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Apple replaces 5K iPod nano batteries in three weeks

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Tuesday, September 7, 2010
News Categories: Apple, iPod nano

Apple Japan replaced around 5,000 iPod nano batteries over a three week period in August, according to the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. The Mainichi Daily News reports that Apple replaced 4,994 first-generation iPod nano units from August 11 to September 1, a substantial increase that can be attributed to the company’s posting of a statement on its website explaining how users of first-generation iPod nano units can receive a replacement battery. Apple was ordered by the Ministry to post such a statement earlier in August following complaints from users that it was too difficult to find information on the battery replacement program. [via AppleInsider]

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so can we get ours replaced/fixed here? or is this only because they are being forced to fix the Japanese sold ones.

Posted by crash613 on September 7, 2010 at 7:10 PM (PDT)

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