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Qualcomm has attempted to stem iPhone sales in Germany over a patent infringement grudge, but Apple may have found itself a way out.
The ban is covering more than the 15 Apple Stores in the country — it will also affect sales of the iPhone 7 and 8 at more than 4,000 resellers.
One analyst from Rosenblatt believes that Apple could scrap 4 million iPhones' worth of orders to its suppliers because of controversy around Huawei.
The ban affects iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models, though Qualcomm vows it will pursue injunctions on the XS, XS Max and XR models, too.
Apple is scrambling to update iPhones in China to avoid utilizing Qualcomm patents, but wants to fight off settlement and avoid "unrecoverable losses."