Today was both a bitter and sweet day for Apple. While in California (United States) he presented: iPhone 15In Paris (France) authorities banned the sale of this product. iPhone 12 for allegedly malfunctions.

The iPhone 12, released by the American technology company in 2020, can no longer be marketed in France because it exceeds the limit values. radiating electromagnetic waves It is absorbed by the human body according to the National Frequency Agency (ANFR).

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The official also requests Apple to “implement all available methods to quickly resolve this defect” in copies already sold. He was under penalty of having to withdraw them, he said in a statement sent to AFP on Tuesday (September 12).

“I trust our company’s sense of responsibility to follow our rules. My job is to make sure they respect the rules. “If he does not do this, I am ready to order the iPhone 12 to be withdrawn from circulation.” Jean-Noël Barrot, the French minister responsible for the digital sector, said in an interview with the newspaper: Le Parisien.

According to him, updating the phone’s software is enough to comply with the regulations. Apple has 15 days to do this.

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In particular, the iPhone 12 exceeds the regulatory limit value, which corresponds to the energy that the human body can absorb when the phone is held in the hand, by 1.74 W per kilogram (W/kg).

Apple released the iPhone 15. The company’s CEO, Tim Cook, introduced the new models at the Apple Event Wonderlust, which brought together hundreds of media in California, United States.

There will be four versions of the iPhone 15, with improvements to its display, cameras, interface, Dynamic Island functionality, and more.

One of the new features of the equipment is the universal USB-C charging port. Previously, Apple included the Lightning port. However, due to an order from the European Union, it had to be adapted to the specification that other manufacturers had.

According to European authorities, a single charging port should be offered for all devices in order to reduce electronic waste.

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The base model, iPhone 15, will be 6.1 inches. It will have a 48-megapixel main camera equipped with the new generation ‘portrait’ function and an A16 processor.

It will cost $799 (128GB storage version) in the United States; This is the same as the iPhone 14 when it was released. This is equivalent to more than 3,180,000 Colombian pesos; However, this value usually increases upon entry to the country due to taxes and other reasons.

on the other hand iPhone 15 Plus It will increase your screen size to 6.7 inches. It will cost $899 in the United States (version with 128 GB storage). That is more than 3,500,000 Colombian pesos. Remember: value in Colombia increases due to taxes and more.

*With information from AFP

Source: Exame

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