During Apple’s all-hands meeting January 3, Tim Cook said Apple replaced 11 million batteries under the $29 replacement program, and they’d have only anticipated about 1-2 million battery replacements normally. — John Gruber
Apple's currently offering cheap iPhone battery replacements through December 2018. Here's what you need to know. Update: According to an internal Apple memo, replacement batteries are now readily available, and will be shipped without delay.
Here's what those companies had to say, their histories with performance issues and disclosures thereof, and what it means for the greater conversation about the interplay of processors and batteries over time.
Apple is sacrificing performance on old, cold iPhone batteries to prevent unexpected shutdowns. Geekbench’s John Poole, analyst Ben Bajarin, Carl Howe, and Android editor Jerry Hildenbrand what’s happening, why, and what it all means.