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The affected units had been manufactured between November 2019 and Could 2020, and the difficulty impacts a “small proportion” of show modules, Apple stated.
The alternative program would not cowl different fashions, just like the iPhone 11 Professional, and it solely covers affected units.
Customers can test if their cellphone is eligible on Apple’s web site by checking their serial number.
The iPhone 11 was first launched in September 2019. In January, Apple CEO Tim Cook dinner advised that the iPhone 11 was Apple’s best-selling mannequin within the weeks after it launched. “iPhone 11 was our top-selling mannequin each week in the course of the December quarter,” Cook dinner stated.
Within the quarter ended September 30, Apple reported iPhone income of $26.4 billion, down 20.7% year-over-year. iPhone gross sales accounted for 40.8% of Apple’s income that quarter.
The corporate launched and commenced promoting a number of new iPhone 12 fashions in October.