The coronavirus pandemic has brought life to a standstill. With access to only essential services during the nationwide lockdown, repairing malfunctioning gadgets has become challenging. Yet, smartphones are such an integral part of life today that if they are damaged, day-to-day tasks are hampered. However, if you want to repair your smartphone and it is on the verge of crossing the warranty period, there is no need to worry. Most of the leading smartphone manufacturers have decided to extend the warranty period to support their customers. When you can finally access the service centers, the warranty will still be valid. Here is a list of the smartphone companies that are offering this much-needed warranty extension. 

Lenovo and Motorola

Lenovo is striving to uphold customer interests by extending the warranty on all its smartphones and accessories. Warranties on Lenovo and Motorola products with expiry dates from March 15 to April 30, 2020, have been extended to May 31, 2020.

Lenovo and Motorola

Samsung

The South Korean giant is supporting its loyal customer base by extending the warranty on its products. Expiration deadlines between March 20 and April 30, 2020, are deferred until May 31, 2020. 

Samsung

OnePlus

OnePlus will also safeguard customer welfare by extending their smartphone warranty. Expiration dates between March 1 and May 31, 2020, have been extended to May 31, 2020. The company is also pushing back the replacement and return dates by 15 to 30 days. It will provide two-way shipping free of cost for all repairs, replacements, and returns.

OnePlus

Huawei and Honor

Huawei has also assured of warranty extension on its smartphones. If the expiry dates are falling between March 21 and June 21, 2020, the warranty will be valid until June 31, 2020. The same extension will also cover smartphones and accessories produced by Huawei’s sub-brand Honor.

Huawei and Honor

Realme

Warranties on all Realme products with expiry dates from March 20 to April 31, 2020, will be extended to May 31. If you purchase new Realme handsets between March 15 and April 30, 2020, you can enjoy an additional replacement period of 30 days. You can avail of Tata Capital consumer durable loans with 0% interest rates to fund your purchase.

Other smartphone companies that have relaxed the warranty expiration dates include:

  • OPPO
  • Lava
  • Asus
  • Vivo
  • iQOO
  • Tecno
  • Infinix India
  • Itel

The complete lockdown for 21 days is vital for keeping the spread of the novel coronavirus at a manageable level. But you need not worry if your phone is damaged and you cannot reach physical stores for availing the warranty. In the middle of all the uncertainties in these difficult times, rest assured that you will enjoy full smartphone warranty benefits once the situation normalizes. Stay at home and make the lockdown a success.

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