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Wirefly sells used phones?
So, my Verizon contract is up, so I've been researching phones. I stopped by an authorized reseller for Verizon phones the other day and checked out some of the phones. Didn't pick one up, though.
My brother mentioned a sale price he found on Radio SHacks website, and I confirmed it. Since I didn't remember the price at the store, I decided to call over there tonight before I pulled the trigger on the on-line purchase. The salesperson who answered mentioned that they match Verizon's store prices, but they don't match on-line prices. Fair enough.
However, when I mentioned on-line (i.e., Amazon, etc), she said, "Oh, Amazon? That's Wirefly... they're selling used phones!"
I was confused -- sure, the on-line price at Wirefly is over $100 better than Verizon's store price, but there's no indication on the site that they're not selling new merchandise.
So, what's the scoop? Are the on-line deals out there, really for used phones? (Maybe "used" is the wrong term. Are these phones that have been returned (let's say, within the 14 day period) and are being marketed as "new"?)
Anybody have any insight?