Apple to Classify Original iPhone as 'Vintage' and 'Obsolete' on June 11, 2013

Posted April 30, 2013 at 3:40am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 15018 views

A leaked internal memo reveals that Apple will relegate the original iPhone to 'vintage' and 'obsolete' status on June 11, 2013, according to 9to5Mac.

The term 'vintage' refers to devices older than five years but less than seven. They are eligible for repair only in California. Obsolete products are not eligible for repair whatsoever. The original iPhone will be classified as 'vintage' in the U.S. and obsolete in Asia-Pacific, Canada, Europe, Japan, and at Apple Retail Stores.

The document attached below reveals the full list of products that will reach vintage status and obsolete status.

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Mike Power - May 2, 2013 at 3:05pm
this is APPLE-CRAPPLE NEWS, I have a Samsung since 2005 and still working with the original battery, so APPLE-CRAPPLE CAN SUK DIK, I'm currently using and iphone 4s and is crap. going back to Samsung for ever.
El Compa - May 1, 2013 at 10:31am
*come on.
El Compa - May 1, 2013 at 10:31am
Vintage? lol That only applies to things that are decades old... Apple is reaching. The original iPhone was a marvel but common.
Aks - April 30, 2013 at 4:30pm
They might as well add iPhone5 to the vintage and obsolete list. Its anyways outdated compared to other smartphones out there. :)
6.1.3 :( - April 30, 2013 at 9:51am
So...iPhone 5S debuts on June 11 2013 ...
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