Initial supplies of some replacement batteries may be limited."Apple usually keeps a high price of $79 for out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacements, but the tech giant has decreased the price by $50 catering to a wave of controversy regarding its procedure of dynamically managing the top performance of some previous iPhone models with relatively reduced batteries to stop the unexpected shutdowns".
Apple's reputation is already in the toilet when it comes to batteries thanks to the great throttling debacle. One analyst, Mark Moskowitz of Barclays, expects the battery offer could cause Apple to sell 16 million fewer new iPhones.
According to a report in www.swissinfo.ch, the incident occurred at the Apple Store on Zurich's Bahnhofstrasse on Tuesday, injuring a repairman.
For investors, of course, what matters is will those and other similar stories affect the company's stock price?
But Apple still hasn't sussed that out? And Apple didn't bother to go public with its concerns about battery D-Day. "The staff responded well and correctly".
A user discovered the problem after replacing his iPhone battery and noticing significantly faster processing speed. Some also expressed concern that the strategy looked like planned obsolescence intended to drive users to replace aging devices with new iPhones.
You can see the corpse of the melted and charred battery above with the quartz sand on top. If Apple can't meet customer demand for replacements, it ought to at least help set our expectations. A service called iCracked will send a repair person to you to replace a battery for between $20 (roughly Rs. 1260) and $50 (roughly Rs. 3100). We recently extended the same support for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 11.2.
Or there is the hands-on approach: Buy a battery replacement kit, like the $25 (roughly Rs. 1590) one sold by iFixit.
Bica said forensic experts are now trying to find out why the battery overheated.