1. The term ‘refurbished phone’ generally refers to a pre-owned handset that has been sent back due to a fault and has been repaired for resale.
  2. Not all phones described as refurbished were at one stage faulty, though. Some networks and retailers classify 'refurbished phones' as handsets that were returned by customers who changed their minds within the 30-day cooling-off period after they signed up for a contract.
  3. Before being put on sale, all refurbished phones have been thoroughly checked and tested to ensure they’re in full working order.
  4. Tests carried out by the seller typically include whether the battery charges and checking the buttons and cameras work. The seller will also verify audio quality and screen responsiveness, as well as how the phone connects to Wi-Fi and 3G/4G.
  5. In keeping with the Data Protection Act, the seller will securely wipe any data on the phone. So to all intents and purposes, you’ll be starting afresh.
  6. Some refurbished phone sellers update the handset to the latest version of the operating system that powers it.
  7. Let’s face it, an iPhone has been the must-have piece of tech for the last decade. But unfortunately, they come with a price tag to match. So, if you’re looking into getting an iPhone but don’t want to spend a fortune, buying a refurbished iPhone might be a good alternative.

Where can I buy refurbished Phones?


When buying a refurbished iPhone, we always recommend using a reputable retailer. Luckily, most of the best-known UK providers now sell refurbished phones. ComparePhones4U UK's number one online refurbished phone seller website.

If you want to buy a refurbished phone outright, mobile specialists CopmarePhones4U has a huge range of refurbished iPhones. Alternatively, You will also have a wide variety to choose from different budget-friendly deals we offer at ComparePhones4U. Just be sure you read the small print to check what condition it’s in before you buy it.

At our website, we offer refurbished iPhones as well as refurbished Samsung Galaxy phones in an almost brand new look.



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