Apple has started selling refurbished iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max on its online store. It is always possible to buy new models for those who wish.
Refurbished iPhone 12s are coming to Apple
At the moment, refurbished iPhone 12s are available on Apple’s website in the US and UK. More countries will be added to the list over time. It was the same story with other refurbished products, like Macs or iPads.
In the United States, Apple offers iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. On the UK side, there are also the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max. There are different colors and different storage capacities. There is one thing in common: the discount is around 15% compared to the new model. For example, a refurbished iPhone 12 is available for $619, compared to $729 for a new model.
Each model is unlocked, it is possible to use the SIM card of any operator. Apple also takes the opportunity to include a new battery and a new outer shell. There is also a new white box, a Lightning to USB-C cable and all the manuals. As for the warranty, Apple offers one year and buyers can subscribe to AppleCare+.