Apple increases the price of MacBook repairs by 49% in Brazil | Computer

If you have a MacBook and it is not under warranty, you should expect that the computer will have no problems in the future. After the dollar skyrocketed over the past few months and the price rise of a number of products, including the iPhone, iPad and the MacBook itself, Apple also has value for repairing its laptops in Brazil.

16-inch MacBook Pro (Image: Paulo Higa / Tecnoblog)

16-inch MacBook Pro (Image: Paulo Higa / Tecnoblog)

Based on The survey is done by MacMagazine, the cost of repairing the MacBook Pro is up to 49% higher domestically. The values, are the only values ​​listed by Apple on its official website, refer to battery repair service (if the computer is out of original warranty and is not covered by AppleCare).

When such a service is needed, Apple swaps the complete MacBook case – in addition to the battery, including the keyboard and touchpad. Check out the new prices below:

Product Old repair price New price Variant
16-inch MacBook Pro R $ 1,099 R $ 1,639 49.1%
15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display R $ 1,099 R $ 1,639 49.1%
13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display R $ 1,099 R $ 1,639 49.1%
15-inch MacBook Pro R $ 799 R $ 1,059 32.5%
13-inch MacBook Pro R $ 799 R $ 1,059 32.5%
13-inch MacBook Air R $ 799 R $ 1,059 32.5%
MacBook Air 11 inch R $ 799 R $ 1,059 32.5%
12-inch MacBook R $ 1,099 R $ 1,639 49.1%

Repair prices for battery-included accessories, such as the Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad 2, are unchanged – at least for now.

Product Old repair price New price Variant
Magic keyboard R $ 209 R $ 209 0%
Virtual keyboard with numeric keypad R $ 209 R $ 209 0%
Magic Mouse 2 R $ 209 R $ 209 0%
Magic Trackpad 2 R $ 209 R $ 209 0%

Apple also warns that, in some cases, it may be necessary to test the product to determine the final cost of repair service.

In the current case, AppleCare protection can still be a good solution, as it includes this type of repair on the MacBook battery, if the fault is not caused by an accident or unauthorized modification. The price of the extended warranty service for MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro 13 ”is R $ 1,599. For the 15 ”and 16” MacBook Pro, the higher value: R $ 2,199.

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