Back Market vs. Apple Store
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Eligible for AppleCare+
No restocking fees
Free shipping to 48 contiguous United States
Shipping costs are calculated and displayed before you complete your order on the Apple Online Store.
|International Shipping|| Ships to United States by default
You can ship US products to your country, tax-free, with My US »
Possible with Affirm starting at 0% APR
Interest-free through Apple Card
Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, PayPal
Apple Pay, Apple Card, PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, UnionPay, Apple Gift card
5% off for college students (Link)
Education discounts cannot be applied to refurbished products, but only to new products. (Link)
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|Battery Condition||Above 80% capacity||Refurbished iOS devices will come with new battery and outer shell|
|Included Accessories||Both OEM and compatible available depending on seller||Every device will come with all original accessories, cables and operating systems|
|Excellent Condition (Grade A)|
• Excellent: Appearance is Like new. The body may have very light micro-scratches, invisible at a distance of 8 inches (a bit longer than a standard sized pencil) or more. For products with screens, the screen will have no scratches. Durability scores are high, and chances of encountering technical issues are very small.
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.
|Good Condition (Grade B)|
• Good: Light signs of wear. The body may have light micro-scratches, invisible at a distance of 20 inches (about an arm’s length) or more. For products with screens, the screen will have no scratches. Durability scores are above average, and chances of encountering technical issues are small.
|Fair Condition (Grade C)|
• Fair: Have signs of wear. The body may have a few visible scratches and dents that do not affect performance. For products with screens, the screen may have light scratches, invisible when the screen is on. Durability scores are average, and still correspond with the quality levels required by Back Market's quality charter.
|Parent Company||Back Market, Inc.||Apple, Inc|
|Headquarters Location||Brooklyn, NY||Cupertino, CA, US|
Review page on Back Market | Link
|Listing Date on RefurbMe||July 2018||September 2007|