iPhone 8 Glass Back repair is costlier than the Front Panel

By | September 23, 2017


Apple has made huge announcements at a recent keynote where they have announced its new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, a premium smartphone. The Apple TV 4K also announced with 4K HDR support and the new Apple Watch Series 3 which is also making headlines all over the entire technology world. Now, if we see the insider’s report, Apple is charging more for the back panel than the front panel. 

AppleCare+ has listed the pricing for the replacements for the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus’ back and front panel. As you know, Apple’s new iPhones are designed with premium looks, however they are also built with premium quality materials which cost way higher than your imaginations.

According to AppleInsider website, Apple is charging $29 for the screen replacements of the device, however this costing is for the front panel of the device only. If you have somehow broken down the back panel which is made with glass material, you have to pay extra $99 for the back glass replacement of the device.

The back glass panel on the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus comes into the other damage category which requires you to pay extra money with additional taxes which costs around $99. Furthermore, they have added some more words if your phone is damaged very high with a couple of accidents. The higher replacement costs $$349 for the iPhone 8, and $399 for the iPhone 8 Plus.



AppleInsider has talked with the employees of Apple regarding the listing for the new Apple products and other warranty and replacement details. AppleCare+ has extended the warranty period for the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with one extra year. The new plan has also added two incidents of accidental damage coverage for a nominal fee which is also included in the AppleCare+ membership. If we talk about the pricing,  iPhone 8 costs $129, with $149 for the iPhone 8 Plus.

These new plans for the Apple products for the new generation devices look pretty impressive and affordable for all the Apple fan boys. However, you have to buy the plan alongside the purchase of the new Apple iPhone or within the 60 days of the purchase. You will only eligible to avail the benefits of this new AppleCare+ plans for your new devices if you get it within 60 days, after that, you will not be able to get it.



So before making any decision on buying a new iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, you have to aware about the terms and conditions and other required details which lies alongside the purchase of the phones. The phones could be more costlier than what they actual are if you don’t care about the device.

Premium devices are made of costlier materials and for the same reason, it costs more to get repaired which you need to keep in mind before using the device roughly. So by now, take care of your new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, otherwise you have to end up with empty pockets with no money.



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