MacBook Air models with Retina displays may have problems with their anti-reflective coating, which may cause the laptop screen to appear smudged, according to MacRumors, which obtained an internal rating from Apple to its authorized service providers.
Anti-reflective coating, used to help reduce glare and make the screen more visible, is susceptible to wear Due to pressing keys and trackpad on the laptop or using cleaning solutions, MacRumors. MacBook Airs displays with Retina were launched in October 2018.
Apple previously stated that other Retina display laptops may also experience the display problem. These include 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro models and discontinued 12-inch MacBook models released between early 2015 and 2017.
Apple has started to repair some laptops with worn screens for free in 2015. however, MacRumors note that Apple has not indicated in this new memo if it will offer free repairs for eligible MacBook Air Retina models. So if you bring your affected MacBook Air to an Apple Store, you may have to pay to repair it.
In the midst of the coronavirus epidemic, Apple stores outside of China and many Apple Authorized Service Providers are currently closed.
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