Refurbed Apple Ipod Nano, ever get a refurbed ipod?

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  1. WeLoveLilo05

    WeLoveLilo05 DIS Veteran

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    In an effort to save to some cash I was thinking of getting a refurbed apple ipod the nano, the 4th generation ($30 cheaper than a new one). Anyone ever get a refurbed one? How are they?
    Do you like your 4th or 5th generation nano?
     
  2. BabyFu18

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    I got my mom a refurbished ipod nano for christmas and she loves it. It comes packaged with new earphones/dock connector/USB cord and from what I understand it's in a new casing so basically only the hard-drive is refurbished. She's had no problems with her ipod at all and since she's new to ipods in general I felt like the refurbished was the best bet in case she didn't like it or didn't use it much.
     
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  4. Praying Colonel

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    Refurbed Ipods are great, so long as they are purchased from the Apple Store. Apple gives a 1-year warranty, new outer shell and new battery on all refurbed Ipods. I bought a refurbed 5g Ipod in 05 and it was still going strong when I sold it last year.
     
  5. WeLoveLilo05

    WeLoveLilo05 DIS Veteran

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    Thanks, I am new to ipods too, I don't know if I should just order it not or what lol.
    I just feel like spending today, its $99 and free shipping from apple.com.
     
  6. hsmamato2

    hsmamato2 <font color=magenta>Tink in Training-Good Girl,Bad

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    yup-we've bought a few from apple.com- they're great
     
  7. PinkRhombus

    PinkRhombus need...more...coffee

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    I try to get refurbished when I can, but I recently bought a 32GB ipod touch at Sam's because the price worked out to be close to the same
     
  8. CinRell

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    I got mine refurbed from the apple site! It's great!
     
  9. tinkmom2

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    Yes. I have bought a Nano and a Touch both from the same seller and both refurbished on Ebay. I also bought the Smart Trade warranty for a year and never have had any problems. I can get you the sellers name if you PM me. The touch was supposed to be for me but the whole family uses it. Both times I saved a lot off retail.
     
  10. anabelle

    anabelle Did I say that out loud?

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    I guess I am the only one that ever had any trouble with refurb. I bought an old shuffle on the Apple site years ago and it broke right after the warranty expired.
     
  11. tanyabanana

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    Our family has bought an iPod touch, a nano, and an iPhone from Apple as refurbs. I would not hesitate to buy refurb, in fact I encourage it :goodvibes
     
  12. BellePrincessBelle

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    Nano & 3 touches here. All perfect. Purchased from Apple.com
     
  13. DebMcDonald

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    My kids all got refurbished ipods a year ago at christmas and we've had no problems and my kids were 4 & 6 at the time.
     
  14. bigbabyblues

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    I have a refurbed one (from the Apple website) and so does my DS. We've had them for a little over two years with no problems wth either one of them.
     
  15. gandycat

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    We did the same thing. My 32 GB Touch was almost the same price as a refurbished one.
     
  16. MsStinkerBelle

    MsStinkerBelle Hittin' WDW Since Space Mountain was 'Coming Soon'

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    I purchased a refurbed 4GB iPod Nano from the Apple Store and it worked great for over 2 years. I passed it on to a friend of mine who couldn't afford one when I bought an iPhone and it is still going strong! :thumbsup2
     
  17. 3boymthr

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    We purchased Oldest DS' Ipod Nano from apple refurbished a couple of years ago. :thumbsup2 It worked great until it was stolen a month ago. :sick:
     
  18. DisneyAndRedSox

    DisneyAndRedSox I still call it a WEDWay PeopleMover!

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    DH has had 2 refurbished iPods (his hobby is destroying and loosing iPods, don't get me started... :headache:), and our iPhones are also.

    So far so good!
     
  19. Mkaz

    Mkaz <font color=deeppink>Well, bust my buttons! That's

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    You're not the only one.
     
  20. fakereadhed

    fakereadhed The Tag Fairy has me on "ignore"!

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    We purchased 4 of them from Apple over the years. No problem buying refurbished!
     
  21. Mom2micayla

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    I've gotten 3 refurbed iPod Nanos over the last couple of years and I have never had any issues with them at all. :goodvibes
     

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