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Google quietly starts selling certified refurbished devices

Google quietly starts selling certified refurbished devices
Google recently started to sell certified refurbished devices through its online store. The good news is customers can now purchase certain products much cheaper than usual, but the bad news is Google hasn't included any phones in its offering.

Spotted by the folks over at AndroidPolice, the “refurbished devices” section contains just two items for the time being: Pixelbooks and Google WiFi 3-Packs. Each product is available in limited quantities, but the prices aren't as good as you might expect.

For example, the Pixelbook with i5 processor and 128GB is available for purchase for $749, although the device was on sale many times before for as low as $600. On the other hand, the Google WiFi 3-Pack can be had for just $179, a much better deal considering the pack typically sells for $260.

The refurbished devices page doesn't seem to be live anywhere else but the United States. Even though you might see a “refurbished” link on the Google Store in other countries, clicking it will redirect you to the home page.

It's hard to say whether Google plans to populate the page with more refurbished products or this is just a one time deal. In any case, we'd love to see some Pixel phones listed as well, so we'll keep an eye out on the Google Store.

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