Get a refurbished iPhone from Apple.com
For many years, Apple has offered amazing deals on refurbished MacBooks, Apple TVs, iPads and even routers. Now, the good news is that you can get refurbished iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus directly from Apple.com.
There have always been plenty of other ways to buy these refurbished iPhones, including retailers like Glyde, Gazelle, and also Best Buy-not to mention bidding of the open markets of eBay and Craigslist. But getting a used phone directly from the company has some of its distinct advantages.
What other sites are offering?
First, the phones directly from Apple include a brand new outer shell and a new battery. Second, the refurbished phones includes a 1-year warranty, so if something breaks, you can take it back to an Apple Store or call the company directly.
Best Buy usually offers a 12-month limited warranty on a refurbished phones, but it is not clear what that warranty covers, and also how exactly you can get your device later serviced. Meanwhile, Gazelle offers have a 30 -day money back guarantee and that’s it.
If you need to get your refurbished iPhone fixed or maybe replaced, you can simply stroll into your neighborhood Apple Store as you can do with any other product. Plus, if you have to buy a refurbished iPhone from the company, you can get an AppleCare+ for it, which will further protect against breaking the screen or some other damage.
When it comes to prices, the company has refurb prices are on-par with what you will find for “excellent” condition refurbs from Gazelle and about $10 less than Best Buy.
Right now, Apple has offers with the following models/capacities:
- 16 GB iPhone 6S – $489
- 64GB iPhone 6S Plus – $589
- 16GB iPhone 6S Plus – $529
Moreover, all models are carrier unlocked and are also SIM-free, so which means they will work on any network.