The new Apple Watch Series 8 is available in 41mm and 45mm aluminum and stainless steel cases for durability and features a strong crack-resistant front crystal.
In spite of the smartwatch’s sturdy build, it can be subject to damage during everyday use like scratches, or cracks on the screen. Furthermore, the battery deteriorates over time.
Here are the prices of the new Apple Watch Series 8 screen and battery repair for customers who are planning to upgrade their Apple Watch or are first-time buyers.
Apple Watch Series 8 battery and screen repair costs, with and without AppleCare+
Apple Watch Series 8 comes with a one-year limited hardware repair warranty and 90 days of complimentary technical support but the coverage does not cover accidental damages. Apple Watch Series 8 owners can purchase AppleCare+ for extended coverage against accidental damages.
Here are the prices for the Apple Watch Series 8 screen and battery repair, with and without AppleCare+.
- Screen repair
- $299 without warranty
- $69 with AppleCare+
- Battery replacement
- $79 without warranty for all 45mm, and 41mm models in aluminum, and stainless steel finishes.
- $0 with AppleCare+ if the smartwatch’s battery health is below 80% of its original capacity.
AppleCare+ plan for Apple Watch Series 8 is available for $3.99 per month or $79 per two years. The coverage includes unlimited incidents of accidental damage protection and 24/7 priority access to Apple experts by phone or chat for hardware and software-related issues. However, each incident of damage is subject to a $69 service fee.
“We hear from customers how Apple Watch helps them stay connected with loved ones, be more active, and live healthier lives. Apple Watch Series 8 reinforces our commitment in these areas with the addition of pioneering technology, while Apple Watch SE brings advanced core features at a new starting price. Powered by watchOS 9, the best smartwatches deliver more capabilities than ever before,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer.