iPhone 5 battery recall information

Apple Australia has announced some iPhone 5 models may have much shorter battery life than normal, therefore announcing a free iPhone 5 battery replacement program.

If your iPhone is found to have the issue Apple will replace the iPhone with a entire new iPhone or new battery. Take note – this replacement program does not launch in Australia until August 29th, 2014.

Which models are affected?

Only iPhone 5 models sold between September 2012 and January 2013 however only certain iPhones with a particular serial model are affected. You can check if your iPhone 5 model is affected here.

The iPhone 5s model is NOT affected at all by the battery issue.

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Founder and owner of Mac Prices Australia. Covering the latest news and announcements from Apple that is specific to Australia. I love design, technology, travel, and photography.

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