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AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension)
 
4.8

(based on 413 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (46)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (178)
  • Useful features (96)
  • Easy to navigate (63)
  • Good power output (46)
  • Manages software collaboration well (22)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (10)
  • Hard to install or upgrade (4)

Best Uses

  • Educational purposes (33)
  • Multimedia (31)
  • Graphics & publishing (29)
  • Extended warranty (3)
  • Home (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (214), Budget shopper (118), Tech savvy (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (263), Business (96)
    • Computer Platform:
    • Mac (273)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent coverave, worth every penny

If it were desktop computer, I would probably not purchase an extended warranty, but for notebook computers, iPod Touch, flat screen display, I wouldn't hesitate to buy this extended coverage, especially when...Read complete review

If it were desktop computer, I would probably not purchase an extended warranty, but for notebook computers, iPod Touch, flat screen display, I wouldn't hesitate to buy this extended coverage, especially when it's 30% cheaper than MSRP. what bargain!

I have owned several PowerBooks/iBooks and have purchased applecare for all of them (in comparison, haven't bought AppleCare for desktop). If you have even one repair on one of these things out of warranty, you will make up your purchase price. and for items that have little ventilation/heat sinking capabilities (laptops, iPod Touch, etc), risk of something going bad within 3years is pretty high. I have had to get my Powerbook repaired three times (bad optical drive, bad keyboard buttons, etc), iBook once (case cracking, dead HDD), iPod Touch twice due to bad battery life and intermittent power, and the display repaired (power mangement unit died). Every time either Apple would repair it, or replace the unit with either new or refurbished unit, no questions asked (unless there is obvious signs of abuse). You can take it to any Apple Store, or call their 1800 number and have them send you a shipping box. Turn around is typically 3-4 days (!!) from the time you call them and have your part back in your hands.

Included in the hardware warranty is if you have any Apple OS issues or Apple software install/operation issues during the warranty period, you can get free service via phone to help you fix the problem. Best service ever.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

just in case?

I now have 3 fairly new apple products and thought I'd better get it t if I need help on something one day. So far I've been able take care of questions on my...Read complete review

I now have 3 fairly new apple products and thought I'd better get it t if I need help on something one day. So far I've been able take care of questions on my own. I think that for a laptop you might need more help than with the other products. It's a good three years and BH takes out a bit of the sting with their better price.

Lower price w/o tax rocks

Will I ever use it.....?

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5.0

Great price!

By Hans

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Saved me $50 instead of buying it from Apple. Worked like a charm. It's a no brainer to purchase AppleCare from B&H.

 
5.0

You really need it..!

By Fidel

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

It is peace of mind...

 
5.0

Great price.

By Brian

from Undisclosed

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Worked like a charm on my 2016 MacBook Pro w/ touchbar.

 
5.0

Great investment!

By Suhan

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Worked well with my Macbook pro (mid 2015) which I bought from B&H. I like that I have covered my pricey laptop just in case.

 
5.0

Good Product

By Louise

from New Hope, PA

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Extends warrantee on apple products

 
5.0

Great product

By Louise

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Great product. Beautiful screen, great keyboard.

 
5.0

An amazing deal for the benefits of AppleCare.

By Peter

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

This AppleCare package was used to add an extra 2 years coverage for my 2016 15" MacBook Pro. This version requires you to log in and register your AppleCare and associate it with your computer's serial number which worked like a charm. This saves you $20 plus the savings you get from the way B & H aggressively price these packages when compared to the full price package direct from Apple. An amazing bargain and well worth the very small amount of additional effort.

Thoroughly recommended.

 
5.0

Must-Have Insurance!

By Daniel

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

As a former Apple Support employee, I cannot stress how much you need this. It's not cheap, but the level of support and service you are entitled with AppleCare is unsurpassed.
It can be the difference between having an expensive doorstop or a working Laptop.

 
5.0

essential for all Apple laptops due to soldered-on parts

By Lloyd

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

AppleCare is a solid investment for any laptop, indeed it is all but mandatory with the newer ones, which have soldered-on memory and SSD, making anything but a total motherboard replacement (very expensive) the only option past the 1 year warranty expiration.

 
5.0

Take care of your MacBook Pro

By Kenneth

from undisclosed

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Apple Care is important product for anyone purchasing a MacBook Pro. It provides 3 years of care for the product which includes hardware problems. Most software problems can be solved outside of Apple but hardware only Apple can service and Apple Care takes care of that.

 
5.0

Everything was perfect

By jpc17

from Argentina

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

I hope not have to use it.

 
5.0

Always worth the price

By JR

from Los Angeles

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Apple care has always been worth the investment for me.

 
5.0

Always a great price

By Richard

from New York, NY

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

B &H always offers competitive prices

  • Primary use:
  • Business
  • Computer Platform:
  • Mac
 
5.0

AppleCare

By Brooklyn Blake

from Brooklyn

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Works as they said it would

 
5.0

Saved a bit as opposed to Apple direct

By Van

from Nashville Tennessee

About Me Value Oriented

Verified Buyer

Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

Well, it pretty much is what it is. Extended peace of mind for your expensive Apple product and less expensive through B&H.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
  • Computer Platform:
  • Mac
 
5.0

Great protection

By somacoul

from Boston

About Me Quality Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

      Great insurance for my MacBook Pro

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac
       
      5.0

      Great deal for AppleCare

      By DeeGee

      from MA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

      After some research I found B&H to have the best deal on AppleCare extended warranty for my almost 1 yr old Macbook Pro w/ retina display. As long as you purchase & register your AppleCare before your device is a year old your warranty is extended 2 more years. Highly recommended.
      My AppleCare was overnight shipped. Instructions for registration were clear & easy to follow.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac
       
      5.0

      Perfect plan to extend your computer warranty

      By Andrei

      from San Francisco, CA

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Useful Features

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

          Macs are quite fragile, so having this really helps save some money in the future. Unless you want to repair your macbook for a price of a new one.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Computer Platform:
          • Mac
           
          5.0

          Value is there if you look for it!

          By Mike the mac guy

          from Garden Grove, CA

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

              Great product that came quickly and worked just as it is supposed to as it is just a code. Once I entered the code to Apple. it went thorough almost immediately and showed that on my support profile.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • Mac
               
              4.0

              A No Brainer

              By Keith J.

              from Orange County, NY

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Useful Features

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Service Support

                Comments about AppleCare Protection Plan Extension for 15.4" MacBook Pro & 15.4" MacBook Pro with Retina Display (2-Year Extension):

                I titled this review "A No Brainer" because in my opinion, that's what Applecare is. I've never owned an Apple product without buying Applecare for it. Monitors, computers, ipods, iphones, laptops, etc. Why? Because one expensive repair could cost the same as all the Applecare's I've purchased combined. One logic board replacement can make you wonder if you should throw the computer out and just buy a new one? Applecare (for the MBPr) gives an additional 2 years of service and support, instead of 1 year service and 90 days of phone tech support. One call to support outside of the 90 days is 1/4 of the price of Applecare. So overall it's definitely a good value and if you need a repair or phone support, it'll pay for itself almost immediately. Oh, and by the way, B&H has the best price for Applecare!!!!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Computer Platform:
                • Mac

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