iPhone XR repair pricing revealed, screen replacement is $199
Apple has announced repair costs for the iPhone XR, with AppleCare+ fees remaining the same as other phones, but out of warranty fees commensurately lower in comparison to the retail price of the phone, and similar in price to screen repairs on the Galaxy S9 with Samsung parts.
A new repair documents was posted by Apple on Monday morning. Where an out-of-warranty or iPhone XR screen repair necessitated by accidental damage costs the user $199, other damage including the rear of the phone is set to $399.
For comparison, the iPhone XS screen repair bill is set to $279 for the iPhone XS and $329 for the iPhone XS Max. Other damage is $549 and $599 respectively. Repair pricing for all models of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 remain the same.
Repairs under AppleCare+ also remain the same, at $29 for a screen repair only, and $99 for other damage.
Repair pricing for the Samsung Galaxy S9 with Samsung parts sits at about $250, and hasn't notably decreased. Third-parties are replacing the screens for $150 or less. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 screen repair is approximately $380, with no reliable range for third party repair pricing as of yet.