iPhone 3G Refurb Pricing

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  1. ucbearcats macrumors member

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    Anyone know what it might be? Will it be discounted off the subsidized price or off the unlocked price that ATT will offer in the future? Thanks
     
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    The old iPhones were $50 cheaper.

    I would imagine the same, but you will still require a contract and be eligible for a subsidy...
     
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    A bit ahead of the curve but a good question.
    We know there are bad phones out there so they'll be back in circulation soon.
    Apple and AT&T offered the refurbs about 3 months (memory?) after the phone's release.
    If they do this again, which they should, then you'll likely see a street price reduced by $50 as gkarris said.
     
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    ^^^ I think was more like 6-8 months after release.

    They will wait until after they get a good stock of warranty replacements.
     
  5. doodads macrumors 6502

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    The refurbs were first offered in March of this year. AT&T sold them at $200 for the 4GB and $250 for the 8GB. This was less than what Apple was selling them for.
     
  6. ucbearcats thread starter macrumors member

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    Just thinking it might be a hard sell if they are selling them without contract for more than the subsidized price ATT is selling them for.

    Also currently iPod Touch 8 GB is going for $199 while 16 GB is going for $299. Same as subsidized ATT iPhone prices. Meaning you would think a refurb iPhone would be going for $299/$399 without contract? I don't know would be interesting to see how it goes down. Feel free to give some more predictions...
     
  7. ucbearcats thread starter macrumors member

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    Were you required to sign a contract or not?
     
  8. yode macrumors 6502

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    nope, they were unsubsidized, retail prices. i wasnt even ON at&t (on verizon) and was able to pick up a few refurbed iphones from at&t directly
     
  9. ucbearcats thread starter macrumors member

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    Will they allow them out of the store this go around without signing a contract?
     
  10. Surely Guest

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    This is new territory. No one knows. It's hard to say which way Apple and AT&T will go with refurb pricing of the 3G. My guess is that it won't be the same as it is/was with the 1st gen iPhone.
     

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