Apple mulls iPhone battery-replacement rebates

iPhone X news, updates, issues: Apple currently investigating the incoming call bug

iPhone X news, updates, issues: Apple currently investigating the incoming call bug

In line with what the company told customers past year, Apple's Public Policy Vice President Cynthia Hogan reiterated to Thune that the upcoming iOS 11.3 update will give users "greater visibility into the health of their iPhones". The new menu will be able to show the battery capacity and if the phone shuts down on its own a message will be displayed in the menu saying "This iPhone has experienced an unexpected shutdown because the battery was unable to deliver the necessary peak power".

Apple plans to equip three new iPhones with Face ID this year.

In addition to the possibility of rebates, Apple revealed that the new iPhone 8 and X have hardware updates that "allow a more advanced performance management system that more precisely allows iOS to anticipate and avoid an unexpected shutdown", wrote Cynthia Hogan, Apple's vice president for public policy. The software available for the download makes it easy to find the health of the battery through the Battery Health section.

Once you've installed iOS 11.3, you'll notice a new option under "Battery" in the "Settings" app called 'Battery Health'.

Bangladesh battle to save Chittagong Test match
With Sri Lanka cruising, Bangladesh tried to do everything in their power to break the mammoth partnership the pair had amassed. The 25-year-old admitted that his side allowed Sri Lanka to score 100 runs too many even though the track was good for batting.

The reason Apple has gone for this feature is that irrespective of the iPhone model, the battery will be lose its capacity to hold charge over time. If the test gives the result that the battery has a 100% then there is nothing to worry.

Apple explains the battery performance in its support page. There are usually a number of updates released in quick succession, although iOS 11.3 beta 2 took a look a little bit longer to release due to the need to iron out a number of details. According to a Reuters report, Apple in a letter sent to US lawmakers also added that it had seen "strong demand" for replacement batteries. Granted, a battery replacement would speed up throttled iPhone models, but replacing the battery doesn't come cheap.

Battery capacity can be viewed on any iPhone introduced in 2014 or later, starting with iPhone 6 including iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

If the battery is worn you will be offered the ability to disable performance throttling, as well as get information on how to get the battery replaced.

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