also agreed to change the term “waterproof” and similar terms to “water resistant” or another similar term. In addition, class members with claims of water damage may receive a refund of 50% of the MSRP for the device.
A final fairness hearing is scheduled for December 1, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.xperiawaterproofsettlement.com/. (Landes et al v. Sony Mobile Communications (U.S.A.), Inc. and Sony Electronics, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-2264, E. D. NY.)
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