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The service is closed: the cult iPhone has entered the list of obsolete devices of the Apple company

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun3,2024

The service is closed: the iconic iPhone has entered the list of obsolete devices of the Apple company

The iPhone 5s phone is now officially considered an “obsolete” product. This means that Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers will no longer offer repairs or other hardware services for it.

Apple recently amended its list of obsolete and vintage products to include the iPhone 5s, the sixth-generation iPod touch and one of the old iMac models. The news portal MacRumors reported about it.

The first change concerns the iPhone 5s, which is now officially considered an “obsolete” product worldwide. This means that Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers will no longer offer repairs or other hardware services for this device.

According to Apple policy, a product is considered obsolete if it has been seven years since it was last sold. .

The second change concerns the sixth generation iPod touch and the 21.5-inch iMac with Retina 4K display from late 2015, which are now are classified as “vintage” products.

This means that more than five years have passed since Apple stopped selling them. Vintage products can still be repaired at Apple Stores and authorized service centers, but only within two years and if the necessary parts are available.

Features of the iPhone 5s

The iPhone 5s was the first Apple smartphone to which received a Touch ID fingerprint sensor built into the Home button. This innovation greatly improved the security and usability of the device, setting the standard for future models.

The design of the iPhone 5s, with its aluminum body and slim profile, was very popular among users. It continued and developed the design concept started with the iPhone 5 and became a model for many subsequent models.

Also, the iPhone 5s was the first device to come with the iOS 7 operating system pre-installed. This update brought a radical new design interface and many new functions, which made iPhone 5s even more attractive for users.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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