Apple increases battery replacement costs for iPhone 13 and earlier: All the details
Apple has increased the cost of battery replacement for the iPhone 13 or earlier models by $20 (roughly Rs. 1,650) from March 1. That means replacing the battery for all phones in the iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11, and iPhone X lineup now. At a cost of $89 (roughly Rs. 7,300). Earlier it was priced at $69 (roughly Rs. 5,700). However, AppleCare+ subscribers can replace their iPhone batteries at no additional cost if the battery has less than 80 percent of its original capacity. Apple announced an increase in battery replacement costs earlier this year, and now the price hike is active.
According to Apple’s support page, users will have to pay $89 to replace batteries for all out-of-warranty iPhone models in the iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11, and iPhone X lineups. Earlier, the Cupertino-based company used to charge $69 for a battery replacement for this one. phones. Similarly, the cost of battery replacement for iPhone models in the iPhone SE, iPhone 8, and other older iPhone lineups is now $69, up from $49 (roughly Rs. 4,000).
Apple supports battery replacement as far back as the 2012 iPhone 5. It should be noted that the battery replacement in the latest iPhone lineup, iPhone 14, costs $99 (roughly Rs. 8,000).
However, iPhone users can get their batteries replaced for free if they have an AppleCare+ plan. AppleCare+ members can replace their iPhone batteries at no cost if the battery has less than 80 percent of its original capacity, the company says.
Meanwhile, Apple released iOS 16.4 Beta 2 to developers with the enhanced “5G Standalone” feature that was added with iOS 16.4 Beta 1. It also introduced several other new features including new notes related to Apple’s new classic Music app as well as icons the device. in the AppleCare menu in iOS Settings. With the latest beta update, it has also teamed up with Docomo and JCOM, allowing users in Japan to easily convert a physical SIM into an eSIM.
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