If you wanted to replace the battery on the iPhone, it’s time to do it
Two months left before the expiration of the preferential programme for replacement of the battery on the iPhone. Apple has provided a discount on the repair after being accused of understating the performance of iPhone.
At the end of 2017, Apple admitted that limit the peak speed of the processor on older smartphones. The company claims that this is to prevent unexpected shutdown due to battery wear. This explanation is not for everyone. Users began to sue the company, and Italy fined Apple for 10 million euros.
In an attempt to resolve the situation, Apple CEO Tim cook apologized and said that the entire 2018 authorized service centers will change batteries at a discount. To iPhone SE iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus X and iPhone this procedure will cost $ 50 cheaper — $ 29. In Russia the prices differ depending on the model and the service center, but the average battery replacement is 2-3 thousand rubles.
Apple recommends to change the battery once the battery capacity falls below 80%. You can check this in the settings of the battery on iOS.
The speed of fixation depends on many factors, but subject to the availability of spare parts, the battery replacement will take a couple of hours. Otherwise, the repair may be delayed up to two days.