iPhone X screen repair to cost $279, while other damage will set you back $549

Vlad, 27 October 2017

The iPhone X is now up for pre-order, and a lot of people seem to want to grab Apple's first $999 smartphone - shipping estimates have already slipped to 5-6 weeks at the moment, in fact.

An interesting detail has been revealed by Apple today regarding the iPhone X, and it has to do with repair prices. The company published its flat-fee pricing for units that aren't covered by AppleCare+, and it turns out that if you know you're clumsy you probably shouldn't skip that.

A screen-only repair of the iPhone X will set you back $279, while for other damage you will pay $549. For comparison, those numbers are $169 and $399 for the iPhone 8 Plus (which starts at $799), and $149 and $349 for the iPhone 8 (which starts at $699). So the repair pricing is pretty much in line with each handset's pricing.

On the other hand, if you pay $199 for AppleCare+ on top of the $999 for your iPhone X, then you will only shell out $29 for a screen repair and $99 for anything else.

All of these prices obviously only apply for the US, things may be wildly different in other parts of the world.

Source | Via


Reader comments

  • Anonymous
  • 06 Dec 2017
  • Y7u

If you have AppleCare+ it's just $29 for a screen repair and $99 for anything else.

  • AnonD-523334
  • 29 Oct 2017
  • HsJ

Good. Actually superb

Much less than 200 dollar for sure, you buy phone for 999 dollars and paying another fortune to maintain it. It is robbery. So you will drop your phone and something happens internally you must pay 500 dollar :D apple care plan is a joke, you paying ...

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