Published: Tue, September 04, 2018
IT | By Darin Griffith

Apple acknowledges iPhone 8 logic board issues, offers free repairs

Apple acknowledges iPhone 8 logic board issues, offers free repairs

Apple has initiated "iPhone 8 Logic Board Replacement Program", wherein it will fix logic boards on faulty iPhone 8 devices free of cost. Additionally, all three phones are rumored to come in a variety of colors, with the iPhone X and the iPhone X Plus coming in black, white, and gold, and the iPhone X Lite rumored to come in four new colors (though colors weren't identified). However, analytical online edition of 9to5Mac, specializing in reviews of various portable equipment, today shared with users some leaks about the new Apple Watch.

In addition to the iPhone, there is an increasing number of rumors that Apple is also preparing to launch a new iPad Pro with a 10.5-inch display.

"Back in Q4 2017, Apple stepped up its strategy in the smartwatch segment by enhancing the features of smart watches into broad-based functionalities, including some health and fitness tracking capabilities", said Satyajit Sinha of Counterpoint.

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Apple has for years released its new phone models in the second week of September, and often updates other product lines such as the Apple Watch at the event.

Apple recently said that it will host an event on September 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company's Cupertino, California, campus, where it is widely expected to unveil new iPhone models. Today we're learning that the most popular Apple Watch worldwide for Q2 was actually the original Apple Watch series 1 model. Affected devices were sold between late 2017 and early 2018, and anyone who has one can take advantage of a free fix.

A round Apple watch this year? It also includes a new Shortcuts feature. If you own an iPhone 8, chances are it's not going to suddenly develop a fault on you.

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The website 9to5Mac is reporting a leaked "iPhone XS" design.

Repairs can be carried out in an Apple Authorized Service Provider or at an Apple Store. Its main watch face is also able to share a lot more information than before, with up to eight complications around its analog-style clock.

The crown also has a red rim, rather than a full red dot, and the gold colour looks good too.

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