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Is it a good decision to buy refurbished and factory second products online?

Date: 06 Jun 2014    Group: Computers & Smart Devices    Category: Laptops & Tablets   

I am thinking of buying a few gadgets like mobiles and tablets in near future. I was thinking of buying from websites which sell factory seconds, refurbished goods. Will it be a good buying decision? What about warranty and after sales servicing? Would like to hear expert opinion on this.

Are you thinking about buying refurbished products? Learn the pros and cons of buying refurbished computer products and find the points to consider while buying refurbished items online.

Author: Muhammed Aneez    10 Jun 2014      Member Level: Gold     Points : 4  (Rs 4)    Voting Score: 0

Buying refurbished gadgets is a good idea to find products at a cheap rate if they are guaranteeing warranty for those products. Normally there is nothing to worry about, because the products come like fresh pieces without any hardware problems. Even if you face any problems there is nothing to worry about because you device has the warranty. You can experience good after sales service too depending on the company. However purchase from a very reliable shop.

Author: Bhakti Savla    16 Jun 2014      Member Level: Gold     Points : 8  (Rs 8)    Voting Score: 0

Personally, I advise people to avoid buying refurbished products online or even offline. The simple reason being in our quest for saving money, we might end up using a substandard product and even might have to shell out double the amount in future to use that product for a longer period of time. Before buying second-hand products, one can check if there are any discount vouchers or cash back available for new products on any websites online that allow you to save money.

Only if you don't manage to find any good online deal for new products, you need to buy refurbished factory products online. One can buy them from renowned websites / marketplaces. Always pick a seller who has sold tones of such products previously with good reviews. You can check the seller rating and decide which one to buy your products from. Also, please check the warranty offered and also any other hidden terms and conditions to avoid problems later.

Author: Aditya Vyas    21 Jun 2014      Member Level: Silver     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

Do not buy any refurbished product. Any hardware has its own life and after a certain period of time it will not perform as compared to new one. So I will suggest you to buy a new product during festival season. As most of the website give you discount or fabulous offers which is equal to the price of the refurbished product.

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