Refurbished electronics meaning
A refurbished items are pre-owned or open boxed products that's been, cleaned and repaired by our professional team. For computers and mobile devices, these products also have their data wiped and drives restored to the factory settings. Products work as new, the only difference, is their appearance and possible blemishes. We grade all of our refurbished electronics so it is easier for you to make a decision while buying. All grading explained below:
Products are brand new sealed in original packaging, 6-12 months warrantyNew other
Items are in as new condition but seal has been broken, 6-12 months warrantyExcellent
No marks or scratches and the exterior looks new. For tech the screen is scratch-free. The device is in full working order. Tested by a Qualified Technician, 6-12 MonthsVery Good
Minimal usage with very light marks or scratches on the exterior. The device is in full working order
Tested by a Qualified Technician, 6-12 Months WarrantyFair
Typical usage with light marks or scratches on the exterior. For tech the screen is fully working but may have scratches. The device is in full working order
Tested by a Qualified Technician, 6-12 Months WarrantyCosmetically challenged
Clear signs of use with visible markings and scratches on the exterior. For tech, the screen is fully working but may have scratches. The device is in full working order
Tested by a Qualified Technician, 6-12 Months Warranty
Is it good to buy refurbished?
If you care about getting the best value for a lower price then refurbished is a way for you. Getting high-quality products that (in most cases) look and perform just like new with a massive discount, sounds like a real deal. Buying refurbished electronics makes it easier to keep up with the latest technology. By buying refurbished items you also do a great thing for mother earth. For example, refurbished phones not only reduce the need to dig the earth for new metals but they also have a much lower carbon footprint. In fact, a single refurbished phone emits 91% less CO2 than a new smartphone. Go refurbished go green.
What is the downside to refurbished?
Many say that the downside of buying refurbished electronics is the warranty. Most certified refurbishing companies offer a 90-day warranty only. With Student Computers, you get 6-12 months on all of our products so you don't have to worry. What's more, all products go through a rigorous testing process before they're approved for resale again.
Refurbished electronics near me
Our store is located in Stourbridge UK. Shopping for refurbished electronics near you can save you time and money. We offer a wide variety of refurbished electronics including computers, tablets, cell phones and more.