The document states that this is due to the devices using a different form of battery management than its older smartphones.
For the just-completed fiscal first quarter, which ended December 30, Apple reported all-time record sales of $88.3 billion, up 13% year over year - even though the quarter had 13 weeks, compared with the 14 weeks in the same quarter last year.
6 by the committee, was a response to a set of questions Thune sent on January 9, asking the company about its reimbursement plans and customer service following a revelation that it had deliberately slowed some older iPhone models' performance.
The revelation opened Apple up to consumer complaints of planned and accelerated obsolescence. In India, the prices start at Rs 2000 for replacing battery.
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That would be a bearish sign for Apple.
"If sustained", Moskowitz writes, "then we think the prospect of that sought-after super cycle showing up is even less likely".
CEO Tim Cook said the iPhone X was the best-selling iPhone model in every week since its release. It's offering out-of-warranty replacement batteries for $29 to anyone with an iPhone 6 or later until the end of 2018, regardless of whether they have experienced performance issues. The tech giant sold 77.4 million iPhones in the Oct-Dec quarter, even lower than 78.2 million units sold in the same quarter a year ago. The iPhone's average selling price (ASP) skyrocketed from $695 to $796, which indicates that the iPhone X indeed witnessed healthy sales. In a revised note investor note, obtained by Business Insider, Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz explained that Apple's iPhone battery replacement program might help cannibalize iPhone sales. In this iOS can anticipate and avoid a battery shutdown much "more precisely", according to Apple. This time around, it's watchOS 4.3 beta 2. One of the finest comprised in the letter is the certitude that the iPhone X and iPhone 8 series won't be slowed down when battery life is sucking, which is evidently great news for those who presently have possession on either phone model and plans to hold onto it for more than a year.
The Washington Post reported Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, also sent a letter to Apple asking for more information. The screen wakes up 8-12 seconds after the phone starts ringing, preventing the affected users from answering the incoming call or seeing who is calling.