Apple has begun making payments in a long-running class action lawsuit over claims it deliberately slowed down certian iPhones in the US.

Apple has settled a lawsuit for allegedly slowing down iPhones, causing a mass action in the US and UK. The settlement, estimated at around $92 per claim, is a cut of a $500m settlement.

Apple is facing a lawsuit against 24 million iPhone users, which it claims is “baseless” and “unintentional”. Justin Gutmann, the plaintiff, expressed satisfaction with US payments but warned that this does not affect the UK case. Gutmann said Apple is fighting against the UK class action, which will next appear at the Court of Appeal. He hopes the case will go to trial in late 2024 or early 2025, and that the settlement does not advance Apple’s position.