How much can you save on the refurbished iPhone 12 series one year after launch?

Tuesday, 12th October, 2021 - 16:35

Looking for a new refurbished Apple iPhone 12? We know that iPhones don’t come cheap, and we know our customers are on a tight budget, so with that in mind we are able to help you save up to £199.99* on the popular iPhone 12 series one year after launch – this includes the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. 

What are the benefits of buying a refurbished iPhone 12?

It’s no surprise the iPhone 12 price has fallen since its launch in October 2020. However, we know how to save even more money and still get great value. Are you wondering, how is it possible? Read further.

Buying a refurbished or used iPhone may have a stigma attached, but when purchasing from a reliable and verified seller, it is a great option which helps you to save money. We at 4gadgets pride ourselves on the quality of refurbished phones we sell and deliver to our customers. Our second-hand iPhone 12 series includes 4 handsets consisting of iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max – each with their own benefits and drawbacks. Every variation of our refurbished iPhone 12 series also come in different colours, storage capacities and grades to help you choose the phone that perfectly matches your needs.

How much can I save on the various models?

iPhone 12

iPhone 12 remains of good value with solid technical specifications. It comes in a 6.1-inch size and Super Retina XDR OLED displays, 5G connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 6.0, an A14 chip, improved cameras, and MagSafe. In contrast to Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 measuring 6.7 inches, the iPhone 12 is 9% smaller and 26 grams lighter. The iPhone 12 also offers better photo and video recording camera quality. However, it’s fair to mention that the battery life is slightly worse compared to Samsung's Galaxy Note 20. The iPhone 12 flat edges differ from the rounded edges of prior models and look like the iPad Pro. Apple also improved its front side protection by a ceramic shield infused with nano-ceramics which offers 4x better drop performance than the standard cover glass of previous models.

Price of iPhone 12 on Apple.com – £679   

Price of iPhone 12 on 4gadgets.com – £569

SAVED 16% (Comparison based on 64gb version in pristine condition)

iPhone 12 Mini

If you fancy smaller phones, you can consider buying a 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini instead, which is technically identical to iPhone 12 aside from the screen size and battery life. Both iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini have aluminium and glass designs in contrast to iPhone 12 Pro phones which come in stainless steel body. Another major difference between iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 pro series is in variety of colours. While iPhone 12 series come in blue, green, red, white, black, and purple iPhone 12 Pro series comes in more prominent silver, graphite, gold, and a new pacific blue colour.

Price of iPhone 12 Mini on Apple.com – £579 

Price of iPhone 12 Mini on 4gadgets.com – £429

SAVED 26% (Comparison based on 64gb version in pristine condition)

Iphone 12 Pro

Although iPhone 12 Pro features the same 6.1-inch size as regular iPhone 12, it is slightly heavier due to its more premium stainless-steel design. However, this stainless finish along with the colour differences are pretty much the only design differences between regular iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. The phone runs on the same 14 Bionic chip and features a 16-core neural engine as iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Max which is 80% performance boost over its predecessor iPhone 11 series. The iPhone 12 Pro has one of the best cameras on any current smartphones with 12mega pixels wide lens, an ultra-wide lens and telephoto lens for varying angles. Although iPhone 12 Pro is slightly more expensive option than regular iPhone 12, it comes with more RAM which will help if you are big on mobile gaming.

Price of iPhone 12 Pro on Apple.com – £949

Price of iPhone 12 Pro on 4gadgets.com – £749.99

SAVED 21% (Comparison based on 256gb version in pristine condition)

iPhone 12 Pro Max

A huge 6.7 inches display with 2778 x 1284 resolution puts iPhone12 Pro Max to the number 1 spot for the biggest iPhone display yet. However, the size is the only significant external difference that set it apart of iPhone 12 pro. The phone weighs 228g which is more than iPhone 12 pro or iPhone 12 series. iPhone 12 Pro Max also comes with extended battery life allowing up to 20 hours of video playback which is 3 extra hours in comparison to iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12. There are a couple of differences between iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max when it comes to camera. First and foremost, is a 47% larger image sensor for the main wide camera on the iPhone 12 Pro Max. This explains the reason the Max’s camera module is noticeably bigger, but it also has the simple benefit of letting in way some more light than its little sibling which make an iPhone 12 Pro Max a low light king.

Price of iPhone 12 Pro Max on Apple.com – £949

Price of iPhone 12 Pro Max on 4gadgets.com – £749.99

SAVED 21% (Comparison based on 256gb in pristine condition)

iPhone 12 series round up

Frankly, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are cut from the same cloth so your choice will depend on the size of the phones you like. Obviously, if you are fan of larger models, iPhone 12 will be your pick. This applies to iPhone 12 Pro series as well where size is the most significant external difference between iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Despite the performance similarities, iPhone 12 Pro Max is slightly better when it comes to camera and battery life. This is a simplified conclusion that can be drawn from our comparison, so if you are considering buying one of the phones we have discussed, 4gadgets will help you to save money and get you the best quality second-hand apple phone.

Buy your favourite iPhone 12 today.

*Save up to £199.99 on our Apple iPhone 12 Pro or Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max comparing pristine models and in 256GB.  Other iPhone comparisons listed per product.  Further savings are available by choosing a different grade on www.4gadgets.co.uk.  Prices correct as of 12.10.2021.

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