Google and Huawei promise to pay $ 400 for broken Nexus 6P

Back in April 2017, users sued a class action lawsuit against Google and Huawei due to a malfunction.

Nexus 6P smartphones. Since then, legal proceedings have continued, but now Google and Huawei have declared their readiness to settle the dispute and pay compensation to the device owners.

What happened

Nexus 6P was released in 2015 and was the fruit of the collaboration of Google and Huawei. More specifically, Google was the customer, and Huawei was contracted to develop and manufacture smartphones.

However, over time, users began to complainOn the gadgets: they turned off by themselves or went into reboot regardless of the battery charge level. This problem was associated with overheating processors Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, under which the Nexus 6P.

The lawsuit states that companies knew aboutthis problem, but did not react and continued to produce faulty smartphones. However, over time, the reaction did follow: first, users were offered new Nexus 6P for faulty devices, and then they were changed to Pixel XL.

What do you think

To settle a dispute, Google and Huawei agreePay compensation to Nexus 6P owners: $ 400 for each faulty device that was purchased on September 25, 2015 or after this date. If users cannot provide the necessary documentation, they will receive $ 75 each. Those who traded Nexus 6P for Pixel XL are entitled to only $ 10. The total amount of compensation will result in $ 9.75 million.

But for this settlement of the dispute must approve the court. The next meeting will be held on May 9th.

By the way, it is not the first time that smartphone manufacturers pay customers for defective gadgets. For example, LG last year distributed $ 425 for each faulty Nexus 5X.