Apple at the presentation of the new seriesiPhone 12 smartphones lengthened the use of the latest OLED Super Retina XDR screen protector glass. The ultra-strong Ceramic Shield glass, which, according to Apple, is 4 times stronger than its counterparts, has ceramic nanocrystals “sewn” into a glass matrix. As a result, the impact strength of the material is significantly increased. At the same time, the back panel of the iPhone 12 will be protected by ordinary Gorilla Glass.
In the near future, enthusiasts will presentindependent research will confirm or deny Apple's statement of the ultra-durable front surface of the iPhone 12. However, the company has already announced new prices for the repair of the new series of iPhone in service centers, including replacement screens. Prices for iPhone screen repairs have appeared on the company's official website on the iPhone Repair and Maintenance page.
The site currently lists prices for replacementscreens in the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models, which will be available for pre-ordering in Russia from October 21. The manufacturer is considering several options for replacing the screen. So, in the absence of eligibility for service under the extended AppleCare + warranty, the user can replace the iPhone 12 Pro screen for $ 279. It is noteworthy that the same screen replacement price was for the iPhone X and iPhone 11 Pro models.
For the main iPhone 12 model which has OLEDSuper Retina XDR display, which is the same as the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and costs $ 279 to replace the screen. In this case, the company raised the price by $ 80 over the iPhone XR and iPhone 11 models, which only cost $ 199 to replace the IPS screen. The screen replacement under the AppleCare + warranty will be $ 29, as it has been in years past.
Rear window replacement or post-hit repairwater inside the case of smartphones iPhone 12 Pro, as well as the elimination of other mechanical damage will be estimated at 549 dollars, as was the case in previous years. However, a similar repair for the iPhone 12 model has become more expensive in relation to the cost of repairing the iPhone 11 by $ 50 and amounted to $ 449. For cases where damage is repaired under the AppleCare + Other damage category, the repair will cost $ 99.