The new Apple Watch SE 2 is powered by the S8 advanced dual-core processor, the same as the new high-end Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra. For a lower price, the new SE 2 offers features like Crash Detection, international roaming, and others.
If you are planning to upgrade your smartwatch to Apple Watch SE 2 model or are a first-time buyer, here are its hardware repair costs.
Battery and screen repair cost of Apple Watch SE 2 with and without AppleCare+
Like every Apple product, the new Apple Watch SE 2 also comes with a one-year hardware warranty that covers manufacturing defects and 90-days of technical assistance. But the limited warranty does not cover accidental damages to the screen and replacement of degenerated batteries.
Luckily, users can purchase an AppleCare+ plan for an extended warranty for their new smartwatch at the time of purchase or within 60 days of purchase for $2.49 per month or $49 per 2 years. Here are the Apple Watch SE 2 battery and screen repair costs with and without AppleCare+.
- $199 without warranty
- $69 with Apple Care+
- $79 without warranty
- $0 with Apple Care+ if the battery health is less than 80% of its original capacity
The aforementioned costs are applicable to all Apple Watch SE 2 models with GPS and GPS+Cellular. It offers unlimited incidents of accidental damage protection but each is subject to a $69 service fee.
Here is how to buy the AppleCare+ plan for the new Apple Watch SE
AppleCare+ includes hardware and software coverage and the plan is renewed every month or every 2 years until cancelled. In case, the customers did not buy the extended warranty plan at the time of purchase and decide later, they can buy the plan through any one of the following ways:
- The Watch app on the paired iPhone. Watch app > General > About and choose AppleCare+ Coverage Available.
- Online. *proof of purchase will be required.
- On a visit to the Apple Store. *proof of purchase will be required.
- Call 800-275-2273, if they are residing in the United States.