Should I buy Applecare for new Nano?

Discussion in 'iPod' started by iWalsh, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. iWalsh macrumors member

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    Hello guys

    I am hoping to get some advice from you guys. I am about to purchase a new 4G 8GB Nano and I want to know should I go ahead and purchase the applecare? Is it worth the extra $39? It is for 2 years of care and I just wonder is the battery likely to die with in that time so that I would need the applecare? Can someone tell me if applecare covers accidental damage like dropping or water? Have most you guys bothered with the applecare for a nano?

    thanks.
     
  2. jesusplay macrumors 6502a

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    ummmmm if memory serves me right...you get 1 year of warranty?

    u don't need it....i doubt something will malfunction before the year is over......
     
  3. AeroStud1026 macrumors member

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    Correct, with all new ipods purchased through apple comes with a 1 year warranty. No need for applecare IMO
     
  4. iWalsh thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks for response

    You are right - the nano comes with 1 year of warranty. So the applecare basically extends it to a total of 2 years. So I guess you are paying $39 for one additional year. I wonder is anything likely to go wrong by the end of the second year?
     
  5. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    AppleCare extended the 1 year warranty to 2. It will NOT cover accidental or water damage.
     
  6. ftaok macrumors 601

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    You're better off buying it with a credit card that offers extended warranty for free (or included with the annual fee). All American Express charge cards offer this, as does many "premium" Visa and Mastercard credit cards.

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