Short Supplies Means Apple Can't Replace Old iPhone 6 Plus Batteries


Short Supplies Means Apple Can't Replace Old iPhone 6 Plus Batteries

Yolanda Curtis
January 12, 2018

Tech savvies are also welcome to grab their dream gadget iPhone 8 Plus (64GB) at an exciting amount of Rs 66,499. Also there is 5% extra off allowed to Axis Bank Buzz credit card. However, it mentions that there would be a shorts wait of "approximately two weeks" for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s Plus battery replacements as well, though the batteries for all other affected models, including the iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone SE are likely to be available "without extended delays" in most countries around the globe.

Interestingly the iPhone 6s hasn't received any discount and is still listed at its usual price of Rs 34,999.

Also, in partnership with ICICI, Flipkart is providing users with a cashback offer, which is applicable only on purchase via EMI transactions on ICICI Bank Credit Cards. Regardless, to rectify the situation, the company has since offered $29 battery replacements (a $50 discount) to anyone who owns an iPhone 6 Plus or newer. Similar discount is offered on iPhone 8 Plus with 256 GB which is priced at Rs 78,999 from their previous price of Rs 86,000. There is also a Rs 18,000 off on exchange, however, that will depend on the phone that is being traded in for the iPhone 7 Plus. Finally, the iPhone SE is available for under Rs 20,000 at a price of Rs 18,999 on the website.


Apple's iPhone 6 Plus users have been facing issues to get their batteries replaced on their phones due to shortages in supply.

Apple iPhone 7 Plus with 32GB storage will be available at Rs 56,999 during the sale.

As discovered by MacRumors, internal Apple documents allegedly state that the iPhone 6 Plus' replacement batteries are in limited supply at the moment, with shipments expected to be delayed until "late March to early April".


The company's MacBook is available at Rs 46,490 on Flipkart, compared to their market price of Rs 54,490. If bought with the ICICI EMI cashback offer, it will effectively cost Rs 37,999. Customers can also get up to Rs 18,000 off on exchange.

The iPad Pro 10.5 inch and 12.9 inch models have a offer price of Rs. 48,900, but the tablet is now listed for a starting price of Rs. 49,900.

The MacBook Air Core i5 5 Gen comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD storage and is now priced at Rs 54,490, which is just Rs 500 down from its usual selling rate. The sale will continue till Monday, January 15, offering exciting deals and cashback on the latest Apple products including Macbook Air, iPad, iPad Pro and Apple Watch Series 1, 2 and 3.


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