Apple launched its latest series of the iPhone 12 in an event recently. Released all over the world, the new series consists of the iPhone 12 base model, Mini, Pro, and Pro Max. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will be for sale in India from the 30th of October. iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini will be available from the 13th of November.
The Mini version comes at a cost of Rs 69,900 for the basic model. iPhone 12 costs Rs 79,900 for the 64GB model. The Pro costs Rs 1,19,900 for the 128GB model and the Pro Max will be available for Rs 1,29,900 for the basic model.
The new iPhones cost more in India compared to the US. This has led to speculations that the screen-repair costs can get more expensive once revealed in India too. Screen-repair costs for the iPhone 11 Pro were in the range of $279, which is around Rs 20,500 whereas that of the iPhone 11 were around $199, which is around Rs 14,600. The iPhone Pro Max’s screen repair cost $ 329, which is approximately Rs 24,000. The screen restoration cost for the iPhone X and iPhone XS was around $279, or Rs 20,500 while the iPhone XS Max’s screen mending cost $329, or Rs 24,000. The iPhone XR had its screen valued at $199, or Rs 14,600.
The iPhone 12 comes with a 6.1-inch display. With a resolution of 2532 x 1170 pixels, the screen has a Super Retina XDR display. The screen is OLED, with HDR, True Tone, and Wide Color. It has a Haptic Touch and an Oleophobic coating that is resistant to fingerprints. Armed with Ceramic Shield Technology, the phones, according to Apple, have the advantage of four-times better drop performance. This makes the phone resistant to cracks on the screen. The same features are available in the other variants of the phone, with the Pro Max model coming with a whopping 6.7-inch screen and the Mini with a 5.4-inch screen.
Screen damage is not covered under warranty of the iPhone 12. However, if a customer has opted for Apple’s protection subscription, the customer will get a discount on the cost of screen overhaul. Out of warranty screen repair for the iPhone 12 will cost the customer a steep $279, which is approximately Rs 20,500. The repair cost for the Pro model’s screen will be in the tune of $279, or Rs 20,500, according to the updated repairs page on Apple’s website. The cost for repairing the screen as risen as compared to the previous base model. The increase in cost of $80 is mostly due to the OLED display now included in the base phone. According to Apple, OLED has brighter colors than LCD screens of the previous iPhones. There has been a similar increase in cost of other repairs for the new models too. These prices apply only to repairs that are made by the company itself. Prices may vary if repairs are carried out by Apple Authorized Service Providers.