IPhone battery replacement programme to start early

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The company had said in a statement, "We've been hearing feedback from our customers about the way we handle performance for iPhones with older batteries and how we have communicated that process".

Last month, Apple acknowledged that it slowed down the speed of older iPhone models, claiming that the measure was necessary to prevent the devices from shutting down suddenly. We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down. In return, the company said it will cut costs of battery replacements. The new packs reportedly will be "L" shaped rather than rectangular to allow Apple to squeeze as much battery into the iPhone as possible. They demand free replacements, and went on to complain Apple didn't publicize the start of the replacement program on its website.

Now, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be eligible for the scheme.

Kuo's note, first reported Thursday night by, says Apple's most high-end 2018 iPhone will pack a 6.5-inch OLED screen and a 3,300mAh to 3,400mAh battery, far larger than Apple's biggest iPhone battery, the 2,716mAh in the iPhone X.

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"We are now updating our Korean website about reducing the battery replacement cost for iPhones".

Apple admitted to the accusation and is apologizing.

In addition, Apple plans to update its iOS so that iPhone users can check the battery status in real time and see how the software update affects their performance.