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Best Preowned iPhone

Best Pre-owned iPhones

 

We all know when it comes to smartphones, Apple iphones are top rated in terms of quality and performance.  Everything from their unique design, great components and just the overall feel of the phone, it’s definitely a unique product that has been a fan favorite  for many years. Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of other competitors out there that make some really great phones on the market. Apple has always been considered a luxurious high end phone and one of the reasons is because of its’s price tag. Most consumers don’t mind paying the high price because they know that they know that Apple is a reliable product. Since Apple iPhones have been out for many years, and since now there are many models with different options , there are ways you can save buying a newer used iPhone. So if you are looking for a pre-owned smartphone, your decision on what phone to buy will be no longer influenced by the price.

Here’s a list of top rated used iPhones to buy in 2022.

1,)  iPhone XR- The XR is a good buy especially if you are looking for a decent iphone within a relatively low price tag. There are alot of amazing features of the XR, such as a 12-MP camera with the True Depth camera system with Face ID, Memoji/Animoji, water resistant, A12 Bionic Chip that is a major upgrade in comparison with A11 found in X models. The Iphone XR , in comparison to a lot of other iPhone models on the market and has excellent battery performance. The Iphone XR has up to 25 hours of talk time , up to 15 hours of internet use, up to 16 hours of video playback, and up to 65 hours of audio playback. Iphone XR is also available in many colors such as Yellow, White, Coral , Black and Blue.

2.) iPhone 12 – Another phone with a  great value ,also has many upgrades adding to the 5G network , compatible with both the sub 6GHZ and mmWave networks , Apple 12 models have more of a stronger protective shield making less fragile than other previous iPhone designs. Other great features include the new A14 Bionic processor and the 12 sport two 12-megapixel rear cameras–one wide and one ultrawide.  The advantage of having an  additional cameras, is that you can expand  your photo taking skills by utilizing the optical zoom for a sharper and more clear close-up shots.

3.) iPhone 11-  Originally  was introduced to the marketplace back in 2019 and is still on the market with lower price options. The iPhone 11 features a 6.1-inch display, a dual-lens camera, and an A13 Bionic chip. There are a lot of really interesting features of these phone that most consumers are not aware of. The iPhone 11 has a feature called True Tone, it helps you sharpen the display image , it fixes some of those annoying blue hues that usually show up on electronics screens ,making the colors softer to decrease eye strain. Here’s a a feature that stands out with gamers , it looks like you will get faster connection speeds with Wi-Fi 6 , The hardware  enhancements allow access to greater connectivity and faster speeds, improving the overall wireless experience.

4.) iPhone 8- Very similar to it’s predecessor, iPhone 7, however there’s a few upgrades to pay attention to, the iPhone can be used as a powerful photo editing tool because of it’s A11 processor and improved camera. One of the best features of the iPhone 8’s camera is that it can shoot 4K videos at 60 frames per second, you can also record slow motion video in 240 frames in 1080p. I would have to say that if you enjoy taking photos and want a slightly older model that fits within your budget, the iPhone 8 might be what you are looking for.

5.) iPhone XS-  A slight upgrade from the iPhone X, it has a  5.8 diagonal  Super Retina display with a custom-built OLED . The iPhone XS comes with HDR10 and Dolby Vision capabilities used to improve the quality of filming videos. One of the most interesting features is the depth control function, it allows you to adjust the level of focus of the image and the strength of blur in the background before each shot. It also has a faster Face ID, which is one of the most highly secure facial recognition softwares, it even comes with a new gold color option.

So there’s my list, and trust me there are alot of models out there in the marketplace that I did not include , just be sure to do your own research and choose a iPhone with functionality that best serves your needs and that is within your spending budget.