5 Reasons to Buy a Refurbished iPhone

With Apple releasing new models of their iPhone every year or so, it can be easy to get caught up in the hype that surrounds a new product. While there are undoubtedly some incredible technological innovations included in some of the more recent releases, it can be worth your while to consider purchasing a slighter older model instead.

Here at Cellect, we offer a wide range of refurbished iPhone models, including the iPhone 6. Let’s dive into a few reasons why this model could be a great option for anyone looking to buy a new device…

Multiple storage options

With their most recent iPhone 8 and X models, Apple has decided to give consumers only two options when it comes to storage: 64gb or 256gb. While this may suit some people, the company has received heavy criticism for not offering enough options to suit the needs of its iPhone users.

With the iPhone 6, however, you can choose between 16gb, 64gb or 128gb storage options. So, whether you need something to fit all your work and personal files, or simply an option that will store the bare minimum, there is something for everyone.

Sleek, durable design

Apple is renowned for its incredible design innovation. They have always been on the forefront of sleek, simplistic and sophisticated aesthetics for all their devices, and the iPhone 6 is no exception.

Its slim design not only makes it look amazing, but feel luxurious in your hand. On top of this, its durable aluminium shell and top of the range 4.7inch retina display touch-screen is a perfect example of what has set Apple apart from its competition for so long. Add to this its touch ID feature – which allows you to unlock your home using your fingerprint – and you have a state of the art device that will truly last the long-haul.

An 8MP Camera

For most people, having an amazing camera on their smartphone is a deal-breaker. And with the iPhone 6, you have an amazing 8-megapixel camera right in your pocket. This not only allows you to take incredible photos, but HD video recording as well. Add to this a crystal-clear front-facing camera, and you’ve got everything you need to capture all your memories in high-resolution.

Budget-friendly prices

The best part about purchasing a refurbished phone is the price tag – because you will be paying hundreds of dollars less than you would buying a brand-new model. Here at Cellect, we are proud to offer a wide range of options for extremely affordable prices, ensuring there’s something to suit all budgets. Our iPhone 6 models start at $419 depending on what storage option you are interested in purchasing and what condition they are in.

Take a look at our online store today to find something you love!

Quality you can count on

Here’s the big one – just because a phone is refurbished or ‘second-hand’, that doesn’t mean you’re compromising on quality. At Cellect, all our options are tested for faults and labelled according to their condition, so you always know what you’re buying.

We have three tiers for our phones;

Excellent condition: A well-looked-after device that is in an as-new condition with minimal signs of use.

Good condition: A device with some minor signs of wear, but nothing major.

Signs of wear: A device that is in perfect working order internally, but with some scratches, dents or signs of wear on the outside.

Based on the price you’re looking to pay and the device you’re looking for, you can choose which option you’d like to purchase from our online store. But rest assured, no matter what you choose, your Cellect refurbished iPhone will always be in excellent working condition.

Apple vs. Android: Which is Best for You?

It’s the ultimate smartphone showdown – Android vs. iPhone. Everyone seems to have an opinion on which one is better, but the truth is that it often comes down to individual needs.

So today, we thought we’d delve into some of the most important elements to consider when buying a smartphone and which device comes out on top for each…


Let’s get one of the biggest factors out of the way first – pricing. It’s no secret that smartphones can be extremely expensive, and iPhone’s usually top the list of most pricey devices. Android’s, on the other hand, cover a wide variety of price points, so there’s definitely more options available if you’re on a budget.

With that in mind, if your heart is set on getting an iPhone but your budget simply won’t allow it, it’s often worth considering a refurbished option. Here at Cellect, we have a wide range of high quality, second-hand options for you to choose from, allowing you to get all the features of an Apple or Android device without paying a huge price tag.


Whether it’s laptops, tablets, watches or smartphones, Apple has long been renowned for creating incredibly sleek, sophisticated designs that consumers love. While there are certainly Android phones that fit this description, it depends on which manufacturer is releasing the device.

Android’s like the Samsung Galaxy are up there with the iPhone in terms of design innovation. Both are made from high quality materials that will last you the long-haul if taken care of properly. Because the iPhone only has a few models all created by Apple, any option you buy is bound to be incredible quality. This is in contrast to Android, which will require a lot more research into manufacturers and wear tests. So, if you’re looking for seamless, flawless design, iPhone is your best bet.

Battery life

Across the board, battery life is pretty important when it comes to smartphones. It’s the difference between needing to carry a charger with you everywhere you go and feeling confident that your device will last the day.

In the battle between iPhone vs. Android, it’s a relatively close call between which device will give you more battery for your buck. It seems that many Android options are on par with the iPhone, depending on the size of their screen and their software capabilities. On the whole though, because Android offers a wide range of devices across many different brands, it is possible to find one that fairs better in battery life in comparison to the iPhone.

So, if battery is a deal-breaker for you when choosing a smartphone, choosing an Android might just be the way to go.


Since the very beginning, Apple has been notoriously uninterested in offering consumers the ability to upgrade or improve their iPhone’s storage. With the exception of iCloud subscriptions, you have to choose a storage capacity and stick to it when buying an iPhone.

This is in complete contrast to Android, which usually allows users to upgrade their storage by simply swapping out an old one and putting in something bigger. This, of course, comes with its drawbacks; one of the main reasons Apple doesn’t allow this feature is because it allows them to create sleeker and simpler phones, and the flip side to that is Android options offering being slightly more clunky. But if you’re someone who hoards videos, photos and documents for years, that might be a compromise you’re willing to make for the sake of more versatile storage options.

Screen size

In recent months, everyone has been talking about the new iPhone X and its 5.8inch screen. While this is certainly a step forward for Apple, the reality is that Android has been available on supersized screens for quite a while now.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a huge 8-inch screen, blowing that of the iPhone X right out of the water. Of course, one of the X’s defining points is that it has edge-to-edge screen, unlike the Samsung. But even still, if screen size means a lot to you when buying a phone, an Android might just be the way to go.

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