Question New battery or new phone?

solodinu

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My second iPhone is nearly 5 years old and still works well. However, it needs a new battery. At this point, is it worth replacing the battery, or should I expect more problems in the next few years and just replace the phone completely?
 

bakron1

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For myself, it’s about being value added, I would look at the cost of replacing the battery in you existing device and what a replacement device would be?

If you feel the cost of a new device is worth it, then go for it. I know most everyone I know is on a budget these days, so for myself being value added for any new purchases is top priority for me. Good luck.
 

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Which iPhone model do you currently have? Is the battery life your only complaint? If so, have a new battery put in by Apple or an Apple-certified repair person. With that being said, at some point, your 5 year old device will no longer receive updates so keep that in mind.
 
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Annie_M

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It depends on your budget and what model you have! Another factor to consider is what the current trade in value of your iPhone is.
 

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I changed the battery in my XS just over a year ago, not because it had become critical,but it was going to be soon.I had five years from the first one.