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86,000 people applied for a maximum compensation of $395, and Apple’s MacBook butterfly keyboard settlement was finally approved



According to news from IT House on May 27, according to Reuters,A U.S. judge approved Apple’s $50 million (IT House Note: currently about 354 million yuan) class action settlement on Thursdayoffering compensation to consumers affected by the MacBook’s butterfly keyboard and dismissing Apple’s challenge to the settlement.

In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Edward Davila in U.S. District Court in San Jose, California, said the settlement was “fair, adequate and reasonable.”

The lead plaintiffs, 11 consumers from New York, Florida, California, Michigan and several other states, filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple on behalf of MacBook users across the country, alleging that Apple’s MacBook butterfly keyboard launched between 2015 and 2019 could not provide Adequate repair and troubleshooting help.

Users will be compensated in stages. The first group obtained are users who have repaired the butterfly keyboard twice within 4 years from the purchase of the MacBook; the second batch is users who have repaired the keyboard once; and the next group is users who have replaced the keyboard.

The amount of compensation that everyone can get is different. If you replace the entire butterfly keyboard more than 2 times, you can get up to 395 US dollars (IT Home Note: currently about 2797 yuan).

According to today’s announcement,More than 86,000 people have submitted claims.There is no word yet on when official payments to affected members will begin.

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