Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • share this

iPhone battery replacement discounts made available earlier

By: - Content Strategist / @ABayleINQ
/ 12:48 PM December 31, 2017 stock photo

Discounts to replace the batteries of old iPhones have been made available by Apple at an earlier date.

The iPhone maker has updated their apology post to make the discounts available immediately, The Verge reported.

The previous version mentioned the discounted batteries would be available late January globally. The new version omits mention of a January release date and simply says the discount offer lasts until December 2018.


Image: Apple official website

The mention of limited supplies for the first batch has also been omitted. More details on the promo will be made available at a later date on Apple’s main website.

The iPhone maker recently received negative feedback from customers after admitting the company was slowing down older devices from the iPhone 6 and below. Apparently, the measure had been done to maintain performance balance and prevent sudden shutdowns.

Apple later offered a discount on replacement batteries for old iPhones as a form of apology and to win back customer trust. Standard price for replacement batteries start at $79 (around P3,900). The promo offers the batteries at a discounter price of $29 (about P1,400). JB


Apple apologizes for slowing iPhones, offers discounted batteries

Apple faces lawsuits for slowing down old iPhones

iPhone slowdown for old models addresses aging battery issues, says Apple

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: battery replacement, discount promo, iPhone, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, old batteries
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

‘Thrilla in Manila’ on TV

April 23, 2018 12:06 AM


More celebs get bitten by travel bug

April 23, 2018 12:05 AM


Why Daisy quit Instagram

April 23, 2018 12:02 AM


No-frills actioner hits its mark

April 23, 2018 12:01 AM


Carpio slams DFA stand on PH reef incident

April 22, 2018 11:57 PM

© Copyright 1997-2018 | All Rights Reserved