Apple provide official refurbished product with Attractive Discount while provide 1 year international warranty which is same as its brand new products, you can also add AppleCare protection plan to further extend the warranty to 3 years.
You may get a Macbook Air Mid-2013 version 13 inch as low as S$1,249, Macbook Pro Start with S$1348 for 2012 low-end version, while S$3018 for a 15 inch top configuration Macbook Pro with retina display.
If you are a iPod fans, you can also find discount on different version of iPod, ranging from iPod nano, iPod Classic, iPod touch.
For those user who looking for brand new Apple Products, buying through apple's education shop, maybe a better options.
Do note that, sometimes Apple charge higher price for some early version of refurbished product at higher price.
The refurbished product are stock last, if you can find certain model, you may need to revisit a few days after.
Frequently Asked Questions:
(1) What are Apple Certified Reconditioned Products?
Apple Certified Reconditioned Products are pre-owned Apple products that undergo Apple's stringent refurbishment process prior to being offered for sale. While only some units are returned due to technical issues, all units undergo Apple's stringent quality refurbishment process.
Each Apple Certified Refurbished Product:
- is fully tested.
- is refurbished with replacement parts for any defective modules identified in testing.
- is put through a thorough cleaning process and inspection.
- is repackaged (including appropriate manuals, cables, new boxes, etc.).
- includes the operating software originally shipped with the unit and the custom software offered with that system. See each products "Learn More" for more details.
- is placed into a Final QA inspection prior to being added to sellable refurbished stock.
Refurbishment procedures follow the same basic technical guidelines as Apple's Finished Goods testing procedures.
(2) What should I expect when I purchase an Apple Certified Reconditioned Product?
- Substantial savings
- A fully functional unit with complete documentation
- The assurance that the unit meets Apple's premiere quality standards, and that its defective components have been replaced by genuine Apple components
- The risk that your unit may present minor cosmetic imperfection, such as scratches, marks, discolouration, etc.
(3) Can I purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan for my Apple Certified Reconditioned Product?
All Apple Certified Refurbished Products are covered by Apple's One-Year Limited Warranty. For extended coverage, you have the option of purchasing the AppleCare Protection Plan with your Apple Certified Refurbished Product. The AppleCare Protection Plan extends the complimentary coverage on your Apple Certified Refurbished Product to up to three years of world-class support for Mac, and up to two years of world-class support for iPod, iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV.