GizmoChina reports that the Watch Ultra might be an extremely expensive timepiece to fix, with repair charges for the premium Apple smartwatch potentially eating up as much as 60% of its retail price. Tech giant Apple unveiled its new Watch Ultra for 6,299 Chinese yuan ($910) in China.
The tech giant Apple will probably charge 3,459 Chinese yuan ($541) to repair its damages after launching its new Watch Ultra for 6,299 Chinese yuan ($910) in China.
Powered by watchOS 9, Apple Watch Ultra introduces a 49mm titanium case and flat sapphire front crystal that reveals the biggest and brightest Apple Watch display yet.Apple Watch Ultra has the best battery life of any Apple Watch, reaching up to 36 hours during normal use.Additionally, a new low-power setting, ideal for multi-day experiences, can extend battery life to reach up to 60 hours, the company had claimed.
Apple, however, offers the AppleCare+ service plan with a discounted repair cost of 588 Chinese yuan ($85). It entails payment of 799 Chinese yuan ($115) for two years.The Apple Watch Ultra has some impressive features and improvements in its design. It, however, remains to be seen how this high repair cost could impact its acceptance in the market. The included service plan provides some comfort for users.