Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPhone

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Nov 2, 2012, 07:17 PM   #1
Lit Up*
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
buying 'refurb' 4s

I want a 64gb 4s so I need to buy on eBay. There are quite a lot of apple refurbs, in their shrink wrap/plastic on the glass. Do these things have warranty? Can you purchase apple care for them, and how much? (UK). Some people are selling their insurance replacements. Are these better than the refurbs? I presume that they are all new. Would you buy an apple refurbed replacement? Thoughts welcomed folks, thanks
__________________
 27in iMac Aug 2010  iPhone 4 Black 32GB Oct 2010 (jailbroken)  13" Macbook Pro (Oct 2010)  iPad '3' 32GB cellular July 2012  First Mac: Black 13in Macbook 2006 (now dead)

Last edited by Lit Up*; Nov 2, 2012 at 07:24 PM.
Lit Up* is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 2, 2012, 07:54 PM   #2
tymaster50
macrumors 68030
 
tymaster50's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: New Jersey
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lit Up* View Post
I want a 64gb 4s so I need to buy on eBay. There are quite a lot of apple refurbs, in their shrink wrap/plastic on the glass. Do these things have warranty? Can you purchase apple care for them, and how much? (UK). Some people are selling their insurance replacements. Are these better than the refurbs? I presume that they are all new. Would you buy an apple refurbed replacement? Thoughts welcomed folks, thanks
no you can't get a warranty on it. Well at least I think you can't. It has to be bought within the first 30 days of buying a new product and since you're not getting it from Apple the only warranty is what's left on the device. If they bought it with AppleCare + then you still have a year left on the device.
tymaster50 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 2, 2012, 11:04 PM   #3
Mrbobb
macrumors 601
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lit Up* View Post
I want a 64gb 4s so I need to buy on eBay. There are quite a lot of apple refurbs
Where? at the ebay.co.uk? by Apple or third parties?
Mrbobb is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 4, 2012, 07:57 PM   #4
Lit Up*
Thread Starter
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
on ebay
__________________
 27in iMac Aug 2010  iPhone 4 Black 32GB Oct 2010 (jailbroken)  13" Macbook Pro (Oct 2010)  iPad '3' 32GB cellular July 2012  First Mac: Black 13in Macbook 2006 (now dead)
Lit Up* is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 5, 2012, 04:23 AM   #5
Grayburn
macrumors 65816
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: London/Essex, UK
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lit Up* View Post
I want a 64gb 4s so I need to buy on eBay. There are quite a lot of apple refurbs, in their shrink wrap/plastic on the glass. Do these things have warranty? Can you purchase apple care for them, and how much? (UK). Some people are selling their insurance replacements. Are these better than the refurbs? I presume that they are all new. Would you buy an apple refurbed replacement? Thoughts welcomed folks, thanks
I've got a White unlocked 64GB 4S for sale if you're interested?

6 months old, not a scratch on it.
Grayburn is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Nov 5, 2012, 05:33 AM   #6
localboy28
macrumors 6502a
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
If its an apple refurb they all come with 3 months warranty or carry on from the original warranty which ever is greatest.

You can buy additional warranty anytime within the warranty period.

Apple refurbed iPhones are great, you couldn't tell it's a refurbed phone.

A insurance replacement will be a brand new phone surely?
localboy28 is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > iPhone, iPod and iPad > iPhone

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Buying refurb Apple Display any-key Buying Tips and Advice 13 Aug 28, 2013 05:28 PM
Buying a Refurb Mac Mini for... TheNotoriousROB Mac mini 8 Aug 27, 2013 09:02 AM
buying a refurb items dangishdavid MacBook Pro 7 Aug 23, 2013 11:51 AM
buying dilemma: Refurb or not? foofan Mac mini 12 Feb 3, 2013 12:02 PM
Thinking of buying a refurb MBA guavacode MacBook Air 4 Jan 7, 2013 09:19 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:44 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC