You will have to pay.
The Presnensky district court of Moscow has obliged the company “eppl Rus”, which is the official representative of Apple in Russia, to pay more than 660 thousand rubles for 11 to consumer lawsuits. In the course of the trial for each claim, the court found that the iPhone of various models moved to run properly within the officially declared period of service.
Every lawsuit consumers demanded Apple refund iPhone and non-pecuniary damages for the violation of the stated service life of smartphones. The plaintiffs noted that the iPhone came out until the official end-of-life. The claim documents mentioned examples of malfunctions: “the smartphone has stopped working”, “does not turn on and not charging”, etc.
Forensic examination confirmed that in all cases the cause of iPhone failure was a manufacturing defect. In this regard, the court granted the claims and demanded that Apple pay compensation to consumers a total amount of 662 thousand rubles.
The official warranty of the iPhone in Russia is valid for one year. But claimed the life of the iPhone is five years. Smartphones plaintiffs failed before the end of the five-year period.