Apple today started selling certified refurbished iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models for the first time since the devices were released in October and November 2020. Availability is limited to United States and the UK for the moment.

In the US, only the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models are currently available refurbished, while UK customers also have a choice of refurbished iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max models. at nine. A variety of colors and storage capacities are available for delivery or pickup at select Apple Store locations.

As usual, refurbished iPhones are discounted by around 15% compared to equivalent new models. For example, an unlocked iPhone 12 with 64GB of storage is available for $619 from Apple’s refurbished store in the US, while Apple is currently selling the same model for $729 brand new.

Refurbished iPhone 12 models are all unlocked and SIM-free. All refurbished iPhones come with a new battery, a new outer shell, and a new white box that includes all manuals and a USB-C to Lightning cable. All refurbished iPhones are covered by Apple’s standard one-year warranty and are eligible for extended AppleCare+ coverage.

Apple claims that its refurbished products are thoroughly tested and cleaned and, in our opinion, are virtually indistinguishable from new Apple products.

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