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We knew that Apple was going to have to add the iPhone 8,8 Plus and X to its price guide, but we weren’t expecting the price of screen repairs and other damage to jump on the older models as well.
A day after Apple unveiled its newest handsets, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have been added to the official service pricing list. While we expected the repair and replacement to be a bit hefty, we weren’t expecting the price of servicing on older iPhones to jump as well.
Under the new pricing guide, it will cost $169 to repair the screen of your new iPhone 8 Plus, and $149 to fix the iPhone 8. Full replacement for other damage will run a gaudy $399 and $349 respectively. The iPhone X has not as yet been added, but $199 for a screen repair is not out of the realm of possibility.
In addition, the cost of the AppleCare+ warranty increased to $149 for all 6s Plus, and 7 Plus models, as well as the new 8 Plus. The iPhone X warranty will be $199. Older non-plus models will still cost $129 for the warranty.
Beyond the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus pricing, screen repairs for the older IPhone 6 and SE models jumped for $99 to $129, while iPhone 6s and 7 increased from $129 to $149. All Plus models also rose $20 to $169.
As usual, the following rules are still in effect for these prices to apply:
The service pricing was not the only cost to rise with the announcement of the new iPhones. Apple also quietly increased the price of its higher-end iPad Pros tablets by $50 to offset the increase in NAND flash memory components.

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