Apple's $29 iPhone Battery Replacements are Available Starting Today

21 January, 2018, 00:38 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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Apple previously said the replacements wouldn't be available until later this month. And we should also keep in mind that Apple's generous price cut on its battery replacements is only good through the rest of 2018. However, it cautioned that supplies of replacement batteries might be limited at the start of this program.

However, this was seen as confirmation that Apple was forcing upgrades on users by slowing down their iPhones, when the fault lay with the battery. If you want to take Apple up on this offer, here is what you need to do. "We ensure extended battery life through multi-layer safety measures, which include software algorithms that govern the battery charging current and charging duration", Samsung was quoted as saying by PhoneArena. BGR said Apple failed to provide its customers with full information about how it was handling the performance of aging batteries, and took users' support for granted.

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Recently, Apple is hitting the headlines as it was discovered to be slowing down the older iPhone models due to the degrading batteries. Three people from the North Texas area filed the class action lawsuit. The battery replacement from Apple generally costs $79 and the iPhone maker says new battery will restore 70 percent of peak performance. Apple also said it will improve visibility into iPhone battery health so owners can work out whether battery condition is affecting their iPhone's performance. Then again, several Apple stores are spotted to have a same-day service. If you don't change the cell that powers your iPhone, the CPU on the handset will be throttled to prevent the weak battery from shutting down the entire device. The company has also promised to release an update.

Apple had a pretty bumpy weekend when it finally and inadvertently confirmed the longheld old conspiracy which claimed that the company slowed down old iPhones via OS updates. It's unclear what Apple is planning to do after that point-whether the company will continue to offer the lower price, move back to the original price, or find some happy middle ground for those suffering from older battery woes.

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