“Apple Inc. recently announced its battery replacement program for the iPhone 5 after discovering that ‘a very small percentage of iPhone 5 devices may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently,'” Luke Villapaz reports for International Business Times.
“Affected iPhone 5 models were sold between September 2012 and January 2013 and fall within a limited range of serial numbers, according to the tech titan,” Villapaz reports. “Apple has set up a webpage where iPhone 5 users can check their eligibility for replacement batteries.”
Villapaz reports, “The company began replacing iPhone 5 handsets in the U.S. and China Aug. 22, and it will expand the program to all countries Aug. 29.”
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MacDailyNews Note: If your iPhone is in working order and exhibits the symptoms noted above, use Apple’s serial number checker to see if it is eligible for this program here.