Apple Apologized December 28, 2017 To Its Customers For Slowing Down Performance Of Older Iphone Models And Said It Would Discount Replacement Batteries For Some Of Its Handsets.

Apple Apologized December 28, 2017 To Its Customers For Slowing Down Performance Of Older Iphone Models And Said It Would Discount Replacement Batteries For Some Of Its Handsets.

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Apple Cuts Price Of iPhone 6 And 7 Replacement Batteries To $29 (Files) File photo dated September 19, 2014 shows the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on display at the Apple store in Pasadena, California. Apple apologized December 28, 2017 to its customers for slowing down performance of older iPhone models and said it would discount replacement batteries for some of its handsets. The move by Apple responded to an uproar from iPhone users -- and a series of lawsuits -- after news of the battery problems stoked concerns the company was unfairly nudging consumers to upgrade.Apple said it was reducing the price of an out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacement from $79 to $29 for anyone with an iPhone 6 or later whose battery needs to be replaced, starting in late January through December 2018. get iphone battery replacedThe company said it also would issue a software update to make it easier for customers to see if an aging battery is affecting performance. (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) Last week it was reported that iOS 11 throttles the CPU in the iPhone 6 and 7 by 50% when the battery drops to less than 80%. View More HereSince batteries degrade over time, it is likely that owners of these iPhones who are stillusing the original battery are throttled nearly all the time. If your iPhone 6 or 7 has felt sluggish after updating to iOS 11, replacing the battery will restore your phone's performance when the battery is fully charged. Since the news broke about how iOS 11 cripples older iPhones, many have speculated that Apple's intention was toencourage the purchase of new iPhones.

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