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Now iPhone screens get official repairs in SA

January 25th, 2018
Core Group has announced that Apple Authorised replacements for accidentally cracked iPhone screens will be available for the first time to South African iPhone customers, through iStore and Digicape, from 29 January.
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This is the first time local iPhone users will have the peace of mind that their screen replacement is completed by an Apple Authorised Service Provider, with a genuine Apple replacement screen, ensuring full functionality is retained and the manufacturers warranty remains valid – often at a lower cost than current non-authorised repairs.

Core Group provided the following information:

Authorised Screen Repair Prices by type of iPhone
iPhone 6s R2,999
iPhone 6s Plus R3,499
iPhone 7 R3,299
iPhone 7 Plus R3,799
iPhone 8 R3,999
iPhone 8 Plus R4,999
iPhone X R5,999

Screen repairs at unauthorised vendors could impair functionality and warranty – Only an authorised screen repair at an Apple Authorised Service Provider, using genuine Apple spare parts and specialised equipment, will ensure your repaired product is returned working the way it should. Furthermore, using counterfeit or third-party parts can cause safety issues and could void the warranty on your iPhone. Screen repairs booked through iStore or Digicape ensure that there is no compromise on functionality, warranties remain valid and trade-in values are secure.

Screen Repair Prices – Screen Repairs available on iPhone 6s and later models, including the recently launched iPhone X.

Up to R9 000 cheaper than non-authorised repairs – Screen repairs from Apple Authorised Service Providers will often be much more cost effective for current models than non-authorised, third-party repairs.

iPhone model Apple Authorised Service
Provider screen repair price
Typical non-authorised
iPhone screen repair price
Price differential
iPhone 8 R3,999 R7,499 R3,500
iPhone 8 Plus R4,999 R8,500 R3,501
iPhone X R5,999 R14,999 R9,000

How to book a repair РCustomers who require an iPhone screen repair will be able to walk into any iStore and Digicape location nationwide and book their device in for a screen repair. Repairs will be completed within 4 working days, subject to demand. Additionally, iStore Sandton Drive will offer an express service where customers can book to have their screen repaired on the same day as their scheduled appointment. An appointment for the Sandton Drive express service can be made at www.myistore.co.za/help-center

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