In a similar US case, the company lost and agreed to pay up to $500 million.
The case in South Korea was considered for five years. The plaintiffs demanded compensation from Apple for reduced performance due to battery degradation, allegedly the company wanted to force users to upgrade to new models.
Apple, on the other hand, did this for a different reason: they reduced performance so that smartphones would work more stable and not randomly turn off.
The court sided with Apple and considered its arguments more weighty. Moreover, users can independently choose what is more important to them: stability or performance.