Released: December 29, 2017
Apple to offer discounts on replacement batteries, following slowdowns
Source: Hayley Tsukayama, Washington Post (Paid Registration)
Apple apologized to customers for not being clear that the company slows down phones with aging batteries. Apple promised that it will “give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone’s battery” and let people see whether their battery's age affects their phone's performance.
Apple is offering a discount on battery replacements to anyone with an iPhone 6 or later, the company said in a statement. A battery replacement will cost $29 instead of $79 starting in late January.
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