to launch the
in 2015, many users of the phone experienced bootloop issues. Now, the two companies have preliminary agreed to pay Nexus 6P users who suffered from this issue in a class-action lawsuit, according to The Verge. The suit first began on April 2017 and the companies could pay up to $9.75 million in total pay outs.
When a phone has a bootloop issue, it unexpectedly crashes and reboots itself continuously, rendering it unworkable. Users who bought a Nexus 6P on Sept. 25, 2015, and after are eligible for up to $400 in repayment if they have proper documentation. Other users who received a
as part of a previous warranty exchange program are eligible for only $10. You can read more details about the case, including info on how to submit your own claim here.
This isn't the first time a major phone maker faced a class action lawsuit over bootloop problems. In March 2017, customers sued
. Acknowledging the issue, LG told Android Authority in 2016 that it was a result of "loose contact between components."
Google and Huawei did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
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