AppleCare+ for Apple Watch Series 4 Costs $79, Up From $49 for Series 3

AppleCare+ for Apple Watch Series 4 models is priced at $79, $30 more than AppleCare+ cost for the Apple Watch Series 3 models.

The new AppleCare+ pricing for the Apple Watch Series 4 models is listed on purchase pages and on Apple's AppleCare+ product page. Customers purchasing AppleCare+ for a new Apple Watch can pay the $79 up front or pay a fee of $3.99 per month for 24 months.


AppleCare+ for Apple Watch Series 3 models is priced at $49 up front or $2.49 per month for 24 months.

It's not clear why Apple has increased the price of AppleCare+ for the Apple Watch Series 4 by $30, but these models do include larger displays and new electrical sensors to enable ECG functionality.

The $79 price point applies to both aluminum and stainless steel Apple Watch Series 4 models with LTE + GPS connectivity and GPS connectivity alone.

AppleCare+ for Apple Watch Series 4 extends warranty coverage up to two years from the date of purchase and it adds coverage for two incidents of accidental damage, each subject to a $69 service fee.

For Hermès Apple Watch Series 4 models, Apple is continuing to charge $99 for AppleCare+.

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5 days ago at 02:07 pm
Why even bother anymore?

Apple has gone full r*****,
Rating: 12 Votes
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5 days ago at 02:10 pm
Apple are just out and out thieves. So greedy it's untrue.
Rating: 11 Votes
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5 days ago at 02:24 pm

Apple are just out and out thieves. So greedy it's untrue.

It's a free market, and you're not forced to buy it.
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5 days ago at 03:04 pm

No. In business world, it is a business strategy to improve profitability. As a lawyer, you should know about business law and not judge quickly before reviewing all facts, a real financial and non financial facts, not “fake” facts.


A business strategy can be greedy.
Rating: 7 Votes
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5 days ago at 02:35 pm

It's a free market, and you're not forced to buy it.


So silly how many people don't understand this. Apple isn't even under any requirement to offer any kind of insurance plan.

If you don't like it, don't buy it. There are numerous other companies that sell electronics insurance. Buy that garbage protection plan from Best Buy and see how much of a nightmare you go through if you ever need to use it.
Rating: 6 Votes
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5 days ago at 05:27 pm

It’s literally the price you pay for more advanced mechanics and technology inside the watch. Simply don’t buy it if you don’t want it.

I have to image $40/year for 2 years is worth protecting a $500 investment. However I can’t speak for everyone.


I'm not sure I would consider any Apple product an investment.
Rating: 5 Votes
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5 days ago at 02:04 pm
Extra cost is the way of things it seems. Never felt the need for any of my watches though. I tend to avoid slamming my wrist into hard objects these days.
Rating: 3 Votes
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5 days ago at 02:49 pm
“We want to serve everyone. We understand that there is a wide range of what customers are looking for and a wide range of prices that people will pay.” Except for AppleCare+ for Series 4. We just want you to pay the highest price possible over last year’s price.
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5 days ago at 04:00 pm
Don’t waste money on it.
Just use the watch like every other watch.
you don’t need it,specially considering this unjust huge price hike.
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5 days ago at 04:11 pm

Why even bother anymore?

Apple has gone full r*****,

Never go full retard.
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