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AppleCare Extended Warranty

I have a new iPhone 3GS, and was wondering if the AppleCare Warranty extension was a worthwhile option? I paid $49 for the phone and somehow paying $69 for the extension seems crazy (yes, I know the phone has a list price of $499.)

 

Is this a smart purchase for an iPhone (this is my first, well really my second, but I only had the first one, a hand me down from my son for 3 mos?)

 

Thanks for your advice.

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Re: AppleCare Extended Warranty

I'm glad to hear they are taking care of iPhone customers.

 

@PlanetEd, since the MBP will be OT, I'll PM. Smiley Happy

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You know...  My cousin was out of warranty and at times they replace his accessories without even bothering to see if his iphone is under warranty or not.  I guess it all depends who you get, and where you go.

 

I had my ibook G4 break on me once, and I took it in 4 days past warranty and they replaced it without even asking.  I was surprised that he didn't bother to look.  I always thought maybe since they switched over to intel chips they were just getting rid of old stock or something.

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Re: AppleCare Extended Warranty

I think you might be right about that!  Smiley Wink  Will be trying another store.

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I have a i phone 3 as well it works great but will need updates

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