Apple's classic iPhone SE is on sale at a lower than ever price in refurbished condition

Apple's classic iPhone SE is on sale at a lower than ever price in refurbished condition
The almost mythical second-generation iPhone SE is pretty much guaranteed to happen at last sometime in early 2020, but with a substantial screen size increase and a performance leap from the ancient Apple A9 processor all the way up to the A13 Bionic also powering the iPhone 11 family, we're certainly not looking at the ultra-affordable option many folks have been dreaming about these past couple of years.

Thus, instead of waiting and being disappointed by the price point of the long overdue iPhone SE 2, bargain hunters should probably turn their attention to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, which have technically been discontinued but are still available on the clearance section of Apple's official US e-store. If you want to spend even less than 400 bucks and don't have a problem picking up a refurbished device with a "moderate level of wear & tear", Woot is also offering some killer deals on the original iPhone SE model.

The 2016-released 4-inch handset can be purchased for as little as $84.99 today only, which is even lower than what the e-tailer charged last time when it sold the iPhone SE at a massive discount. 85 bucks will of course buy you an entry-level 16GB storage variant in one of three colors (gold, rose gold, or space gray), while an extra $10 is enough to bump up the local digital hoarding room to 32 gigs and also add a silver paint job to the available palette. 

Finally, the iPhone SE can be yours with 64GB internal storage space as well if you're willing to cough up a grand total of $104.99 and choose from three hues: gold, rose gold, and space gray. All three configurations come with GSM support only for carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, as well as a 90-day seller warranty. The aforementioned "moderate level of wear & tear" will include "scratches, dents, and dings", but outside of their physical appearance, the handsets on sale today at crazy low prices are guaranteed to be in "full working condition" after rigorous testing.

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2. sgodsell

Posts: 7428; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

That is definitely a bad buy for a refurbished SE. You can buy a brand new Android smartphone with more storage, better display, more ram, and a better camera for roughly the same price or less, and get a year warranty to boot. Plus it will have a new battery. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that this SE isn't a good deal.

3. TBomb

Posts: 1560; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

RAM is such a bad argument when talking about value. I'm on the same side as you with it being a bad deal - you can't trade the SE in anywhere and get anything back, so it's a no go for me - but using RAM to justify something being better is like saying that a phone is better value because it has a longer charging cord in the box. RAM is fairly trivial and a tablestakes argument... most of the time. Personal opinion

4. Jrod99

Posts: 757; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Good enough phone for many. Smoother then a lot of budget Androids.

5. sgodsell

Posts: 7428; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Lol, let's compare the SE with an A9 SoC that came out in 2015 with 16 GB of storage. You can buy a budget Android smartphone with more expandable storage (32 GB), more ram, better cameras, and a better display, and better warranty for around $100. Only a die hard Apple zealot would waste their money on that SE junk.

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