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1:38 PM November 12, 2018

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IPhone X And MacBook Product Issues Found By Apple Inc.

APPLE INC. – Apple Inc. recently announced that they found some issues concerning iPhone X and MacBook products; and will repair them free of charge.

In a string of product quality problems, the repair offers are the latest ones over the past years despite apple increasing prices for most of it’s products. The iPhone XS, one of the iPhone X successors, now costs $1,449 and the best iPad Pro now costs $1,889.

The company said the displays on the iPhone X, which has a starting price of $999 in 2017, may experience touch problems due to a component failure, which when added will places the parts for free.

An article from ABS-CBN said that this would only affect the iPhone X, and not its successors XS and XR. they further said that the screens on affected phones may not respond correctly to touch or it could react despite not being touched.


Apple iPhone X mobile phones are seen at an Apple reseller store in Mumbai, India. Francis Mascarenhas, Reuters/File
Photo uplifted from: ABS-CBN News

The MacBook, on the other hand, the issue may end in a data loss and failure of the storage drive. Apple will repair those affected drives.

As per the report, last year, Apple began replacing batteries after acknowledging that a software update, which intended to help some iPhone models , have to deal with the aging batteries, which slowed down the phone performance. The battery issue resulted in inquiries of US lawmakers.

The company said in June that they will also offer free keyboard replacements in some MacBook and MacBook Pro models. The keyboards entices negative feedback from social media after they pointed out that the said keyboard makes noises and randomly malfunctions. Apple changed the keyboards, adding a silicon layer beneath the keys.

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