Gazelle vs. Apple Store

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

  • 30-point quality inspection.
  • Easy 30-day returns.
  • A great deal on gently used device.
  • No contracts or strings attached
  • 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.
Refurbished products
New Products
Warranty 1 month
A year warranty coverage is possible for an extra
1 year
Eligible for AppleCare+
Return Policy 1 month 2 weeks
Shipping Free
Free Shipping to the lower 48 States
Shipping costs are calculated and displayed before you complete your order on the Apple Online Store.
Store pickup
International Shipping us Ships to United States by default
You can ship US products to your country, tax-free, with My US »
Installment Payments

Possible with Affirm starting at 0% APR

Interest-free through Apple Card

Payment Methods

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, PayPal, Affirm

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

Student Discount


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


Submit a request (Link)


Battery Condition Above 80% capacity Refurbished iOS devices will come with new battery and outer shell
Included Accessories Only a compatible charger is included Every device will come with all original accessories, cables and operating systems
Excellent Condition (Grade A)

• Excellent: The best condition Gazelle has to offer. The screen and body of the device are in excellent condition.

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: The screens of these devices are in very good condition. There are light scuffs or nicks that do not affect the functionality of the phone.


Fair Condition (Grade C)

• Fair: The screens of these devices are in good condition. There is some wear and tear that does not affect the functionnality of the phone.


Parent Company ecoATM, LLC Apple, Inc
Headquarters Location usSan Diego, CA usCupertino, CA, US
Incorporation Year 2007 1976
1-800-429-3553 (6am - 5pm PT Everyday)
Social Media
Review page on Gazelle | Link
Listing Date on RefurbMe August 2016 September 2007