This company sells gorgeous custom iPhones for less than Apple

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They look even better in real life.
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Buying a refurbished iPhone is a great way to save a pretty penny, and now there’s another reason why you should consider avoiding the Apple Store.

One French company is selling rebuilt models that have been painted in pretty colors as part of its “Better Then Refurbished” program. They’re gorgeous, and they cost a lot less.

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.

Apple is now selling its latest MacBook Pro at a discount

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Online Apple store is now selling refurbished 2017 MacBook Pros.
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Apple has updated its online Apple store to start offering refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar, marking the first time this year’s Touch Bar-equipped models have been available to buy refurbished. The laptops were first launched back in June.

Buy a refurbished Apple Pencil to save a few bucks

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Apple Pencil can't beat a mouse at many things.
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Apple has begun selling refurbished models of the Apple Pencil at a discount. iPad Pro owners in the United States can save a pretty penny when picking up the best stylus available for their tablet — but it’s still not the most affordable.

Apple renews bid to sell refurbished iPhones in India

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Apple wants to grow its brand in India.
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Apple wants the right to import and sell refurbished iPhones in India, according to a new report.

The company previously tried to roll out a similar scheme, only to have it squashed by a consortium of local smartphone OEM rivals. This time, however, Apple has the bargaining chip that it plans to manufacture iPhones in India working in its favor.

Apple starts selling refurbished Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2

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Save up to 16 percent on the new Apple Watch.
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Apple is now selling refurbished Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2 models.

These devices aren’t outdated: They debuted back in September, when they got unveiled alongside the iPhone 7. You can find them cheaper if you buy them second-hand on eBay or Craigslist, but refurbished units from Apple offer a number of advantages.

Apple now sells refurbished 9.7-inch iPad Pro

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Save up to $140 on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro by buying refurbished.
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Apple has started selling refurbished models of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, eight months after the device made its official debut.

Prices start at $509 for a 32GB Wi-Fi model — $90 less than the price of a brand new device — while more expensive options can save you up to $140.