Best Buy Sells Refurbished iPhones At $50 Discount

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Responding to economic reality, Best Buy has begun selling refurbished iPhone 3Gs with a $50 discount, the electronics giant announced Tuesday.

A refurbished 8GB iPhone 3G returned a month after purchase will cost Apple fans $149, rather than $199 when bought new. A refurbished 16 GB Apple handset is priced at $249, rather than the original $299.

Owners of first-generation iPhones can also use the offer to upgrade to faster 3G versions, Best Buy told Reuters.


Although Best Buy denied it was responding to recent iPhone discounts by competitors, discount chain Wal-Mart sells the 8GB iPhone 3G for $197 and the 16GB model for $297 — slightly below Apple’s suggested retail price.

AT&T has also begun selling refurbished iPhones online.

2 responses to “Best Buy Sells Refurbished iPhones At $50 Discount”

  1. Chuck says:

    I bought a refurb’d 8gb iPhone direct from AT&T for $99 (It should get here today). Back after Christmas I took a link over to AT&T to look at their $149 refurb special, and saw that they were selling them for an extra $50 off until Dec 31st. So I pounced on that. and should finally have myself an iPhone….