Apple is planning a $20 price increase for battery replacements in older iPhones


Apple is Increasing the price of replacing batteries On iPhone models older than March 1 for $20. The only ones that will not be affected are those from the iPhone 14 lineup. The increase in the price of battery replacement was First spotted by 9To5Mac. The new price you pay for a battery replacement depends on your iPhone model.

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The iPhone 14 lineup is unaffected by the new prices because Apple already charges $99 to replace the battery on those models. iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11 and iPhone X are currently $69 but will go up to $89. Models like iPhone SE, iPhone 8 and other previous models currently cost $49 to get a battery replaced but that will jump to $69.

According to 9To5Mac, Apple reduced the cost of battery replacement to $29 a few years ago as a result iPhone Throttle Controversy. The prices were then raised to the current levels in early 2019 and now they are going to get even more expensive. It’s important to note that if you have AppleCare+ and your battery holds less than 80% of its original capacity, you can get a free replacement.

If you’re in the United States and have a faltering iPhone battery, make sure you pay to have it repaired by Apple before March 1st if you want to guarantee a lower price, otherwise you’ll have to pay the extra $20 for the same service.


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