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Apple: Some iPhone 5s have battery problems, will be replaced

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 23 Aug 2014 16:52

Apple: Some iPhone 5s have battery problems, will be replaced Apple has confirmed that a "very small percentage" of iPhone 5s that were sold in the U.S. or China have battery issues and will be replaced.
The batteries "may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently."

Reads the company's page on the matter: "Apple has determined that a very small percentage of iPhone 5 devices may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently. The affected iPhone 5 devices were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and fall within a limited serial number range.

If your iPhone 5 is experiencing these symptoms and meets the eligibility requirements noted below, Apple will replace your iPhone 5 battery, free of charge."


Worried your phone may be affected? Check Apple's support page here.

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