Apple, to its online store in France to comply with a new law that comes into effect this year iPhone and MacBook repairability your scores added. The company included features such as how easily a device can be disassembled and the availability of repair manuals and spare parts in the rating.
Links to the final score of each product, with details of how they were calculated on the support page it seems.
Apple releases new reports due to law in France
In the reports released, the ratings of Apple products differ between products and generations. For example, the entire iPhone 12 series When scoring six out of 10previous year’s iPhone 11s Between 4.5 and 4.6 rated lower.
According to the detailed scoring assessment, the improvement that has emerged is that the new iPhones are compared to the previous year’s models. easier to repair and spare parts are cheaper than the cost of the phoneIt is caused by. Repairability points Ranging from 5.6 to 7 There is less of a difference between MacBook models.
Repairability pointsBy a new French law that entered into force on 1 January required. According to a website cataloging scores from different manufacturers, last year’s electrical appliances in France It states that only 40 percent were repaired after it broke down.
The government aims to increase that rate to 60 percent within five years, using these scores to educate consumers and pressure producers to make improvements.
Samsung, another technology company affected by the law other than Apple, Galaxy S21 Plus has announced that it offers an online repair guide by comparing the repairability score for the model it has put on sale in the previous year.