France has ordered to stop the sale of Apple’s iPhone 12 series in France due to allegations of spreading high levels of electromagnetic radiation. This time the technology company has decided to update this phone due to the controversy.
On Friday (September 15), British media BBC reported that Apple will update the iPhone 12 within a few days. But the phone will not be fixed, software update will be given. France has not confirmed whether it will work or not.
France has ordered to stop the sale of Apple’s iPhone 12 due to allegations of excessive electromagnetic radiation (electromagnetic radiation). Recently, the country’s National Frequency Regulatory Agency (ANFR) ordered the sale of this phone to be stopped. Two weeks are given to fix the phone.
After this decision iPhone sales in France decreased. Apple has decided to send software updates to users. However, only users in France will be sent this update. It has a special testing protocol.
Despite this update, France’s National Frequency Regulatory Agency (ANFR) is not allowing sales to begin.
France’s digital minister, Jean-Noel Barrot, said the updated phone would only be approved for sale if the levels were low after lab tests.
Read more: Reasons for stopping iPhone 12 sales in France Meanwhile, Germany, Belgium and Spain are following the same path after ordering to stop selling iPhone 12 series phones in France. Belgium’s Digitalization Secretary Matthew Michel said the country’s regulatory body, the Belgian Institute of Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT), is trying to identify harmful electromagnetic radiation by inspecting all Apple devices.
Germany’s regulatory agency told Reuters on Thursday (September 14) that it is testing the iPhone 12’s electromagnetic radiation levels.
In addition, a consumer rights organization in Spain, the Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU), has requested the authorities to take initiatives like France, according to Forbes.