Ah yes, another piece of Apple designed obsolescence. Destined for the landfill when one of those unique, UNREPAIRABLE parts decides to quit.
Funny how so many Apple fans are supposedly "environmentally conscious", yet buy throw-away garbage from what has to be one of the most environmentally unfriendly companies out there.
It should be replace by new once got a problem under the warranty. If out of warranty it belongs as disposable item. This is not for me, i need a repairable one which even out of warranty is affordable on bill for repair.
viveksubhash, 01 Nov 2016People are always complaining about non removable batteries on phones when most laptops now ha... moreIt helps them with beING able to house twice the battery life. In phones you only gain about 10% more battery, hardly worth it. In laptops it is worth it, because even if your battery starts dying it would still be better than if you had a small removable one.
Also a laptop battery experiences less cycles than a phone battery, so it naturally survives more (4-5 years whilst keeping more than 60% the whole time). Phone batteries start showing significant issues from the 2 year mark on...