Does your iPhone need a new battery? Get it done now before the price goes up

Do you have an iPhone that needs a new battery? Get it done before the year's up for $29, because after that the price shoots up.
Written by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Senior Contributing Editor

Want to give your old iPhone the gift of a new battery for the low price of $29? You better act fast. Following the iOS battery throttling "scandal," Apple introduced a $29 battery replacement program. But this low-cost offer comes to an end at the end of the year.

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This offer applies to the iPhone 6 and newer (to iPhone X), and doesn't require that your battery be degraded below the 80 percent capacity, a threshold that Apple normally uses to determine if a battery is worn.

To take up this offer, head over to https://getsupport.apple.com and click iPhone > Battery & Charging > Battery Replacement and then choose Bring in for Repair or Send in for Repair to get the ball rolling.

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If you put this off until next year then the price for most iPhone battery replacements goes up to $49 (except an iPhone X battery replacement, which will go up to $69).

Out of warranty battery replacement for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR costs $69.

Which reminds me... where's my old iPhone 6 Plus? I need to send it in before the year's out.

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