“When Apple launched a free battery replacement program for iPhone 6s units experiencing unexpected shutdowns, some iPhone 6 owners reported that they had experienced the same symptoms,” Ben Lovejoy reports. “Now an unconfirmed report from Japanese site Macotakara suggests that Apple may be preparing a similar program for the iPhone 6.”

“The often-reliable site describes it as simply a rumor for now, and has no additional detail on what may behind it if it is true,” Lovejoy reports.

Lovejoy reports, “The company does have a generally good track-record for free out-of-warranty fixes for manufacturing defects, even if these come to light years later.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Wonder what, if anything, those who’ve already dipped into their pockets to replace iPhone 6/Plus units with the unexpected shutdown issue would get from Apple?

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