iPhone 8 and 8 Plus got a glass back panel. Apple claims that their glass is one of the most durable on the market, but as practice shows, can break it. How much is replacement glass in the iPhone 8?
Each buyer of the iPhone 8 can connect the extended warranty AppleCare. The cost in the U.S. of $ 129 for the iPhone 8 and $ 149 for the iPhone 8 Plus. If you break the display, in the framework of this program, the replacement will cost $ 29 and the replacement back panel — $ 99.
Why is it so expensive?
To remove the panel is not so simple. She’s glued to the case not with tape, and strong adhesive, which makes difficulty in its replacement. But that’s not all! To replace the panel, you need to completely disassemble the smartphone. Also unknown the price of the glass cover, which can be very high.
If you are afraid to break new smartphone, I advise you to buy covers. After the presentation on September 12, which was held in the “Theatre of Steve jobs”, in the online store Apple leather and silicone cases new colors.