Apple's Refurbished Store Now Offering iPhones

Apple recently updated its online refurbished store to include a range of different iPhone models, giving customers a way to purchase a certified refurbished device at a lower cost directly from Apple.

Apple is currently offering refurbished iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models in a variety of colors and capacities. Prices for an entry-level 16GB iPhone 6s start at $449, while a 16GB iPhone 6s Plus can be purchased for $529.

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Those prices are $100 to $120 less than brand new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus devices, which are priced at $549 and $649 for 32GB of storage space. All refurbished iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models are unlocked and SIM-free, meaning they are compatible with all U.S. carriers.

While Apple has long offered iPads and Macs in its refurbished store, it has never before allowed customers to purchase refurbished iPhones. Customers who wanted lower prices on iPhones had to wait for third-party deals or purchase refurbished/used devices from a third-party retailer.

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All of Apple's refurbished products, iPhone included, are tested, certified, cleaned, and guaranteed with a one-year warranty. iPhones also feature a brand new battery and a fresh outer shell, ensuring there are no scratches or other cosmetic damage.

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Top Rated Comments

playaproved Avatar
100 months ago
So this is where all of the iPhone upgrade program phones end up...
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Glideslope Avatar
100 months ago
Well, when India falls through you do this. :apple:
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Nick11Mac Avatar
100 months ago
For those wanting to buy a refurbished iPhone from Apple this has to be good news.

"All of Apple's refurbished products ('https://www.macrumors.com/guide/apple-refurbished/'), iPhone included, are tested, certified, cleaned, and guaranteed with a one-year warranty. iPhones also feature a brand new battery and a fresh outer shell, ensuring there are no scratches or other cosmetic damage."
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
yojason Avatar
100 months ago
* For the 2nd time. The first iPhone was available as a refurb in 2007.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iChrist Avatar
100 months ago
Well that's great, but what they really need is a refurb section for their #1 product, Dongles.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
69Mustang Avatar
100 months ago

Now, let the obnoxious posts begin...
You mean after yours, of course.;)

On topic: Pretty good deal considering the warranty and support.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)