Apple will replace iPhone batteries for $29 even if they're technically still 'good'

Apple will replace iPhone batteries for $29 even if they're technically still 'good'

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If you have an iPhone 6 model or later, you should probably go replace the battery for a discounted rate at your local Apple Store.

Apple is now offering battery swaps for $29 (down from $79) a few weeks earlier than it originally promised. The decision to offer such low-priced battery swaps comes days after the company issued an apology for secretly slowing down older iPhones with software updates to prevent them from taxing the battery to the point where the phone might shut down unexpectedly.

The company faced severe backlash since it was first discovered that it slowed down older iPhones to mitigate long-term battery concerns. The discovery was first made by a Geekbench battery researcher who found that some iPhone 6, 6S, and 7 phones performed worse if they were running more recent versions of iOS (it was later revealed the iPhone SE was affected, too). Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Apple will replace iPhone batteries for even if they're technically still 'good'

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