Buying Refurbished Cell Phones Saves Money

CellphoneMoneyIn previous articles we’ve talked about why refurbished cell phones are basically brand new, about how buying refurbished is good for the environment, and about how buying refurbished cell phones is a great way to save money, but we’ve never really gone through the actual figures. Below is a break down of what some of the most popular phones on the market cost if you were to buy them in a store compared to what you can get them for by purchasing refurbished. When you actually run the numbers, the average savings are over 50%.

 

New                            Refurbished

Blackberrys

Curve 8310                                     $349.95                        $188.95

Curve 8330                                     $679.99                        $229.89

7100i                                                $379.99                        $39.95

8830 World                                    $549.99                        $119.99

8703e                                               $349.99                        $48.99

7130e                                                $379.99                        $28.99

Pearl 8130                                       $399.99                        $109.99

Flip 8230                                         $679.99                        $174.99

Motorola

Q9c                                                    $499.99                        $129.99

Q                                                        $419.99                        $44.95

LG

Glimmer                                           $549.95                        $139.95

VX8300                                           $199.99                        $69.99

Samsung

Blackjack                                        $499.99                        $89.99

SPH-i830                                       $479.99                        $99.95

HTC

Mogul                                             $649.99                        $139.95

Dash                                                $399.99                        $114.99

T-Mobile

Sidekick LX                                    $399.99                        $129.99

Palm

Treo 650                                         $399.99                        $65.99

Treo 700w                                     $699.99                        $75.99



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