iPhone X Screen Repairs Will Set You Back by a Mammoth $279

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Oct 27, 2017
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If the $999 base model of the iPhone X was not enough, then how about a screen repairs bill of $279? Turns out that Apple is not just getting a hefty bill from Samsung for each OLED screen attached to the smartphone, but the tech giant is going to make you pay if you happen the damage the display, or worse.

For Any Other Damage to the iPhone X, Get Ready to Fork Over $549 in Payments

In the U.S. if you have not purchased AppleCare+ for the iPhone X (which costs $199 just to remind you), then you will end up paying for $279 for iPhone X screen repairs. In addition, any other damage inflicted on the smartphone might end up costing you a total of $549, which is equivalent to a OnePlus 5. So in short, Apple is charging you repairs that is equivalent to a price/performance Android handset featuring the latest and greatest hardware fit for a mobile phone.

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In case you were not aware, AppleCare+ is an optional warranty plan that extends an iPhone’s coverage to two years from the original purchase date. This plan adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each of which is subjected to a lower service fee of $29 for screen repairs, or $99 for any other form of damage inflicted.

The advantage of opting for AppleCare+ for your iPhone is lower repair costs and 24/7 priority access to AppleCare advisors through an online chat portal for up to two years after the device’s original purchase date. If you do not purchase the plan, iPhone owners are covered by a limited one-year warranty and an initial 90 days of complimentary telephone support.

After checking out the amount, would you opt for AppleCare+ or not? Tell us your thoughts down in the comments.

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Source: Apple

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