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AppleCare+ iPhone screen repairs are now $29 a pop, any other damage sets you back $99

No one wants to think about this, but even a robust, water-resistant device like the spanking new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus can sometimes break. If that happens, God forbid, the AppleCare+ protection plan will save you a lot of hassle and, possibly, quite a bit of money, extending your standard one-year limited warranty with an additional 12 months.

For a flat admission fee of $129 ($99, as far as the iPhone SE is concerned), plus a $29 “service” charge, you’ll now be able to quickly, painlessly fix a busted-up screen, no questions asked. A second accidental screen damage situation up to two years from your iPhone’s original purchase date requires an extra $29 service fee, unless you also break something else, in which case you need to cough up a much steeper $99.

That still beats out-of-warranty repairs though, and while it’s $20 pricier than before for SE, 6, 6 Plus and older models, you’ll probably understand the hike, seeing as how there wasn’t a separate, way cheaper screen damage rehabilitation program until now.

Bottom line, two-year display replacement for the iPhone 7, 6s, SE, 6 and all previous generations under AppleCare+ is more affordable than ever, whereas other repairs are slightly costlier for some iOwners. We’re going to call that progress all in all.

Source: Apple 
Via: 9To5Mac

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Adrian Diaconescu
Adrian has had an insatiable passion for writing since he was in school and found himself writing philosophical essays about the meaning of life and the differences between light and dark beer. Later, he realized this was pretty much his only marketable skill, so he first created a personal blog (in Romanian) and then discovered his true calling, which is writing about all things tech (in English).