Do new phones have warranty? Sounds like a dumb or novice user question but more than once it was asked on our Tech Group on Facebook and here is my answer to it.
New Phones Warranty
New phone launch is now every day's story and BLU Products itself launches atleast a mobile phone every month. Most of them are budget devices suitable for consumers looking to buy mobile under $100 or $200. For consumers who buy a new device, it's important to know about its warranty and replacement terms and conditions. Normally company provides a warranty for defective material or handset but it varies on different terms and conditions.
Generally, any OEM provides the following warranties -
|Battery||6 Months or 1 Year|
|Accessories||6 Months or 1 Year|
Let's discuss this in regard with each mobile manufacturing company.
New Apple iPhone Warranty:
As clearly stated on the company's page, Apple Inc provides one year of warranty on defective material or workmanship on their products. The warranty of 365 days starts from the original retail purchase of the device.
Apple iPhone Handset Warranty: 1 Year
Apple iPhone Headphones Warranty: 1 Year
Apple iPhone Battery Warranty: 1 Year
New Samsung Galaxy Phone Warranty:
Samsung, the South Korean based electronic manufacturer is the largest seller of mobile phones in the world.
Samsung Phone Handset Warranty: 1 Year
Samsung Mobiles Headphones Warranty: 1 Year
Samsung Mobile Phones Battery Warranty: 1 Year
You can read their details here.
BLU Bold Like Us is a leading unlocked cell phone maker in the USA.
BLU Phone Handset Warranty: 1 Year
BLU Phone Headphones Warranty: 6 months
BLU Phone Battery Warranty: 6 months
Other OEMs like Xiaomi, Huawei, Honor, HTC, and Sony all provide the same warranty but you should read the product page about full warranty details.
Earlier all OEMs used to provide a full one-year warranty on a handset, battery, and accessories but now almost all OEMs have decreased it to 6 months but there aren't many complaints regarding this because the prices of smartphones have really come down.
Some of the commonly searched questions in this regard to new phone warranty are -
Do new cell phones bought on eBay still have a factory warranty?
Ans ⇒ New phones whether purchased from Amazon or eBay or any other store carries the same warranty as mentioned by OEM.
Do new Boost phones have a warranty?
Ans ⇒ Yes, all the new Boost mobile phones come with a standard warranty as mentioned on the OEM. Still, if you need clear details then please contact your phone manufacturer or refer to the product page from which you purchased the device.
My Phone Warranty Expired? What to do
If your phone warranty/insurance is expired, then you can choose third-party insurance as well. You will have to pay a small premium every year but you can get any type of damage covered for your costlier device.
So that's all about the new phones warranty details.