Did you think of something faulty or damaged? As a society, we prefer to buy new items when it comes to just about everything. Anything that’s not new is automatically deemed inferior. But that’s just not true. In many cases, a used or Refurbished Electronic Device is just as good, if not better, than a new one.
What Are Refurbished Electronics?
“Refurbished” is an extremely general term, especially in the consumer Electronics industry. It refers to a wide variety of electronic devices that cannot be sold as new. Refurbished Electronics are tested and repaired to a like-new state. They are verified to work properly include all parts and accessories, unless otherwise noted by the reseller.
Here are some of the reasons why an electronic device might be sold as refurbished:
- The packaging was destroyed in transit, but the electronic device wasn’t harmed.
- An item was overstocked or discontinued by a manufacturer or retailer.
- A customer returned an item for a refund. The item may or may not have been used.
- A defective product was repaired.
- Used electronics in good condition were sold or donated to an electronics recycling or ITAD company.
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