Apple to hike price of iPhone battery replacements for old models

Apple will be increasing the price of out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacements for all models older than the iPhone 14.
Apple iphone 12 5G smartphone in SingaporeApple said the current out-of-warranty battery service fee will apply until the end of February 2023. The Apple support page said the out-of-warranty battery service fee will be increased by $20 for all iPhone models prior to iPhone 14 effective March 1, 2023.

Currently, Apple charges $69 for a battery replacement on most iPhone models, according to an estimation calculator on the company’s website.

Customers who do not have AppleCare or AppleCare+ plan for their devices will be affected by the price increase.

Customers who have the AppleCare+ plan pay nothing for a battery replacement once their battery health has dropped below 80 percent.