Apple has updated AppleCare extended warranty policy, which can currently permits users to interchange the battery in their iDevice a lot sooner than previously.
The updated AppleCare+ policy currently states that Apple can replace the battery or entire device if ” the capability of the covered Equipment’s battery to carry an electrical charge is a smaller amount than 80% of its original specifications.”
The new policy could be a pretty massive increase as previously the policy only allowed for iOS smartphone batteries to be modified when health dropping to below 500th.
The new policy covers the batteries altogether iOS and OS X devices now as well, including the iPad, iPhone, Smart Watch and Macs. This will be for mac users, who were covered for only manufacturing defects and not for performance degradation before the policy update.
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