AT&T Offers Refurbished iPhone 5 Starting at $99

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    AT&T is now offering refurbished iPhone 5 devices at a $100 discount from their usual price. The new offer was noted by 9to5Mac.

    Customers are still required to sign up for a 2 year contract, as with the regular iPhone 5.

    AT&T appears to be offering all permutations of color and size. The discount across the board for the refurbished units is $100 from the up front cost.

    - 16GB Black iPhone 5 - $99
    - 32GB Black iPhone 5 - $199
    - 64GB Black iPhone 5 - $299

    - 16GB White iPhone 5 - $99
    - 32GB White iPhone 5 - $199
    - 64GB White iPhone 5 - $299

    The refurbished iPhones are available online-only.

    Article Link: AT&T Offers Refurbished iPhone 5 Starting at $99
     
  2. viperGTS macrumors 65816

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    Betting these are the scratched up ones that people have been trading in lately. :D
     
  3. MarximusMG macrumors 6502a

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    Pretty impressive pricing. Wonder how long stock will last.
     
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    YES! i hope the supplies lasts until my upgrade
     
  6. jmsait19 macrumors 6502

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    Bought a refurb 4 for my wife, couple years ago... Like typical Apple refurbs, it came in perfect condition. Kinda bummed we already bought 5's, because I'd have no problem doing this again.
     
  7. arn macrumors god

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    seems likely to stick around (as supplies last)

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  8. nickpro macrumors regular

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    Has this ever happened this fast?

    There's no doubt in my mind this is due to the scratchability of the 5's and the over-abundance of swapped and now refurbished units.
     
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    No matter how desperate I am for a product, I'll never get a refurbished one.
     
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    curious to know if one could purchase applecare+ on one of these.
     
  11. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    Not bad. It'll be $0 on contract by next year though at this rate.
     
  12. cc2096 macrumors regular

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    ^^This...
     
  13. RealSkyDiver macrumors 6502

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    You can use Applercare+ with refurbished phones from ATT, but I wonder if you can exchange them when they come scratched (which really shouldn't be the case).
    Maybe calling up ATT and ask them?
     
  14. mjcxp macrumors regular

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    They also have on the premier website refurbed for $399 without contract. Picked one up to go along with my 64GB black.
     
  15. Pakaku macrumors 65816

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    What's wrong with saving a little money on a refurbished product? It's not the same as buying used
     
  16. okwhatev macrumors 6502

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    Link? NOW?! :p
     
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    Sounds good until you consider the $2400 you'll pay to be shackled to AT&T for 2 years.
     
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    Welcome to the real world.
     
  21. Thunderhawks macrumors 68040

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    You can save that and even more by not using any phone!

    Why not stop eating too?

    Big expense!
     
  22. jayducharme macrumors 68030

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    With a deal like that, why would anyone bother with a 4S?
     
  23. Bill.the.Cat macrumors member

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    The real world I live in allows me to buy a no-contract iPhone and operate it on an AT&T MVNO for $10 a month.
     
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    thank you

    Thank you for posting this. I wouldn't have known about it otherwise. I upgraded my wife's iphone 4 to a 16gb iphone 5. she will be thrilled
     

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