Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone 5s 4G LTE with 16GB Memory Cell Phone (Unlocked) - Gold

Enjoy all the features Apple is famous for with this iPhone 5s. It has 16GB of storage for all your application and multimedia needs, an 8.0-megapixel camera for capturing crisp, detailed images and a Touch ID fingerprint sensor for security. This Apple iPhone 5s is unlocked to provide more service carrier and data plan options.

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What's Included

  • Pre-Owned Apple iPhone 5s 4G LTE with 16GB Memory Cell Phone (Unlocked)
  • USB cable, power adapter

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
73% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (139 out of 191)



Phone is guaranteed to be fully functional with some cosmetic blemishes. Phone comes in non-original packaging with a charger and a data cable.

A limited 90 day warranty is provided by CCR Warranty. To obtain technical or warranty assistance, contact CCR Warranty at 866-579-8436.

A7 chip with M7 motion coprocessor

Delivers outstanding overall performance for opening and running applications, flipping through menus, running home screens and more.

Compatible with GSM carriers, including AT&T and T-Mobile

Also compatible with prepaid GSM SIM Kits, including Cricket Wireless, Net10, H2O, GoPhone and Simple Wireless.

4G LTE speed

Provides fast web connection for downloading apps, streaming content and staying connected with social media.

4" Retina display with IPS technology

Compact screen for viewing photos and text messages.

8.0MP camera

Capture images while you're out and about.

16GB of internal memory

Provides plenty of storage space for your contacts, music, photos, apps and more.

Cloud support lets you access your files anywhere

Store your photos, videos, documents and other files for secure access across multiple devices. Fees may apply.

Use your smartphone as a mobile hotspot

Share your 4G data connection with other compatible wireless devices.*

Your fingerprint keeps your phone secure

Swipe your finger on the backside sensor panel to unlock your phone.

Listen to your favorite tunes

Store and play MP3 files on your phone.

SIM card not included.

* Phone will not work with Sprint, Verizon, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile or any other CDMA network.

* Depends on device memory and network availability. Additional carrier charges may apply.

Overall customer rating

would recommend to a friend

Expert rating




  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Overall, Great Phone but Some Features Don't Work

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    As stated, overall I'm happy with my purchase of this phone but something that is extremely irritating is that it must have been a phone previously used or made to be used in a country (such as China and Japan) that does not allow the shutter sound on the camera to be muted. This means that no matter what I do it always makes a loud noise whenever I take a photo, screenshot, or snapchat. It seems trivial but one of the reasons I bought this phone was for the camera quality and I am now annoyed each time I use it. So be aware that you could be sold a phone not originally intended for use in America and it can come with these issues. That said, it was in great condition, has a great battery life, and everything else I wanted out of a phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Battery was bad

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    The phone would not hold a charge for longer than an hour and would go from 35% right down to zero, shut off and then when plugging the phone back in to charge, would go right back up to 35%. It seemed like their were more than one sticker, which indicates to me that this was returned for the same reason and sold again. To me it seems like there should be just a little bit of quality control and if something is returned as defective, it probably shouldn't be resold.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Very Disappointed

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I purchased this iPhone last week as a gift for my daughter. I have had the phone for exactly one week and it has stopped working. It started out with the battery dying quickly. Then, text messages would not go through. Yesterday, the phone died. My daughter charged it and noticed after an hour the battery was still dead. I tried charging it and nothing. I can’t even get the phone to turn on. I will be returning it to the store and getting a refund!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Refurbished phones

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    The cell phones I bought were for my 16 year old twins. Ready to drive I felt it was time to get them each one. The phones arrived in generic packaging but there are almost no scratches on them, no dents no blemishes. I purchased otter boxes to ensure they stay that way and then got sim cards from our local Verizon store. So far the phones work fine. One phone does have some residual memory of its previous owners location but other than that my boys are thrilled. I know buying refurbished is risky but when you have two to buy it was the best way to go.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great deal, and in great condition!

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Our tween daughter needed a new phone, and she decided that she wanted an iPhone 5s instead of getting a newer Android phone. Admittedly, I was a bit concerned after reading so many reviews in which people complained about scratches and other defects on their phone. However, when our phone arrived a few days after I purchased it, it was in excellent condition! We had absolutely no issues getting it activated with T-Mobile, and our daughter is extremely happy with the purchase. FYI: Our phone came in a generic box with an off-brand charger.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Amazing for the price

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    I ordered this because I needed a new phone. In the description, it did say that there were some minor cosmetic damages. When the phone arrived, (on time), there was a small gouge near the power button. But, the power button worked perfectly. There was nothing else wrong with the phone's appearance and everything seems to be working great. The only issue is that the battery does run out kind of quickly even if I'm not using it. But overall, I am very happy that I bought this phone and I am definitely happy about the price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    condition misrated

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    So they wanna say this phone was "pre-owned", do they? It's so much more scratched up than I would call "pre-owned". USED is more like the way I'd rate it. Even the rear-facing camera lens has several tiny scratches, scrapes, whatever-ya-wanna-call-them. The screen is pristine, but I do expect BOTH camera lenses to be pristine as well. I'm gonna have to have the rear camera lens replaced when I can afford to. I just know I can't afford a $1,400+ brand-new latest iPhone because I barely make $15,000 a year.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Just A OK Phone

    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Brought this phone for my son. Realizing it was an older model refurbished phone, I did expect a little more since it was an IPhone. We just needed something to be able to stay in touch with our son for after school activities. It worked well for a few months. Issues started with the screen just after the warranty expired. I ended up purchasing another phone. This iPhone was truly disposable. I would not purchase another refurbished phone again.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews

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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about design, camera, connectivity and usability. Editors are less positive about battery and reception and have mixed opinions about sound. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 87/100 = Very good quality.
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