Amazon vs. Back Market
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1 year warranty under Renewed Premium package. New products have the standard 1-year manufacturer warranty.
Amazon Renewed products can be returned within 90 days of receipt of shipment, and qualify for free return shipping. If your return is not the result of an Amazon error, or defective, Amazon will not refund the original shipping fees. Products sold by third-party sellers, follow the standard 30-day Amazon return policy.
No restocking fees
Free shipping for orders over $25. Most of the products are eligible for Amazon Prime.
Free shipping to 48 contiguous United States
|International Shipping||true|| Ships to United States by default
You can ship US products to your country, tax-free, with My US »
VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Dinners Club, Discover, JCB, Union Pay, US based personal checking account
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, PayPal
5% off for college students (Link)
|Sales tax policy|
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|Battery Condition||Minimum 80% battery life||Above 85% capacity|
|Included Accessories||Compatible MFi Certified charger and cable. No headphones.||Both OEM and compatible available depending on seller|
|Excellent Condition (Grade A)|
• Renewed Premium: Products are shipped and sold by Amazon and have been certified to work and look like new. They have an increased battery life (min 90% battery capacity) and come with an Amazon-branded box and generic accessories which are in brand new condition. Renewed Premium products are not Apple certified but come with a one-year full satisfaction guarantee.
• Mint: No scratches, exterior looks new. For smartphones and tablets: the screen is intact and without scratches.
|Good Condition (Grade B)|
• Renewed: Product works and looks like new. Backed by the 90-day Amazon Renewed Guarantee. Product will have a battery which exceeds 80% capacity relative to new
• Good: Light scratches on the exterior visible from more than 8 inches away. For smartphones and tablets: the screen is intact and without scratches.
|Fair Condition (Grade C)|
• Fair: Light but visible scratches on the exterior. For smartphones and tablets: the screen may have small scratches, invisible when the device is on.
|Parent Company||Amazon.com, Inc||Back Market, Inc.|
|Headquarters Location||Seattle, WA||Brooklyn, NY|
Trustpilot: 3.2 out of 5 | out of
Reseller Ratings: 1.2 out of 5 | out of
Review page on Back Market | Link
A+ rating (Accredited in 2018)
Better Business Bureau | Report
Trustpilot: 4.7 out of 5 | out of
Reseller Ratings: 1 out of 5 | out of
|Listing Date on RefurbMe||February 2017||July 2018|