8GB refurb iPhones now $349...DOH!

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  1. anthonymoody macrumors 68020

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    Sorry if this has already been posted/discussed (too lazy to search). But the price drop got me wondering what would happen to the 8GB refurb price. Lo and behold there it is: $349. I might actually buy one now!!

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  2. nickspohn macrumors 68040

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    You wouldn't want to spend $50 more for a brand new phone?
     
  3. iBookG4user macrumors 604

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    Refurbished products from Apple are in basically new condition, so $50 saved is $50 earned.
     
  4. FunkyMonkey macrumors 6502

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    You know, if 4GB isn't too small, you can get them refurb for $299.
     
  5. pdpfilms macrumors 68020

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    You should always, always buy refurbished if money is of any value to you. Same warranty, products always in perfect condition. Try it next time... definitely worth it.
     
  6. anthonymoody thread starter macrumors 68020

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    Actually when I checked on the 8GB refurb, the 4GB refurb was not there. Maybe they're all gone (until the new ones start being returned :))

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  7. VoodooDaddy macrumors 65816

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    There will be a new one soon as Im sending mine back and going with the 8gb :)
     
  8. FunkyMonkey macrumors 6502

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    The 4GB were here earlier today, but now they are out of stock.
     
  9. iBookG4user macrumors 604

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    Actually I think they were talking about the existing stock of the 4GB ones on the Apple store. (on the right side)
     
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  11. Xander562 macrumors 68000

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    Usually all refurb Apple products come in uglier, cardboard boxes.
     
  12. vega07 macrumors 65816

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    mine came in a nice white apple certified box. So it's not cardboard and it's not ugly either.
     
  13. VoodooDaddy macrumors 65816

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    If a plain white box is ugly, then yes

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  14. p8ntballguy macrumors member

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    i ordered one a few days ago. Fifty dollars saved!

    Ill post here again once i get it, hopeing that the quality is no different.
     
  15. EMAGDNIM macrumors member

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    I donno...$50 is not a lot of difference for me...
     
  16. compuguy1088 macrumors 6502a

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    Its enough of a difference, trust me :D.
     
  17. Cybergypsy macrumors 68040

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    Not always had a nightmare with one....
     
  18. pdpfilms macrumors 68020

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    And I had a nightmare with a new G5 as well. I guess what I'm trying to say is that there is no more chance of getting a broken product as a refurb than as a new version.

    Put it this way... if you saw an empty iPhone box at the Apple store, would you pay $50 for it?
     
  19. jaw04005 macrumors 601

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    Although I generally agree with your statement, some of us have had hit or miss results with Apple refurbs. I purchased a refurbished AirPort Express that was scratched to bits, had a broken power connector and shipped in a brown box with no protective packaging directly from the Apple Store. :mad:

    I wouldn't just completely expect the item to be in like-new condition.
     
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  21. powerbook911 macrumors 68040

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    Did yours look absolutely brand new the phone itself? Thanks!! :)

    That box seems nice enough.
     
  22. VoodooDaddy macrumors 65816

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    Yes it did.
     
  23. vega07 macrumors 65816

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    mine was brand new...well it looked brand new. and the smell was there too. :rolleyes:
     
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  25. vega07 macrumors 65816

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    what?
     

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