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Phonebot: Best deals on Apple iPhone 11 in Australia


An array of quality refurbished devices. like iPhone 11s, await at Phonebot.
An array of quality refurbished devices, like iPhone 11s, await at Phonebot.
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This refurbished device post is presented by Australia-based reseller Phonebot.

Every year, millions of people around the world flock to stores and wait online for the biggest sales events of the year: end of financial year sales, Boxing Day deals and Black Friday. These beloved events have become synonymous with massive discounts. Retailers everywhere offer attractive sale prices on electronics, smartphones and a ton of other products.

For many retailers, the focus these days tends to be on electronics. So if you are in the market for a new smartphone, these sales events are an optimal time to get one. You can count on seeing some significant discounts on the latest refurbished Android and iPhone models in different storage options.

Score a refurbished iPad for a fraction of the original price


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Save massively on four models of refurbished Apple tablets, from iPad 2 to iPad Pro.
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The iPad brought us into a Star Trek reality of slim, sleek tablet computers. After 10 years, Apple tablets still feel futuristic. And with a refurbished model, you can get all the enjoyment at a fraction of the original price.

If you’re looking for an iPad but working with a budget, look no further.

Apple’s reseller deal with Amazon draws FTC scrutiny


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An Apple-Amazon deal may have hurt sellers of refurbished, discounted products.
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The Federal Trade Commission is investigating a business deal between Amazon and Apple that may have hurt several independent sellers of refurbished Apple products.

Apple struck a deal last year to sell products on Amazon as a way to combat counterfeits and block dubious sellers.

Get a certified refurbished iMac for $800 off the MSRP [Deals]


Don't break the bank with this 21.5-inch refurb Apple iMac.
This 21.5-inch refurb iMac won't break the bank.
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Macs are remarkably future-proof. After years of use, assuming they’ve been well cared for, they can still hang with the latest in the line. And if you refurbish them, there’s no telling how long their useful life can be, so getting a refurb is a great way to score a solid machine at a crazy-low price.

Take this certified refurbished 2011 iMac, right now, you can get one for just $379.

Back Market gives another option to save on refurbished iPhones


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Get an iPhone 7 Plus 128GB refurbished by Back Market for $395. That’s about half the original price.
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Back Market, a marketplace dedicated to pre-owned electronics, is now offering a range of iPhone models refurbished by Apple. Before going to Back Market, Apple checks over these units and always replaces some of the components that typically wear out.

In addition, this reseller refurbishes iPhones itself, just not as thoroughly. These sell for considerably less, however.

Get a MacBook Air for as little as $399 [Deals]


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Can you handle a deal this hot? Save big on a refurb MacBook Air.
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MyPhones Unlimited, the company behind our successful iPhone buyback program, is offering Cult of Mac readers $50 off refurbished MacBook Airs. These laptops come in the original box with the original Apple charger. Each refurbished laptop undergoes a thorough 30-point inspection and comes with a 60-day warranty with hassle-free returns.

These lightweight Mac laptops start at just $399 with the discount. Best Buy is currently offering the very same refurbished MacBook Air for $689, so these prices are a steal. So, if you’ve been waiting for a hot deal, this is it. Use coupon code “CULT” and grab a refurbished 11-inch MacBook Air before they sell out.