AppleCare+ for the new 16-inch MacBook Pro is priced at $399, which is a $20 increase over the cost of ?AppleCare? for the prior-generation 16-inch model. ?AppleCare?+ for the 14-inch MacBook Pro is priced at $279, which is a $10 increase over the cost of ?AppleCare?+ for the prior-generation 13-inch Intel machine.
Those who are picking up one of the new M1 Pro or ?M1? Max MacBook Pro models may want to consider ?AppleCare?+ given the high price of the machines and the fact that they are the first generation of a new design, which can sometimes lead to issues.
?AppleCare?+ adds three years of coverage to a MacBook Pro, along with protection from two incidents of accidental damage very 12 months. For accidental damage, a deductible must be paid, but for manufacturing issues, Apple will cover repairs at no cost.
While ?AppleCare?+ is priced at $279/$399 for the new Macs, there are also renewable annual payments available at $150 for the 16-inch machine or $100 for the 14-inch machine, which will continue to be available until cancelled. Apple also allows Apple Card customers to pay ?AppleCare?+ fees in monthly installments.
Apple has not provided details on what it will cost to repair a 14 or 16-inch MacBook Pro outside of the warranty period and with no ?AppleCare?+. ?AppleCare?+ can be purchased when buying a new MacBook Pro or within 60 days of receiving one of the new machines. This article, “AppleCare+ for New 16-Inch MacBook Pro Costs $399” first appeared on MacRumors.comDiscuss this article in our forums
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Author: Juli Clover