AT&T Selling iPhones for $99
AT&T is currently selling refurbished iPhones on its web site for $50 less than new retail price. Until Dec. 31, the carrier is also offering an extra $50 off, bringing the cost of an iPhone 3G (refurbished, 8 GB) down to $99.
Apple Selling Refurbished iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at Discount
Apple has added refurbished units of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to its online store. Refurbished iPhones are given a new battery, a new outer shell, and are certified by Apple.
Apple Now Selling Unlocked iPhone 6s, 6s Plus
Apple has added the option to purchase SIM-free, unlocked iPhones to its web site. The iPhone 6s (model A1633) and iPhone 6s Plus (model A1634) are compatible with a wide range of LTE networks, including those of AT&T, T-Mobile, and can be used on any GSM network in the U.S.
Samsung Plans to Sell Refurbished Galaxy Note7
Samsung plans to bring back the Galaxy Note7, despite the massive recall that spelled the phone's demise last year. The company will sell refurbished versions of the phone, though Samsung is still determining where via talks with regulatory authorities and carriers.
MetroPCS Opens Up iPhone Sales Nationwide
T-Mobile's prepaid brand, MetroPCS, is now selling the entire range of Apple iPhones at more than 5,000 of its stores around the country. The prepaid carrier first tested iPhone sales at a limited number of stores in Florida.
For new customers only
2) Are these originally "B" stock phones that didn't make it to the finish line?
3) If "no" to the first two questions, how is it they have so many refurbs laying around for resale?
It makes me question the durability of the product.