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Samsung makes fun of throttled old iPhones in its latest video

Samsung iPhone Moving On Ad

Late last year, Samsung had released a Galaxy Note8 video that basically tells iPhone users to grow up. Somewhere between the scenes, you’ll notice a guy with a “notch” haircut which is a clear jab at the iPhone X.

Samsung is back again with yet another video to promote the Galaxy S9 and S9+. This time it carries a special message for iPhone users that are affected by Apple’s force throttling issue.

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Machines can replace the battery of your “slow” iPhone within 4 hours

In case you missed it, Apple has intentionally slowed down old iPhones with bad batteries in order to prevent sudden shutdowns. As a solution, Apple Authorised Service Providers are now offering discounted battery replacement at RM129. However, not many are willing to send their devices in as the standard procedure would take 5-7 working days. Obviously this isn’t convenient for most people especially for those who don’t have a spare phone.

To speed things up, Machines is now offering a faster turnaround time of just 4 hours while maintaining the same replacement price of RM129.

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This is how you disable throttling on your slow iPhone with iOS 11.3

iOS 11.3 iPhone battery

Apple will be adding a new feature on iOS 11.3 which will provide iPhone users with some form of visibility of their battery’s health. On top of that, users with iPhone slowdowns will be given the choice to disable throttling so that they can run their iPhone at maximum performance. This comes after Apple had admitted to managing the performance of its older iPhones to prevent sudden shutdowns.

If you’re wondering how all this would look like, Apple has released a couple of screenshots and details of its new Battery Health feature for the next iOS release.

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Switch offers discounted battery replacements for your “slow” iPhone

DIscounted iPhone Battery replacement malaysia switch

In case you missed it, Apple has been throttling older iPhones on the latest iOS version if it detects an aged battery. If your iPhone is getting slow because of an old and faulty battery, you have more places to get your battery replaced with a discount in Malaysia.

Apart from Machines, Switch is also offering discounted replacements for older iPhones and this covers the iPhone SE, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 8/8 Plus and iPhone X.

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