Amazon India tries to add new features on the website and try to stay on top of other major E-commerce websites.
Amazon India recently launched Used book store and Amazon Prime service in India.
Now Amazon.in take on more step to start selling refurbished mobile phone . Yes, Amazon launched a used and refurbished mobile phone store. The price of Amazon refurbished smartphones is 25 percent less than actual device cost.
In Amazon refurbished store amazon also start selling refurbished laptops and Tablets.
Refurbished means defective item repair by manufacturer and puts them back in the market
It’s good for those customers who want use latest smartphone but don’t have sufficient budget, some of those people start searching used phone on a website like Olx, Quikr.
sometimes they get a good deal or cheated due to don’t have proper monetization on buying and selling of used smartphones.
According to mashable ,”Over seven million refurbished smartphones were sold in India last year.”
amazon is one of the major player in selling used and refurbished product in the international market,
Few year ago people hesitate to buy a product online. this buying behavior slowly changes due to E-commerce company providing good service to their customers. Buying refurbished products is also risky task but now people can buy refurbished products from leading e-eCommerce website without any hesitation,
Amazon divide refurbished smartphone in 3 category – Like-new, good, and acceptable.
Smartphone don’t have any visible dents and scratches and having all accessories it comes under ‘Like-new’ category
‘Good’ phones have slight dents and scratches, and in fully working condition , and might come with some accessories.
The ‘acceptable’ category apply when smartphones have visible dents and scratches, or have a cracked display, and may not come with factory packaging and accessories.
On all refurbished smartphones Amazon is providing six months manufacturer warranty.
Other process of delivery and shipping of a product is similar to regular products. The payment mode for this refurbished mobile phone includes cash on delivery (CoD), internet banking, and credit/debit cards.
Point to be considered while buying amazon refurbished phones
- Check for at least 6 months warranty
- Check for product return policy
- Buy the product from reputed seller
- Buy refurbished product if you are getting major price difference.