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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for cell phones for teens.

Teenagers are a finicky lot when it comes to cell phones. They want them for safety, but they don't want their parents to know what they're doing online. They want to use their phones for social media, but not for long conversations. And they don't want to pay a fortune for the privilege of doing so. Here are some cell phones that will meet the needs of most teenagers without breaking the bank.

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  1. BLU - G53 64GB (Unlocked) - Pearl - Front_Zoom

    Model: G0850
    SKU: 6544769
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    "Good for teens...So far its been a great phone for my teenager and the price was great!...Good for children or teen...If u are thinking of buy a dicent cheap phone, for you, child or teen this in perfect, even if you as a parent have a iphone, you can do parent control on this blue phone, put time on, block apps, through the google app, parent link"

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    The G53 features a stunning 6.5" HD+ display that delivers lifelike colors and visuals. With a powerful 2.0GHz processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal memory (expandable up to 128GB), this device handles all tasks with ease. Plus, its 5000mAh battery offers exceptional all-day performance.
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    "Good for teens...So far its been a great phone for my teenager and the price was great!...Good for children or teen...If u are thinking of buy a dicent cheap phone, for you, child or teen this in perfect, even if you as a parent have a iphone, you can do parent control on this blue phone, put time on, block apps, through the google app, parent link"

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    The G53 features a stunning 6.5" HD+ display that delivers lifelike colors and visuals. With a powerful 2.0GHz processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal memory (expandable up to 128GB), this device handles all tasks with ease. Plus, its 5000mAh battery offers exceptional all-day performance.
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  2. Google - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished Pixel 6a 128GB (Unlocked) - Chalk - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Perfect gift for our teen. Paying for a cell phone shouldnt cost a mortgage payment but you also want quality. ...Amazing phone...The camera takes amazing photos and the features on the phone are nice. So if you are looking for a great phone the google pixel is it."

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    Meet Pixel 6a, the more affordable Google phone that adapts to you. Powered by Google Tensor, it’s super fast and secure. The battery lasts up to 72 hours with Extreme Battery Saver.***** The Pixel Camera captures the moment just how you experienced it. And with TitanM2 security, protection is built right in.

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    "Perfect gift for our teen. Paying for a cell phone shouldnt cost a mortgage payment but you also want quality. ...Amazing phone...The camera takes amazing photos and the features on the phone are nice. So if you are looking for a great phone the google pixel is it."

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    Meet Pixel 6a, the more affordable Google phone that adapts to you. Powered by Google Tensor, it’s super fast and secure. The battery lasts up to 72 hours with Extreme Battery Saver.***** The Pixel Camera captures the moment just how you experienced it. And with TitanM2 security, protection is built right in.

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  3. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone 8 64GB (Unlocked) - Gray - Angle_Zoom

    Model: 8 64GB GRAY CRB
    SKU: 6305068
    Top comment

    "The teen buys her own iPhone...So far, so good says the Android-averse teen. The phone is in very good shape for its age says the non-paying parent....I got this phone for my sister, she needed an unlocked cell phone. "

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    Take 8.0-MP still photos while recording 4K video with this Apple iPhone 8. Its FaceTime HD camera lets you keep in contact with family and friends, and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor is built into the home button to prevent unauthorized access. This Apple iPhone 8 has 64GB of memory for storing photo albums and music.
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    "The teen buys her own iPhone...So far, so good says the Android-averse teen. The phone is in very good shape for its age says the non-paying parent....I got this phone for my sister, she needed an unlocked cell phone. "

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    Take 8.0-MP still photos while recording 4K video with this Apple iPhone 8. Its FaceTime HD camera lets you keep in contact with family and friends, and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor is built into the home button to prevent unauthorized access. This Apple iPhone 8 has 64GB of memory for storing photo albums and music.
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  4. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone XR 64GB (Unlocked) - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: XR 64GB BLACK RB
    SKU: 6398609
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    "I bought this phone for my teen son. He has been wanting this phone for a while and we are very satisfied. ...Teen phone...My 14 year old son loves this phone. Says it works fast & he can do his school work on it. "

