The cost of replacing batteries of older models of the popular iPhone around the world is about to increase. These include iPhone 13 and older models. Apple has reported that it plans to increase the cost of battery replacements by about $20. The company does not cover the battery of the iPhone in its warranty.
However, AppleCare+ members can have their iPhone’s battery replaced at no additional cost if it is below 80 percent of its original capacity. Apple’s support page Told It has been reported that the battery replacement cost of iPhone 13 or older models without warranty will increase by about $ 20 from March 1. The company currently charges $69 for out-of-warranty battery replacements for the iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11 and iPhone X. Apart from this, this charge is around $ 49 for iPhone SE, iPhone 8 and other older models.
It is said that company Apple plans to improve the battery life of the next iPhone 15 series smartphones. Apple A17 can be given in these smartphones, which can be up to 35 percent more energy efficient than the current A16 Bionic chip of the iPhone.
Apple retained the top position in global smartphone revenue last year. The company has increased its share of revenue despite a decline of about 3 percent in smartphone sales in the third quarter. The main reason for this is the increase in the average selling price of the company by about 10 percent. 5G phones accounted for about 46 percent of Apple’s total sales. In the third quarter, the company had a 42 percent share in the global smartphone market in terms of revenue. In the third quarter last year, this figure was 37.1 percent. During July to September, the company’s iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max had the highest sales. In the fourth quarter of the current year, American smartphone maker Apple is likely to overtake Samsung in market share to become the largest global smartphone company. Apple’s market share is likely to increase to 24.6 percent. Samsung’s market share may drop from 22.2 percent to around 20.2 percent. Download Link