Apple lately did an about-face and began supporting Proper To Restore legal guidelines. It has additionally finished loads to make its iPhones simpler to restore – final yr the iPhone 14 received a 7/10 repairability rating, largely because of the brand new design that made the rear glass panel simpler to interchange. This design has now been tailored to the iPhone 15 Professional and iPhone 15 Professional Max.
This has very actual advantages for shoppers – altering a cracked rear glass panel went from insanely costly to only common costly. Critically, this restore for an iPhone 14 Professional Max prices $550! For a 15 Professional Max it’s a much more affordable $200. Here’s a extra detailed breakdown:
|Price to interchange the rear glass panel|
|iPhone 14||$170||iPhone 15||$170|
|iPhone 14 Plus||$200||iPhone 15 Plus||$200|
|iPhone 14 Professional||$500||iPhone 15 Professional||$170|
|iPhone 14 Professional Max||$550||iPhone 15 Professional Max||$200|
Notice that these costs are for shoppers that aren’t signed up for AppleCare+ (these which can be can pay simply $30, along with the subscription worth).
It’s not all good, although, changing the batteries on the brand new Apple Watch Collection 9 and Apple Watch Extremely 2 is now costlier – it prices $100, up from $80 for earlier fashions within the sequence. Changing the battery on the iPhone 15 sequence prices the identical $100 as earlier than, although.
For extra on how a lot it prices to restore elements on Apple units, take a look at the help web page.