The refurbished Galaxy S21 series looks “nearly new” and comes with the same one-year manufacturer warranty as a new device.
Last month, Apple launched refurbished iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro at 15% cheaper than the official versions. Now, it's Samsung's turn to introduce its refurbished Galaxy S21 series as well.
Samsung will open pre-orders for refurbished Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra devices through its “Re-Newed” online store. The official sale will begin on April 22, and carriers and retailers will also join the program from April 28.
All Samsung refurbished phone models will be returned to "like-new" condition for key components, and use brand new batteries. The IMEI number is also completely new, as well as pre-installed with the latest software version and quality checked by Samsung engineers. These refurbished devices are covered by the same 1-year warranty as new devices.
Compared to the retail price of the new Galaxy S21 series devices, the refurbished Galaxy S21 will be $124 off, the Galaxy S21+ $149 off, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra $200 off. Samsung's Re-Newed page has listed the price of each product as follows: Galaxy S21 675 USD (about 15.5 million VND), while Galaxy S21 + 850 USD (about 19.5 million VND) and Galaxy S21 Ultra 1000 USD (about 19.5 million VND). about 23 million VND). The devices will only have a 128GB internal memory version. Users who book by April 22 will receive a $100 credit for shopping on Samsung.com.
Devices will also receive 4 years of software support and 5 years of security updates. This means that the Galaxy S21 series released in 2021 are eligible for the Android 14 or 15 updates. On the other hand, security patches will keep these devices protected until 2026.