Apple Store vs. Adorama

Ready, Set, Go! Compare between these two refurbishers.

Summary
  • Manufacturer refurbished.
  • Each device goes through a rigorous 50 point inspection.
  • All of the Apple devices are securely erased, loaded with a fresh operating system.
  • Professionally tested by in-house certified technicians.
  • More than a camera store, Adorama is a one stop destination to help you capture, enjoy and share life’s moments
  • Great deals on new Apple products offers
Refurbished products
New Products
Warranty 1 year
Eligible for AppleCare+
1 year
Openboxes and Used product have 90-day warranty
Return Policy 2 weeks 1 month
Shipping Free Free
Orders must be greater than $49 to qualify, and must be shipping within the *contiguous 48 U.S. states*.
Store pickup
International Shipping us Ships to United States by default
You can ship US products to your country, tax-free, with My US »
true
Installment Payments

Interest-free through Apple Card

true

Payment Methods

Apple Pay, Apple Card, PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, UnionPay, Apple Gift card

VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover, Paypal, Apple Pay, Adorama Edge Credit Card, FlexShopper

Student Discount

Education discounts cannot be applied to refurbished products, but only to new products. (Link)

N/A

Sales tax policy
Battery Condition Refurbished iOS devices will come with new battery and outer shell
Included Accessories Every device will come with all original accessories, cables and operating systems
Excellent Condition (Grade A)

You will receive a “like new” device with genuine Apple replacement parts that has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. Refurbished iOS devices will come with new battery and outer shell.

N/A

Parent Company Apple, Inc Adorama Camera, Inc
Headquarters Location usCupertino, CA, US usNew York, NY
Incorporation Year 1976 1974
Support
Social Media
Reviews
A- rating
Better Business Bureau | Report
Trustpilot: 1.6 out of 5 | out of
Reseller Ratings: 1 out of 5 | out of
Review page on Adorama | Link
A rating (Accredited in 1992)
Better Business Bureau | Report
Trustpilot: 3.5 out of 5 | out of
Reseller Ratings: 2.19 out of 5 | out of
Listing Date on RefurbMe September 2007 September 2020