China bans local sales of iPhone X, 8 and older for violating two Qualcomm patents


Qualcom achieved victory in its legal combat against Apple. Initial directive has been issued by a Chinese court which prohibits the import and vending of selected Apple

Phones in China. The models which are affected by this prohibition include iPhone X, iPhone 8iPhone 8 plus and goes back to 6s generation. Reportedly the court has found Apple guilty of transgressing two patents held by Qualcomm.


These patents are associated with resizing of photos and navigating apps on a touch screen. Apple denied violation of these patent by iOS 12.

Ina statement company noted:

all iPhone models remain available for our customers in China

The 2018 models XS, XS max and XR are not affected by this decision.


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