Saving Money on Communications Costs

2 June 2020

woman with the mobile phone

“Refurbished and used devices continue to provide cost-effective alternatives to both consumers and businesses that are looking to save money when purchasing a smartphone” – IDC

We live in uncertain times. Everyone would like to save a few dollars for a rainy day. However, we must stay connected to colleagues, potential employers, and loved ones, down the street or around the world. Between your internet bill, your cable bill, and your smartphone bill(s), your cost to stay connected is constantly growing.

Our devices are an integral part of our daily lives – we take them everywhere and do everything from work and shop to communicate and play games with them – but what happens if a device no longer functions the way it is intended? One of the latest and greatest devices could set you back more than $1000, or worse, burden you with significant monthly payments for the next 24 months. There is another option.

Market research firm IDC forecasts that in 2019, shipments of used and refurbished devices grew 17.6% in 2019, stating that “this growth can be attributed to an uptick in demand for used smartphones that offer considerable savings compared with new models”. IDC forecasts that by 2023, more than 26% of smartphone sales in North America will be for Certified Pre-Owned devices.

Certified Pre-Owned

A Certified Pre-Owned device is a device that has been meticulously checked by one of our expert technicians. It passes a 34-point inspection and is cosmetically graded. Any repairs are completed – often using genuine parts straight from the manufacturer – and the device is backed by our industry leading 1-year warranty. That is the same warranty you would get with a brand-new device!

So how does this save me money?

Buying a Certified Pre-Owned device that has been expertly renewed gives you the benefit of getting the device you want, with the same warranty coverage of a new device, but at a fraction of the cost of buying new. For example, a brand-new Apple iPhone SE is currently being offered by a large, national retailer at $599, whereas you could get a Certified Pre-Owned Apple iPhone SE for just $229! That’s less than half price!

Freedom & Flexibility

A Certified Pre-Owned device doesn’t require you to sign a contract or any financing agreement. Moreover, you own the device. No giving back to anyone – you are free to do with it what you wish!

We’ll buy your device, even when others won’t!

Finally, at Mobile Klinik, we will even buy your old device offsetting the cost of your “new” device. Have a broken Samsung Galaxy S9 and want to upgrade to a Samsung Galaxy S10? No problem! We will buy your device regardless of the condition. Visit a store for a free and quick diagnostics and quote to see how much your device is worth today!

Now you can shop online at!

Our new online store opens today – no need for shady deals with strangers from the internet in back alleyways. Our widest selection is now available at your fingertips, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at Best of all, there are no fees for shipping and your purchase is backed by the experts from Mobile Klinik across 80 stores, online and over the phone.

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