Dell is offering refunds to customers in China who sued the company saying their laptops had different microprocessors than advertised.
Dell, the second biggest PC maker in China after Lenovo, was sued by 19 people on Tuesday in Xiamen in the eastern province of Fujian, China Daily reported on its Web site on Friday. In July, a case was brought in Shanghai.
Both filings allege that customers were sold Dell laptops with Intel processors that have fewer features than the advertised models they believed they were buying, China Daily reported.
Dell spokesman Jess Blackburn blamed the problem on a "marketing error" and said the company was offering full refunds. In marketing materials, "someone retained some language that no longer applied to the particular model," he said.
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