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What are refurbished Amazon devices?

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Certified refurbished Amazon devices such as Kindle e-Readers, Fire Tablets and Fire Phones are pre-owned devices that have been restored to a new-like condition and verified to work properly. They include all the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) parts and accessories and are backed by a full 1-year warranty.

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Refurbished devices are generally returned because of malfunctions or minor issues such as compatibility issues, wrong size or color. Before an Amazon refurbished device is placed on sale, it goes through meticulous inspection, troubleshooting and repair processes to ensure that the full functionality of the device is restored. After a full diagnostic test has been performed by certified professionals, the defective parts are identified and replaced. The device is then thoroughly cleaned and inspected before it is repackaged with all the suitable accessories and manuals. All the refurbished devices undergo a final quality assurance inspection before they can be considered certified refurbished stock.

There are numerous advantages to purchasing refurbished Amazon devices, but the most notable is their discounted price. Customers who buy refurbished devices can save up to 30 percent on their purchase. Aside from being a great money saving option, refurbished devices also reduce environmental waste by eliminating the unnecessary disposal of electronic devices.

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