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Refurbished Mobile Phone Deals - Phones at a great reduced price!

Compare the best refurbished mobile phones deals on the market. Choose a refurbished phone from a wide range of manufacturers including Apple, Samsung, Huawei, HTC, Sony and Microsoft.

We have the largest selection of refurbished mobile phone deals available in the UK, including the refurbished Apple iPhone X or Apple iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S9 or 9 Plus, Goolge Pixel 2 or 2 XL or any of the latest Sony Xperia mobile phones, all at great prices.

Refurbished mobile phones can also know as 'Refurbs', 'good as new' or 'as new phones'. They can also be graded, Grade A, Grade B, Grade C or Grade D. To understand how each network either grades or names their refurbsihed phones see our Refurbished Phones FAQs

All our refurbished mobile phone deals are Grade-A handsets

Refurbished Mobile Phone FAQs

OK, so it depends upon which network you are dealing with, as all of them have a slightly different interpritation of 'What is reconditioned'. They could be graded as in O2's case, they could have no damage or different levels of damage. They could be called 'Good As New' or just 'Refurb'

However we have put together a substantial list of what you can expect from each network when purchasing a refurbished mobile phone.

You get a device that can be as good as new but with a great savings. You can get the similar warranty to the one you'd get with a brand new device. Depending upon which network you choose, you're refurbished device can be in pristine condition. You can expect a cheaper monthly cost, or less to pay up front, and still get the latest mobile phone in your pocket without the usual price-tag.

O2 has 3 grades of refurbished phones, Grade-A, Grade-B and Grade-C. All of O2 refurbs are delivered in an O2 branded box, so don’t come with the original packaging, and don’t include a charger, headset, sim pin or user guide. If you need a user guide, you can can find it on the manufacturer's website.

O2 Grade-A (Perfect) are refurbished devices that have been returned within the 14 day cooling off period. They really are as good as new.

  • They look as good as new
  • They have no scratches or scuffs
  • They come with the latest operating system
  • They are security wiped, with no content or contacts
  • They come in an O2 branded box, not in original packaging
  • They have a 12 Month Warranty

O2 Grade-B (Almost Perfect) O2's Almost Perfect devices are devices that have been returned within the 14 day cooling off period or 12 month warranty period.

  • They have no scratches on screen
  • They come with the latest operating system
  • They are security wiped, with no content or contacts
  • There are no superficial scratches/scuffs on the back or sides
  • They may containe chips up to 2mm long
  • They have a maximum of five blemishes
  • They come in an O2 branded box, not in original packaging.
  • They have a 12 Month Warranty

O2 Grade-C (Perfectly Fine) O2's Perfectly Fine devices are devices which have been returned within the 14 day cooling off period or 12 month warranty period.

  • They have superficial scratches on the back, side and screen
  • They have no cracks on the screen
  • They have no more than 5 deep scratches or chips of up to 2mm in length
  • They are security wiped with no content or contacts
  • They come with the latest operating system
  • They come in an O2 branded box, not in original packaging
  • They have a 6 months warranty

Vodafone's devices are (Nearly New Phones - Grade-A) bought new and returned to them within 30 days, they are checked, tested and re-packaged in a Vodafone-branded box before being sold as Nearly New. They're not faulty or damaged - they just weren't what the original buyer wanted. So you can make great savings and still get the phone you want.

  • They are in pristine condition are re-stocked as Nearly New
  • They come complete with a USB charging cable and a SIM PIN (if required)
  • Vodafone don't refurbish, recondition or repair any faulty or damaged devices for re-sale

EE's devices are (Good As New - Grade-A) returned to EE within the standard 14 day cooling off period, simply because customers have changed their minds. They have never been in for a repair for a known fault, that's so much better than a refurbished phone. They even have to pass a rigorous quality control test before EE sell them to you. Best of all, they also come with a 12 month warranty.

EE's Good As New devices are in such amazing condition that you probably wouldn't be able to tell them apart from brand new ones. EE extensively test, reset and repackage their products and they will only ever re-sell devices that are free from scratches and all other noticeable marks.

What you can expect from an EE refurbished device:

  • They are in great condition - never been for repair for a known fault, that's much better than a refurbished device!
  • They come with a manufacturer's warranty
  • They pass a rigorous quality control test

Most of iD Mobile's refurbished stock is due to change-of-mind returns, where a customer has sent the phone back during their cooling off period. Returned items cannot be sold as new, so iD Mobile offer these as refurbs. Occasionally of course, handsets may be returned to iD Mobile due to a slight manufacturer's fault. In these cases the phones will be repaired in-house by their approved technicians, then inspected by fully qualified engineers who carry out extensive checks and tests until all faults are fixed.

If a handset is returned due to a fault, it will only be sold as a refurbished once the engineers are satisfied that any issues have been fully repaired. iD Mobile have the highest grading process on the market, as we ensure that all refurbished stock is Grade-A rated. This means that the item is 'Good As New', and they don't offer handsets for sale that are rated any lower. This gives you peace of mind that your refurbished smartphone will reach you in immaculate working condition.

  • They may come in plain white packaging (although sometimes it'll be delivered in the original box, depending on its condition).
  • You can be guaranteed to receive a charger.
  • They are subject to the same warranty as brand new handsets.