Many people are fooled into believing that a second-hand iPhone is better than investing in a refurbished iPhone. Unfortunately, buying a used iPhone has drawbacks – and can end up costing you more than just your money!
DUBLIN, IRELAND, September 20, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of buying a second hand iPhone, and why a refurbished model may be the better choice.
The Pros of Buying a Second-Hand iPhone
It’s easy to see why many iPhone users are tempted to buy a used iPhone:
They are Cheap: You can often save a lot of money by buying a used iPhone.
They’re In Demand: It’s easier to sell your second-hand phone because they are in such high demand among buyers and sellers alike.
They are Easy to Find: Used iPhones are easy to buy and sell. You can find used iPhones for sale on DoneDeal, eBay, or Facebook.
But these “benefits” are quickly outweighed by some of the major cons of buying a used iPhone.
The Cons of Buying a Second-Hand iPhone
They May Be Damaged: Many used iPhones have been damaged by water, dropped from great heights, or are riddled with defects. If you buy one of these phones and it malfunctions after only a few weeks, then your warranty is void!
The Screen May Be Scratched: Used smartphones often come with a scratched screen. And the worse part is that once this happens, it’s irreversible (unless you’re willing to spend more money on fixing your phone).
The Phone May Not Work: There’s always the risk that you’re buying a phone with an old battery or one that has been rendered unusable by malware.
You Don’t Know the History: You never know who has owned your second-hand phone. They could have been using it to take pictures of a criminal activity or for nefarious purposes while they were the owner!
Why Refurbished iPhones are the Better Option
If you want to buy a new-to-you iPhone that is guaranteed not to be broken, then it’s best to invest in a refurbished iPhone. When you buy a refurbished iPhone you can feel confident that the phone is in good condition and not a lemon.
Plus, refurbished iPhones are often cheaper than new models of an iPhone! So if you’re looking for your next smartphone but don’t want to spend a lot on it, then taking this route may be ideal for you.
Find Your Next Refurbished iPhone at Phonely
Buying a refurbished iPhone is better than buying a used one because it helps you avoid some of the major pitfalls and saves you money in the process!
When it’s time for your next upgrade, why not buy refurbished? At Phonely, we are proud to offer a wide range of refurbished phones and accessories at low prices. Plus, our certified technicians will make sure that your phone is in perfect condition.
Phonely has become Ireland’s top choice for certified refurbished phones that come with the latest features and functionality, and we can help you find your next phone online today!
For a reliable iPhone that’s guaranteed to be free from defects or damage, visit Phonely. We offer full warranties and back our refurbished devices with full protection plans in case anything goes wrong.
Visit Phonely online – Ireland’s premier online refurbished iPhone retailer!
13 Liffey Street Upper
Phone: +353 1 963 8989
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