Is there a guarantee for iPhone Refurbished
In the stores – the official distributors of the company Apple, you can see the refurbished gadgets. We are talking about the official products Apple. Users are wondering whether it is worth buying these smartphones, what are the differences from ordinary ones, whether there is a guarantee for a refurbished iPhone. Let's figure it out.
Refurbished iPhone. What is it
These are used phones. Such a gadget goes through a short path of operation, in particular:
After buying a phone, the user notices a defect. For example, speaker, loop modules, buttons, screen, microcircuit, connector.
This is followed by an appeal to the service center, in case of a factory marriage, the owner is given a new gadget.
The smartphone is repaired, all broken parts are replaced, and it goes on sale in a box marked 'Refurbished'.
A refurbished phone is a new device; the factory replaces components and corrects defects. There are spare parts that have passed all the performance checks.
Usually, when replacing a smartphone in a service center with a new one due to a defect, customers are given exactly the restored models.
iPhone Refurbished is a new gadget, fixed after a factory defect, but at the same time it costs an order of magnitude cheaper than the initial factory assembly. Users are interested in whether there is a guarantee for refurbished iPhones, more on that later.
In Russia and the CIS, the official distributors of the company Apple sell iPhones:
6, 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus;
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Devices can have 16 – 256 GB memory.
The main question is how long the warranty for a refurbished iPhone lasts. And the answer suggests itself. In fact, this is a new phone from the manufacturer, which means that the warranty period is preserved.
The official manufacturer's warranty is 1 year, but this period can be extended to 3 years by using the Apple Care service.
When buying iPhone in the Russian Federation, the warranty is provided for a period of at least 2 years, which is associated with the established legislation. In confirmation, you can read article 19, paragraph 5 of the law 'On the rights of consumers', which states that if the warranty for the product is less than 2 years, and the marriage is found after its expiration, but earlier than 2 years later, the buyer can submit the requirements provided for in Article 18 of the Law. To do this, you will need to prove that the malfunction (marriage) was present before the purchase.
How to distinguish iPhone Refurbished from new
Let's make a reservation that externally the phones do not differ. But in order not to get your hands on a restored gadget under the guise of a new one, consider a number of factors.
The device box is white. There are no images on it, there is an inscription with the name of the model and nothing else.
Check the serial number on the packaging and gadget.
Check IMEI on the company's website.
The box (next to the model name) should say RFB – 'Rebuilt'.
Find out how to distinguish an original iPhone from a copy so as not to fall into the hands of scammers. But in order to avoid this, we recommend buying the phone in official stores.
Take a refurbished iPhone or not
Many are wondering whether to buy a refurbished iPhone. This solution will help you save a significant amount. An original new gadget will fall into your hands, but the cost is much less. The savings are up to 10 thousand rubles, for this money you can additionally buy accessories for your smartphone.
Recall that the RFB iPhone warranty is the same as when buying a new one. In case of breakdowns, defects, it will be replaced. In case of a factory defect RFB iPhone found during the warranty period, you need to contact the service center, where the previous device was replaced. The distributor will pay compensation or exchange it for a new smartphone, the guarantee in this case starts a new countdown from the moment the gadget is received.