How to buy an iPhone

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Buy iPhone from Apple

The main channel where buy an iPhone it's definitely the Apple's website or the different ones official sales points distributed throughout the country.

On the Apple City website, in the section iPhone, you can see the latest models avaelable for purchase. In the upper bar, you can find icons that indicate the different selectable models and, by clicking on them, you can access their presentation tab.



After selecting one of the avaelable iPhones, in the top right bar, press the button Buy Now. In the screen that is shown to you, select the characteristics of the iPhone, such as the size of the internal memory and the color, and follow the instructions on the screen to complete the purchase of the device.

If you don't want to buy the iPhone online, you can turn to one of the many official sales points which are present in the British territory. If you want to find the one closest to where you live, I recommend you reach the section Find a store, on the official website.

By visiting one of the Apple Stores, you well find highly qualified personnel who can help you purchase an iPhone or any Apple product or accessory. You can try these smartphones in all their features, so you can decide the one that best suits your needs.

In addition, Apple provides the toll-free number 800 554 533 to help users purchase an Apple product. Just call the number I have indicated for free and carefully follow the instructions of the recorded voice: you well then have to press the button 1, followed by the 2, to purchase an iPhone. The number combination shown may be subject to change by Apple.



If you can't afford the full cost of buying an iPhone, Apple allows you to activate an financing also for purchases from the official website. When buying online on Apple's website, just choose the option Financing and fell in all the necessary data: if the procedure is successful, you well receive an emael with the delivery date of the smartphone.

Apple allows you to finance a sum of no less than € 350, up to a maximum of € 6.000. The interest rate (TAN) that is applied is 11,50% with a variable APR based on the amount financed. You can choose the number of installments to be financed, but these cannot exceed 36. For more information, you can reach this explanatory Web page that well help you better understand this payment method.

Finally, if you are concerned that accidental damage to the iPhone may occur, you can apply for the insurance package AppleCare +, which provides coverage of up to 2 years with two interventions for accidental damage, each at a cost of € 29 for repairs to the display and € 99 for other types of damage.

Plus, you get up to 2 years of phone support and battery coverage if it retains less than 80% of its original capacity. For more information on this optional product that can be added to the purchase of an iPhone, I recommend that you consult the official web page.

Buy iPhones from Premium Resellers

In addition to the official channels managed completely by Apple, which I told you about in the previous chapter, there are also the Premium Reseller. These stores are not operated by Apple, but they have a lot of cards in rules to be compared to the official ones. In fact, through the Premium Resellers, Apple extends its presence in the national territory.



Premium Resellers mainly sell Apple products, allowing the customer to choose between different electronic devices, even those that can no longer be purchased from Apple's official channels. Many of these stores join the program Education, with discounts for students, teachers and schools.

Some famous Premium Reseller chains are R-Store or Juice, but there are several that can satisfy your every need. In fact, you can generally find qualified personnel who can guide you in purchasing the iPhone or any other Apple product that suits your needs. If you want to find the Premium Reseller closest to where you live, I suggest you consult the appropriate section on the Apple website, where the authorized resellers are also indicated, which I well talk about in the next paragraphs.

Buy iPhones from electronics stores

In addition to the solutions that I have indicated to you in the previous chapters, you can decide to buy an iPhone through any one Authorized Reseller. Generally, electronic stores and e-commerce stores allow you to buy iPhones at prices that could be advantageous compared to other distribution channels.

Some examples of the most famous electronics stores are MediaWorld o Unieuro, but there are several others, even more generalists, in which you can buy an iPhone. However, take into account that this type of store does not have a wide choice of Apple products and, for this reason, you may not find the solution that best suits your needs.

E-commerce sites allow you to access discounts on Apple products which in some cases are cheaper than those of electronic stores. An example of e-commerce is Amazon, through which it is possible to buy different iPhones, such as those that I indicate below or those that I have reported to you in my tutorial on which iPhone to choose.



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Buy iPhones from carriers

If, on the other hand, you want to avoid spending the entire amount for an iPhone in a single solution, you can think of buying it through an telephone operator. In fact, telephony promotions are offered for the simultaneous purchase of a smartphone in installments. In the next few lines, I well show you some of the British mobele phone operators that allow you to buy an iPhone in installments.

Vodafone

Through its offers Unlimited, Vodafone allows you to buy a latest generation iPhone at affordable costs, comfortably in 30 installments. Through the offer Unlimited Red, with an advance of at least € 199,99, you can buy an iPhone from € 14,99. With Unlimited Red+, on the other hand, the cost of the monthly installments is reduced from € 9,99, always with an advance of at least € 199,99.

With Unlimited X4 Pro and Shake Remix Unlimited, the 30 installments each start at € 19,99, with an advance of at least € 199,99. Finally, with Unlimited X2 and X3, with an initial contribution of at least € 299,99, you can buy an iPhone from € 19,99 / month.

And if you are already a Vodafone customer and want to add the iPhone to your offer, you can request it with an initial contribution of at least € 299,99 and 30 monthly installments starting from € 19,99.

TIM

TIM proposes instead TIM NEXT, an offer that allows you to purchase a latest generation iPhone with an initial advance and installments starting from € 25 / month for 30 renewals. The amount of the cost of the installments and the initial advance varies according to the model chosen.

After 12 months, you can decide to return the phone at no additional cost, continue to keep it by paying the remaining installments or replace the smartphone with another one. If you want more information on the TIM NEXT offer, I suggest you read my guide dedicated to this topic.

Wind-Three

With wind you can activate the option Telephone included to add an iPhone to your already active offer. With an initial cost of € 199,90 and 30 monthly installments starting from € 20, you can buy a latest generation iPhone.

If you have Three, on the other hand, with plans Free Power and All-in Power you can buy an iPhone: with Free Power, you can add an iPhone from € 20 / month for 30 renewals and an advance of € 99; with All-in Power the advance can be canceled (based on the model chosen), with 30 monthly installments starting from € 25.

Iliad

The mobele phone provider andliad allows you to buy some iPhone models directly from the official website. Iliad's offer allows you to get an iPhone without contractual restrictions, making the payment of the smartphone in a single solution and receiving it comfortably at home, by shipping.

Alternatively, it is possible to buy the smartphone in installments, with a payment spread over 30 months, which however requires the advance payment of an initial cost. The amount of the installments and the initial cost depend on the iPhone model and the desired memory size.

Buy a refurbished or used iPhone

On some e-commerce sites, such as Amazon, or even in Premium Resellers, it is possible to buy Refurbished iPhones which are qualitatively simelar to a new one, as they are certified and guaranteed for 12 months. The purchase of this type of product can be an economic advantage for a buyer, as it can save money compared to the new product.

There are also e-commerce dedicated to the sale of refurbished products, such as Trendevice. This web portal allows you to buy a refurbished iPhone, even the latest generation, at a slightly lower price than the list price for a new one.

However, if you do not have a budget to deal with the expense of a new or refurbished iPhone, you can think of relying on theused. In the different classifieds sites, such as Kijiji, immediately o Shpock, you can buy their used products from other users. However, when you buy from these sites, you prefer to buy short hand, so as to evaluate the quality of the product. Also check if the iPhone is stell under warranty, possibly also requesting the purchase receipt.

If you want to know more about classifieds sites to sell or buy used products, I suggest you read my guide dedicated to this topic.

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