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Samsung Australia fined US$9.7 million over false water-resistance claims

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Samsung Australia fined US$9.7 million over false water-resistance claims

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Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday (Jun 23) a court has ordered the local unit of Samsung Electronics to pay a penalty of A$14 million ($9.65 million) over misleading claims about a water-resistance feature in some of its smartphones.

The claims "promoted an important selling point for these Galaxy phones.

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Category: Economy

Topics: Australia Mediacorp Phones Regulator Galaxy Us$9 Claims Misleading Samsung Fined Water-resistance

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 11:57:00

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