The iPhone XR glass body repair will cost you a pretty penny out of insurance

The iPhone XR glass body repair will cost you a pretty penny out of insurance
The iPhone XR is the best budget iPhone you can buy this side of the ones that still rock a physical home key, but that glory comes with some unpleasant side effects. Namely, its large glass body is as expensive to repair or replace as the housing of the iPhone 8 Plus

While not as unpleasant as the price of the "other" category in Apple's iPhone XS and XS Max repair pages, the $399 tag would still make you pause before you rock the XR without a case. The XS and XS Max were recently disassembled and found to sport a glass "unibody" design of sorts, meaning that the silicon offal has to be completely scraped out until one reaches to the casing.

Putting Humpty-Dumpty back together, and applying the necessary waterproofing seals to restore the new iPhones to specification thus costs a pretty penny, so make sure you use protection from day one unless you splurge for insurance.

The iPhone XR glass body repair will cost you a pretty penny out of insurance

source: Apple

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iPhone XR
  • Display 6.1" 828 x 1792 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A12 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2490 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2942 mAh

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15 Comments

1. Atechguy0

Posts: 918; Member since: Aug 03, 2018

Apple repair prices are a joke. It really puts a moot point on great repair. Especially when you can buy other smartphones at or less than those repair prices. At those prices I would expect someone to take me out for dinner a movie and a little something after. Instead I would feel like I am being held down while someone uses a dildo on me. Great service my @$$.

3. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

Apple prices is not a joke! Do you think apple gonna have a cheap iphone repair. Its good to stay like that so that people would be more careful on using their phones. I saw many android users don’t even took care of their phones because of cheap prizes accompanied it.

6. scarface21173

Posts: 603; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

No not cheap but reasonable. How much does the phone cost to manufacture.

7. Atechguy0

Posts: 918; Member since: Aug 03, 2018

It's a glass back. The entire iPhone XR doesn't cost that much to manufacture. If the iPhone XS is less than $400 to manufacture, and it has better components compared to the XR. Then this is a cash grab again from Apple. Plain and simple. Everyone knows it doesn't cost that much. But Apple wants full control of service and parts as well. Plus they want you to buy a service contract on top of the iPhone XR. But even with a service contract. You have to pay a fee. So I will say it again Apple is a joke these days. I may as well get raped instead. It's cheaper than Apples service.

8. syntaxlord

Posts: 239; Member since: Oct 01, 2018

Unfortunately, an iPhone glass back replacement costs so much because it's almost impossible to replace. Check out JerryRigEverything's videos regarding the 8, 8+ and X.

10. maherk

Posts: 6623; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The blind zombie is back at it. I don't get it when fanboys defend these huge cooperations' decisions to rip us with their expensive prices and repair bills.

11. JCASS889

Posts: 420; Member since: May 18, 2018

or maybe people that use android dont care what there phones look like or use there phones to base there life status.

14. thedizzle

Posts: 187; Member since: Oct 05, 2017

I see more cracked iphones than android. They are def more accident prone xD

2. scarface21173

Posts: 603; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Just another scam by apple.

4. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

Everything is a scam.

13. Atechguy0

Posts: 918; Member since: Aug 03, 2018

Sugar coat or point the finger at others. But at the end of the day Apple is the biggest scammer here.

5. Whitedot

Posts: 650; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Peasants Iphone Ferrari repair price tag.Brilliant!

9. syntaxlord

Posts: 239; Member since: Oct 01, 2018

Honestly, this shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone.

12. cocoy

Posts: 450; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

It's too much for a repair cost. It is as if Apple is telling you to buy a new one if you broke it rather than ask for repair. Better put a case on it if you truly value your fruit.

15. worldpeace

Posts: 3074; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Yup, they're trying to make you buy a new one, and they didn't even try to hide that fact.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XneTBhRPYk

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