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What to Look for When Buying a Refurbished iPhone 11

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iPhones are generally pricey devices making them exclusively premium products for a certain niche. Even so, you can bag a decent device and still save cash by either trading in, searching for deals, or buying a refurbished one.

The iPhone 11 has a 6.1-inch LCD display, and the iPhone 11 Pro has a super Retina XDR OLED display of 5.8 inches or 6.5 inches. The model has updated camera hardware and battery. Therefore, it’s a fantastic iPhone model to own, especially at a discount.

The release of the iPhone 13 and competition from Google and Samsung’s alternatives leave Apple with no choice but to offer huge discounts on its older devices. However, deal hunters must be willing to forego the 5G capability or advanced features in newer models.

This article will tell you how to get an iPhone 11 for cheap.

How to Get iPhone 11 for a Lower Price

  1. Trade-in Program 

Apple allows you to trade older devices for a newer one at an absolutely bargain price. For instance, you can turn in your iPhone 8 or the latest model to buy an iPhone 11. But it must be a fairly recent device to be eligible for trade-in at Apple or big carriers like Verizon and AT&T. Therefore, the trade-in program is an excellent opportunity to get an unlocked iPhone 11 at $499.

  1. iPhone Deals 

Verizon: Aside from trade-ins, you can get a free iPhone 11 deal on a site like Verizon now and again. For instance, you can get a free iPhone 11 or 12 under unusual terms, such as where a new line on an unlimited data plan is required. The carrier regularly swaps these promotions, so keep checking the site to catch what is available for grabs. Currently, Verizon offers Apple iPhone 11 at $499.99.

AT&T: The carrier offers you an Apple iPhone 11 at $13 a month when you pick a new unlimited plan. You can save $10 a month when you take this deal. Alternatively, you can pick the latest iPhone model when you trade in your older device. In fact, you can get an iPhone 12 from AT&T at $10 a month even without a trade-in.

Visible: There are smaller carriers with great iPhone 11 deals, such as Visible Wireless, which offers it at $25 per month through its Party Pay feature and a $150 gift card for new subscribers. These new users may be eligible for iPhone 11 purchases when they opt for a completely unlimited data plan.

PreTalkUSA: The firm gives new customers a significant discount when they buy the device and a 20GB prepaid plan. You can visit their site to see the available weekly deals.


  1. Refurbished Unlocked iPhone 11

Some people tend to stigmatize refurb devices, but such phones have a good warranty, and Apple guarantees that they’re in a good working condition. Actually, these refurb devices look and operate like a new iPhone. 

You can get a refurbished iPhone 11 for around 40% less than the cost of a brand new model. The refurbished devices have either the original or a more recent operating system version, genuine part replacements, thorough cleaning and repackaged in a new box with new cables, accessories such as a new outer shell, battery, and one-year warranty.

At the moment, Apple offers an unlocked 512GB iPhone 11 Pro via its official certified refurbished store at $919, which enables you to save up to $280.Also, a refurbished iPhone Pro 256 GB goes for $739, enabling you to save $260. Continue visiting this official store weekly to find the awesome devices Apple offers.


Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo is a stalwart in the tech journalism community, has been chronicling the ever-evolving world of Apple products and innovations for over a decade. As a Senior Author at Apple Gazette, Kokou combines a deep passion for technology with an innate ability to translate complex tech jargon into relatable insights for everyday users.

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