Are you interested in getting a new smartphone, but you're not quite sure whether it should be a new or used device? In fact, with iPhones and Co. Save a lot of money by choosing a used device. You also ensure less electronic waste and also do something good for the environment! For us at Janado, the recycling of used smartphones is a matter of the heart. In the following blog we have summarized the most important information for you.
When is it worth buying a used Smartphone?
Tthe latest smartphones from popular manufacturers such as Apple or Samsung regularly spark enunprecedented hype , but compared to the previous model, it usually doesn't offer as manye more new functions. How? After all, the iPhone was the prototype for wireless head raisers and face ID and the high-resolution camera also have countless new ones for a reason Win over fans. But can you say without pondering for a long time what the differences are between the iPhone 11 and the iPhone 12 or iPhone 13? The most noticeable change is with this manufacturer on the back. Here sometimes 2 and sometimes 3 cameras alternate in their positions.
The iPhone 11 is the model that has seen the most changes. Here the “Jack”, i.e. the headphone jack, , was media effective and wireless AirPod headphones came in its place. If that's not particularly important to you, you can definitely go for previous generations and still enjoy top camera quality, smooth running apps and intuitive operation - and a lot of G at the same time Save a lot! With other smartphones, the price ranges often differ more clearly than the newer editions from the older ones.
Why is it important to buy from trusted retailers?
Anyone who buys a smartphone naturally wants to keep it for a longer period of time and use it without bugs or defects. What is self-evident with brand new, welded devices, must first be properly checked for refurbished devices. Both you as the buyer and the seller are responsible here. Ideally, the seller is honest and he or she will tell you exactly whether the smartphoneworks perfectly. But what if the sellers don't know exactly whether there are hardware or software problems with the smartphone in question? After all, not all of us are IT masterminds!
With trustworthy dealers you can be sure that the smartphone you are selling isby professionals its functionality and flawlessness has been checked. As a bonus, trustworthy manufacturers usually even offer a warranty. Sounds good, right?
If you like to shop from the comfort of your own couch, you can easily shop from trustworthy retailers with an online profile from home, select the used smartphone you want and have it conveniently delivered to a desired address. At Janado you enjoy free shipping throughout Germany.
Buying a used cell phone – what should you pay attention to?
So you've decided to get a used smartphone and thus do something good for the environment, but also for your wallet? Congratulations! Now it's time to get down to business - how do you make sure that the used smartphone is worth the money and you'll be able to enjoy it for a long time become?
Check the exterior of the phone for damage
First the basics. Check the device for damage to the housing. This particularly includes scratches on the screen, which are often obvious at first glance. However, you should pay attention to the smaller, often unnoticed jumps! Even minor shocks can cause them to expand and ultimately lead to a splintering display. If you are shown the Smartphone in a protective case, first remove the case and examine the case.
Smartphones are often provided with tempered glass for protection. You should also remove that when checking. Then check, using a magnifying glass, whether the back of the camera is scratched. In fact, there are occasionally small damages that are not initially noticeable when using the camera, but can certainly affect the focus or zoom.
Check connection settings, camera, etc.
If you have thoroughly examined the appearance of the device and find that the device is pretty enough for you , let's get down to business. Now you should turn on the device and first check whether there are no problems with the Wi-Fi can be connected. At the same time, check the Bluetooth connection and the GPS system by opening Maps. If you have an iPhone without a headphone jack, you should now also check whether the pairing to AirPods is successful.
You should also briefly check the fingerprint sensor. This allows loading apps and unlocking the screen. You can now also check whether water has entered the device, which could cause moisture damage. iPhones display a liquid warning that opens after switching on. If no warning is displayed, you can assume that there is no water damage.
Check iPhone-specific features
Anyone who buys an iPhone naturally also wants to use the Apple-specific functions. You should check this in the next step. To do this, you should first connect the smartphone to your laptop using a cable. The iTunes Finder should now appear, allowing you to move files back and forth. Now check if all old files have been removed from iPhone and try to log in with your Apple ID. If you don't have your own ID yet, you can create one now. The iPhone should also be SIM-free so that you can use your own number. From iOS 11.3 you can also see battery status on iPhone.
Conclusion – How to get a used Smartphone
By purchasing a used smartphone you can save money and reduce electronic waste. At Janado you can refurbished smartphones of various types without any worries Buy for generations and enjoy reliable all-round service. You can conveniently choose your desired smartphone online and have it delivered to your home for free throughout Germany. Your new refurbished Smartphone has been professionally and thoroughly tested, with the device You can test it at home for 30 days. At Janado we have high demands on our devices. For this reason, we also offer you a full year warranty on every smartphone you purchase.