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    Connect with your family and friends with this black pre-owned Apple iPhone XR smartphone. The 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display is ideal for viewing HD content, while the 64GB of internal memory provide adequate storage for apps and multimedia files. This unlocked Apple iPhone XR smartphone features a 12MP camera for high-quality images.
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    "I bought this phone for my teen son. He has been wanting this phone for a while and we are very satisfied. ...Teen phone...My 14 year old son loves this phone. Says it works fast & he can do his school work on it. "

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    Connect with your family and friends with this black pre-owned Apple iPhone XR smartphone. The 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display is ideal for viewing HD content, while the 64GB of internal memory provide adequate storage for apps and multimedia files. This unlocked Apple iPhone XR smartphone features a 12MP camera for high-quality images.
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  5. BLU - G33 16GB (Unlocked) - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: G0890UU
    SKU: 6548449
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    "Phone...Especially great for a pre teen...Bluec cell phones...Not too happy with this phone right now it’s a real pain It’s like the phone has a mind of its own"

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    Experience the perfect harmony of pattern and texture with the new G33. This smartphone is the epitome of elegance, boasting a mesmerizing, curved glass display that sets it apart from the rest. Get ready immerse yourself in vivid colors like never before with the G33's stunning 6.26" super display. Whether you're binge-watching you favorite shows on the go or simply scrolling through your feed, this smartphone brings every image to life with breathtaking clarity and vibrancy. The G33 is powered by a lighting-fast UNISOC 9863 chipset, boasting an impressive 1.6GHz Octa-Core speed for unparalleled performance. Preserve your precious memories with the G33's 5MP camera. This smartphone allows you to capture all your favorite moments with stunning clarity and detail, ensuring that each memory is cherished for years to come. With just a quick facial scan, you can conveniently access your device. Say goodbye to passwords and hello to seamless phone with G33's Face ID. The G33 runs on the Android 13 (Go Edition) operating system, specially designed to power affordable smartphones with top-of-the-line features. The latest update emphasizes reliability, usability, and customization, ensuring that your G33 always delivers optimal performance and an unparalleled user experience.
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    "Phone...Especially great for a pre teen...Bluec cell phones...Not too happy with this phone right now it’s a real pain It’s like the phone has a mind of its own"

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    Experience the perfect harmony of pattern and texture with the new G33. This smartphone is the epitome of elegance, boasting a mesmerizing, curved glass display that sets it apart from the rest. Get ready immerse yourself in vivid colors like never before with the G33's stunning 6.26" super display. Whether you're binge-watching you favorite shows on the go or simply scrolling through your feed, this smartphone brings every image to life with breathtaking clarity and vibrancy. The G33 is powered by a lighting-fast UNISOC 9863 chipset, boasting an impressive 1.6GHz Octa-Core speed for unparalleled performance. Preserve your precious memories with the G33's 5MP camera. This smartphone allows you to capture all your favorite moments with stunning clarity and detail, ensuring that each memory is cherished for years to come. With just a quick facial scan, you can conveniently access your device. Say goodbye to passwords and hello to seamless phone with G33's Face ID. The G33 runs on the Android 13 (Go Edition) operating system, specially designed to power affordable smartphones with top-of-the-line features. The latest update emphasizes reliability, usability, and customization, ensuring that your G33 always delivers optimal performance and an unparalleled user experience.
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  6. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone SE (2020) 128GB (Unlocked) - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "My husband is not one to want the new phones so we had to get one after his was broke. He is definitely enjoying his phone....Working great so far for my teen son. A good option for a refurbished phone!"

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    The body of iPhone SE with the brains of iPhone 11 Pro. Everything feels fluid, whether you’re launching apps, playing the latest games, or exploring new ways to work and play with augmented reality. The advanced camera system with A13 Bionic brings you Portrait mode, which artfully blurs the background to put the focus on your subject — even when you’re taking selfies. 4K video means you’ll see four times more detail than in 1080p HD video. And extended dynamic range adds greater detail in highlights and shadows. Touch ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone and sign into apps instantly. You can even use it with Apple Pay to grab a coffee, get a yoga app, or shop for sneakers online. All without reaching for your credit card. Everything we make is designed to give you control over your information. All the iMessages you send are encrypted. Fingerprint data is stored on your device, never on Apple servers or in iCloud. Apple Pay doesn’t share your credit card number. iPhone SE is water resistant to 1 meter for 30 minutes. iPhone SE lets you watch up to 13 hours of video on a single charge. When you do need to power up, just set it down on a wireless charger. Or connect to an 18W fast-charge adapter to go from zero to up to 50 percent in 30 minutes.
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    "My husband is not one to want the new phones so we had to get one after his was broke. He is definitely enjoying his phone....Working great so far for my teen son. A good option for a refurbished phone!"

