10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Second Hand iPhone

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Do you wish to save some money on the purchase of an iPhone? If that's the case, then consider buying a secondhand iPhone. There are plenty of used iPhones already available onto market. On top of it, Apple still sells older iPhone models (iPhone 4S, iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S) in India.

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The following steps will tell you how to locate, price and negotiate to buy the used iPhone you want. If you have any questions along the way, please reach out to us for any assistance. The team will work hard to make your iPhone buying experience the best one yet.

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10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

Review your budget and work out what you can afford and what you can get for that price. Do your research by checking adverts on websites (hint: OLX.in) to get an idea of the market. If you've a specific iPhone model in mind, you can always estimate price on websites.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

There are three kinds of sources for used iPhones: Grey markets, online classified sites, and fixed priced retail shops. Well, each had its own pros and cons.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

If you're looking for a used iPhone, then it that case you should out whether the device is under warranty. Simply enter the serial number at Apple's site to find the current support and service status of the retail unit.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

Before you seal the deal, make sure you check the device in person. Look for scratches and scuffs. Don't feel under pressure to make a quick decision. It's important to check the iPhone thoroughly.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

Test the brightness of the LCD screen. Check for dead pixels or color issues.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

Test the cameras on the front and back. Also, record a video just to make sure whether the camera is working or not.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

If you have spare headphones with microphone and remote, use them to make sure the headphone jack is working.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

If possible, make a call. And, ensure the cell connection and antenna work.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

Ideally, insert your SIM card to make sure the iPhone works on your network. Also, ask the seller whether he got the device from India or from some other country.

10 Things To Keep in Mind When Buying a Secondhand iPhone

When the deal is complete, make sure you have all the other documents including the original retail invoice - and any other important receipt. Make sure you get the manuals.

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