IN November last year, the European Parliament approved a new policy of mandatory labeling of gadgets with indicating the assessment of their maintainability. But while the relevant requirement entered into force only in France. IN As a result, Apple had to reveal all the cards, although only in one country.
What does it mean
On the official website of Apple published ratings of the maintainability of smartphones and laptops. In In many ways, this resembles the assessment of the iFixit resource: 0 to 10 points with taking into account the ease of disassembly, the availability of parts and availability of guidance on repair.
For example, in iPhone 12 6 points, y iPhone 11 и 11 Pro — 4.6 points, y iPhone 11 Pro Max и iPhone XR — 4.5, a in iPhone XS and XS Max — 4.7 and 4.6 respectively. IPhone is recognized as the most maintainable 7 sec 6.7 points, followed by the iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (after 6.6 points), and also iPhone iPhone SE second generation (6.2 points).
As for laptops, the new
Most likely, such requirements will take effect and in other EU countries.