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
     
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    Betting these are the scratched up ones that people have been trading in lately. :D
     
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    Pretty impressive pricing. Wonder how long stock will last.
     
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    Permanent or just for Black Friday?
     
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    YES! i hope the supplies lasts until my upgrade
     
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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.
     
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    seems likely to stick around (as supplies last)

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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.
     
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    Not bad. It'll be $0 on contract by next year though at this rate.
     
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    ^^This...
     
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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?
     
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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.
     
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    What's wrong with saving a little money on a refurbished product? It's not the same as buying used
     
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    Link? NOW?! :p
     
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    Wish I had a premier account. Sadness. :(
     
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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.
     
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    You can save that and even more by not using any phone!

    Why not stop eating too?

    Big expense!
     
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    With a deal like that, why would anyone bother with a 4S?
     
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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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    What's the warranty on this?
     
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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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