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    Product Description

    The body of iPhone SE with the brains of iPhone 11 Pro. Everything feels fluid, whether you’re launching apps, playing the latest games, or exploring new ways to work and play with augmented reality. The advanced camera system with A13 Bionic brings you Portrait mode, which artfully blurs the background to put the focus on your subject — even when you’re taking selfies. 4K video means you’ll see four times more detail than in 1080p HD video. And extended dynamic range adds greater detail in highlights and shadows. Touch ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone and sign into apps instantly. You can even use it with Apple Pay to grab a coffee, get a yoga app, or shop for sneakers online. All without reaching for your credit card. Everything we make is designed to give you control over your information. All the iMessages you send are encrypted. Fingerprint data is stored on your device, never on Apple servers or in iCloud. Apple Pay doesn’t share your credit card number. iPhone SE is water resistant to 1 meter for 30 minutes. iPhone SE lets you watch up to 13 hours of video on a single charge. When you do need to power up, just set it down on a wireless charger. Or connect to an 18W fast-charge adapter to go from zero to up to 50 percent in 30 minutes.
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  7. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone 12 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Green - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great 1st time phone...Nice first time phone for my teen daughter. Easy for her to find things that she needs. ...Great phone for a good price. I would recommend this phone"

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    iPhone 12 has it all. 5G on iPhone is super fast, so you can download movies on the fly and stream high-quality video. You can do it in more places, because iPhone 12 has 5G coverage worldwide. OLED delivers brighter brights, darker blacks, and higher resolution for everything you look at. Both the Wide and Ultra Wide cameras now have Night mode to capture incredible low-light shots. Night mode senses when light is low and kicks in automatically, maintaining clarity while capturing beautiful vibrant color. All you have to do is start snapping. Deep Fusion, in mid to low light, analyzes multiple exposures to maximize detail. Check out the texture in the wood, fabric, and crystal. And the Ultra Wide gets you a heroic perspective. Smart HDR 3 balances the elements in a shot, bringing out detail in the subject and trees while retaining the rich color of the sky — even at high noon. Beyond faces, Smart HDR 3 uses machine learning to recognize scenes, then adjusts sharpness, color, and white balance where needed. Even in bright light, Smart HDR 3 is amazing at capturing texture, skin tone, color saturation, and individual details that make photos feel TRUE to life. Portrait mode artfully blurs the background to put all the focus on your subject. Then there’s Night mode Time-lapse. Just prop up your iPhone and let the light trails begin. Now you can record 4K HDR video with Dolby Vision; edit in Photos or iMovie. Then zap it to your TV using AirPlay to see all that color and detail. It’s a start-to-finish cinematic experience. iOS 14 is packed with shortcuts that get you just what you want, right when you want it. iPhone is designed to protect your information. Face ID data doesn’t leave your iPhone and is never backed up to iCloud or anywhere else. iOS shows you an app’s privacy practices before you download it. When you use Apple Pay, your card number isn’t shared with merchants. And the list goes on. To charge your new iPhone, you can continue to use your USB‑A to Lightning cable. Or you can take advantage of fast charging with the USB‑C to Lightning cable now included in the box, which works with existing USB‑C power adapters and computer ports.
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    "Great 1st time phone...Nice first time phone for my teen daughter. Easy for her to find things that she needs. ...Great phone for a good price. I would recommend this phone"

