Apple releases cost of AppleCare+ for iPhone 12 and HomePod mini

Iphone 12 Mini
Iphone 12 Mini (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple has released AppleCare+ pricing for the iPhone 12 lineup and HomePod mini.
  • AppleCare+ will start at $199 for the iPhone 12 lineup and cost just $15 for the HomePod mini.
  • Theft and Loss protection can be added to the iPhone protection plan for an additional fee.

Reported by 9to5Mac, Apple has released the pricing for AppleCare+ for the iPhone 12 lineup as well as the new HomePod mini.

AppleCare+ will cost $149 for the iPhone 12 mini and the iPhone 12, and adding Theft and Loss protection will bring the total cost up to $199.

Like the iPhone 11 last year, AppleCare+ for the iPhone 12 and 12 mini goes for $149. Adding theft and loss brings the total to $199 when paying in full upfront. If you want to opt for the monthly plans, the regular AppleCare+ runs $7.99 with the theft and loss option going for $11.49/month. Deductibles range from $29 for screen damage, any other damage at $99, and theft or loss claims at $149.

For the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, AppleCare+ coverage will start at $199 and increase to $269 for those who want the additional Theft and Loss coverage.

Last year, AppleCare+ for iPhone 11 Pro/Pro Max was the same price as the iPhone X, XS, and XS Max at $199. That price remains the same for the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro Max ... For the iPhone 12, theft and loss AppleCare+ coverage comes in at $269 when paying upfront for the two-year plan ... The monthly until canceled plans run $9.99/month for the standard and $13.49/month for the theft and loss option for the iPhone 12 Pro/Pro Max.

For HomePod mini, it will cost customers just $15 to cover the device for two years.

AppleCare+ for HomePod mini is available with the standard plan that offers two years of coverage including two incidences of accidental damage. It costs $15 for HomePod mini compared to the $39 it runs for HomePod. Up to two incidents of accidental damage protection every 12 months, each subject to a $15 service fee plus applicable tax for HomePod mini or a $39 service fee plus applicable tax for HomePod.

Keep in mind that, for customers who use the iPhone Upgrade Program, AppleCare+ is already included in your monthly cost, but you can choose to add Theft and Loss coverage to your plan for a few dollars more per month.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.