Problem: You want Apple AirPods, but you don’t want to pay $ 159 to get them. No problem – just today, and while supplies last, Woot has renewed.
Hold on: reformed? Yes, that’s the trick. In this case “Grade A Refurbished” and “Sanitized, Cleaned and Tested” so they should be pretty new in terms of looks and performance. And they’re backed by a 90-day Woot warranty, long enough to make sure everything is working properly.
For the sake of comparison,, right in the middle between the list price and this renewal offer. That makes the decision even more difficult, if you ask me.
Woot has also renewed, which is $ 89 off the normal price. Coincidentally, Best Buy had the same deal yesterday as part of a .
Last year, wondering if they would work well or be conspicuously worn (and gross), I bought a pair of refurbished AirPods Pro from an eBay seller. Price paid: $ 168. Bottom line: They looked brand new and have served me well ever since.
Your mileage can vary, of course.
Truth be told, I really like AirPods, both varieties. But I also found, and CNET’s David Carnoy compiled .
My question to you: assuming they are as good as new, would you be willing to buy reconditioned headphones? Or is the idea too gross?
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