Non-warranty screen repairs are going to cost $279 (£286, AU$419) a pop. Any other repairs will cost you even more.
It's wise to get an extended warranty after spending so much on a new iPhone, but be prepared to pay.
Brits can now insure the iPhone against accidental drops or spills for the first time, with the launch of AppleCare+.
Apple may be planning to overhaul its AppleCare warranty service, including how it handles iPhone repairs.