You'll recall that Apple, continuing a trend in its latest products, announced
that the new unibody 17" MacBook Pro would not have a swappable battery. For those interested, however, it has already detailed
the battery replacement plan it has lined up for that nascent MacBook Pro model.
The three ways to replace it:
Same day repair with an appointment.
3 - 4 business days after shipment of unit to depot.
Apple Authorized Service Provider ("AASP")
Please contact an AASP
in your region for specific turnaround times.
|Region ||Cost |
|United States ||$179 pre taxes |
|Canada ||CA$219 pre taxes |
|Europe ||€179 inc. VAT |
|United Kingdom ||£139 inc. VAT |
|Japan ||¥19,800 inc. taxes |
|Australia ||A$299 inc. vat |
|China ||1498 RMB inc. vat|
Unlike its iPhone battery replacement plan
, which explicitly states all data will be wiped from your iPhone, the MacBook Pro plan says your data should
be safe. Note the word should
The battery that ships with the MacBook Pro, as well its battery replacements, are warrantied against manufacturing defects for one year from the date of purchase.