Apple had to obey.
Qualcomm still achieved a ban on sales of the iPhone and iPhone Plus 7/7 8/8 Plus in Germany. However, for this she had to pay a lot of money. The company paid €1.34 billion as a security Deposit to ensure the entry into force of the decision to ban sales of these iPhones due to violations of Apple patents to Qualcomm. Apple has obeyed the court and took the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
Qualcomm announced the payment of €1.34 billion to ensure the entry into force of an injunction on sales of the iPhone on its official website. Thanks to this ingenious solution Qualcomm has made iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in Germany.
20 December 2018, a German court ruled that Apple violated a patent Qualcomm, associated with power-saving technology with the active modem. The court ordered Apple to stop selling iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in Germany, but Apple appealed and delayed a court decision. Now, however, Qualcomm still succeeded, although for this company and had to pay a considerable sum.
Apple responded to the new decision of the court immediately. iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus already disappeared from the official German Apple website. It is also reported that the smartphone no longer sold in Apple retail stores in Germany. It is expected that in the coming days, Apple will appeal against the decision of the court.