Soon, "iPhone 4" will not accept any hardware support
Speaking of Apple, the September 8, 2016 iPhone series will be the first waterproof feature loaded model "IPhone 7I just announced, "2010 that appeared in"IPhone 4"Vintage products and obsolete productsIt is reported that it is trying to add it to the list of.
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Apple to make iPhone 4 'obsolete'
Apple's "obsolete product" refers to products that have been in production for more than seven years since discontinued. Apple has exited hardware services for this obsolescent product without exception and service providers can not order parts for obsolete products. The other "vintage product" refers to products that have been in production for more than 5 years but less than 7 years, and even in vintage products, except for some exceptions, hardware services have been terminated.
About 5 years have passed since iPhone 4 was discontinued, and OS update from iOS 7.1.2 onwards is not supported. If this joins the list of vintage products and obsolete products, you will not receive any software updates or security patches.
This time, five years since discontinuation of production, iPhone 4 is expected to be added to the list of vintage products, it will be officially added, that is, the hardware service will end on October 31 It is likely to become.
If you add iPhone 4 to the list of vintage products, you will not even be able to receive even Apple 's warranty repair. You may be able to use non-regular repair services, for example, that the screen is damaged beyond it. However, if there are some problems such as broken down in other places, it may be better to have Apple official repair before you can receive hardware service.
In addition, iPhone 4 is not only added to the list of vintage products, it also includes the 13-inch model of the 2010 model MacBook Air.