Lenovo and Motorola, a brand that is owned by Lenovo, have joined the smartphone makers that have extended their warranty in the period of this lockdown. Taiwan-based technology brand Asus has also announced an extension of warranty support for multiple device ranges — including for all smartphones, laptops, desktops, all-in-one, and tablets — whose warranty has expired during the lockdown period between March 25-April 14, 2020.
In a press note on Friday, Lenovo (which also owns Motorola) have noted that the warranty of its family of products coming to an end between March 15 through April 30, 2020, will be given extension till May 31.
“To better support our customers, Lenovo and Motorola are offering a free global warranty extension for up to 75 days through May 31, 2020, for all Lenovo/Motorola smartphones and accessories with warranties that are coming to an end between March 15 through April 30, 2020,” noted Lenovo in a press statement on Friday.”Through the breadth of consumer technology and services, Lenovo and Motorola are here to support customers in continuing to stay connected, productive and entertained at home.”
Samsung had also extended warranty of all its products until May 31. The South Korean company announced an extended warranty for products whose warranty is expiring between March 20 and April 30. This is not just for smartphones, but all other categories of products from Samsung such as laptops, AC, TVs, refrigerators and more.
Before that, Huawei and its sub-brand Honor announced that it is extending the warranty of all smartphones, smartwatches, headsets, chargers and other devices to June 30, 2020, for those devices whose warranty expires between March 21 and June 21, 2020.
Oppo too has extended warranty services for all its devices whose warranty expired from March 23 onwards till May 31 for smartphones and accessories. Former Oppo sub-brand Realme also announced a similar step by extending the warranty on it existing phones to May 31.