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Things to look out for when buying a used iPhone

Apple is known for the quality of materials it produces. Even though there are multiple competitors, Apple has still managed to stay ahead of them somehow. And like they say — “Great people don’t do different things, they do things differently”. Apple puts a lot of thought and precision into their devices which is why even if you are buying a used iPhone, it still gives the performance of a new one.

Nevertheless, there are a couple of things you could look out for while buying a used one. Here are some of the points.

  1. Liquid Damage indicator: iPhones have an indicator inside the SIM card tray which tells you if the device had any liquid damage. The indicator will show Red color if it had any. This is important because even if the iPhone you are going to buy is under warranty, Apple doesn’t cover liquid damages.

Most of the people out there go for a second-hand iPhone because of the build quality and because the fresh one is ridiculously expensive. This is evident from the resale value. Apple maintains refurbished sale place with very little difference in prices. Even on Cashify, you will see old iPhones still give a really nice value on selling them. Compare them with Android phones and you will know the difference.

A word of advice, please be careful when buying from websites like Olx. There are a lot of fake products being sold and that too with multiple ads of the same device with different details.

Do write in comments about your experience or something else that can be added to the list.

Hope you find one soon!



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