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    Product Description

    iPhone 12 has it all. 5G on iPhone is super fast, so you can download movies on the fly and stream high-quality video. You can do it in more places, because iPhone 12 has 5G coverage worldwide. OLED delivers brighter brights, darker blacks, and higher resolution for everything you look at. Both the Wide and Ultra Wide cameras now have Night mode to capture incredible low-light shots. Night mode senses when light is low and kicks in automatically, maintaining clarity while capturing beautiful vibrant color. All you have to do is start snapping. Deep Fusion, in mid to low light, analyzes multiple exposures to maximize detail. Check out the texture in the wood, fabric, and crystal. And the Ultra Wide gets you a heroic perspective. Smart HDR 3 balances the elements in a shot, bringing out detail in the subject and trees while retaining the rich color of the sky — even at high noon. Beyond faces, Smart HDR 3 uses machine learning to recognize scenes, then adjusts sharpness, color, and white balance where needed. Even in bright light, Smart HDR 3 is amazing at capturing texture, skin tone, color saturation, and individual details that make photos feel TRUE to life. Portrait mode artfully blurs the background to put all the focus on your subject. Then there’s Night mode Time-lapse. Just prop up your iPhone and let the light trails begin. Now you can record 4K HDR video with Dolby Vision; edit in Photos or iMovie. Then zap it to your TV using AirPlay to see all that color and detail. It’s a start-to-finish cinematic experience. iOS 14 is packed with shortcuts that get you just what you want, right when you want it. iPhone is designed to protect your information. Face ID data doesn’t leave your iPhone and is never backed up to iCloud or anywhere else. iOS shows you an app’s privacy practices before you download it. When you use Apple Pay, your card number isn’t shared with merchants. And the list goes on. To charge your new iPhone, you can continue to use your USB‑A to Lightning cable. Or you can take advantage of fast charging with the USB‑C to Lightning cable now included in the box, which works with existing USB‑C power adapters and computer ports.
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  8. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone 12 Mini 5G 64GB (Unlocked) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great phone!...Its an amazing phone for a teen small & has all the features....Very good phone. A good size if you don’t like big phones fits perfect in purse or pocket."

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    iPhone 12 has it all. 5G on iPhone is super fast, so you can download movies on the fly and stream high-quality video. You can do it in more places, because iPhone 12 has the broadest 5G coverage worldwide. OLED delivers brighter brights, darker blacks, and higher resolution for everything you look at. Both the Wide and Ultra Wide cameras now have Night mode to capture incredible low-light shots. Night mode senses when light is low and kicks in automatically, maintaining clarity while capturing beautiful vibrant color. All you have to do is start snapping. Deep Fusion, in mid to low light, analyzes multiple exposures to maximize detail. Check out the texture in the wood, fabric, and crystal. And the Ultra Wide gets you a heroic perspective. Smart HDR 3 balances the elements in a shot, bringing out detail in the subject and trees while retaining the rich color of the sky — even at high noon. Beyond faces, Smart HDR 3 uses machine learning to recognize scenes, then adjusts sharpness, color, and white balance where needed. Even in bright light, Smart HDR 3 is amazing at capturing texture, skin tone, color saturation, and individual details that make photos feel TRUE to life. Portrait mode artfully blurs the background to put all the focus on your subject. Then there’s Night mode Time-lapse. Just prop up your iPhone and let the light trails begin. Now you can record 4K HDR video with Dolby Vision; edit in Photos or iMovie. Then zap it to your TV using AirPlay to see all that color and detail. It’s a start-to-finish cinematic experience. iOS 14 is packed with shortcuts that get you just what you want, right when you want it. iPhone is designed to protect your information. Face ID data doesn’t leave your iPhone and is never backed up to iCloud or anywhere else. iOS shows you an app’s privacy practices before you download it. When you use Apple Pay, your card number isn’t shared with merchants. And the list goes on. To charge your new iPhone, you can continue to use your USB‑A to Lightning cable. Or you can take advantage of fast charging with the USB‑C to Lightning cable now included in the box, which works with existing USB‑C power adapters and computer ports.
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    "Great phone!...Its an amazing phone for a teen small & has all the features....Very good phone. A good size if you don’t like big phones fits perfect in purse or pocket."

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    Product Description

    iPhone 12 has it all. 5G on iPhone is super fast, so you can download movies on the fly and stream high-quality video. You can do it in more places, because iPhone 12 has the broadest 5G coverage worldwide. OLED delivers brighter brights, darker blacks, and higher resolution for everything you look at. Both the Wide and Ultra Wide cameras now have Night mode to capture incredible low-light shots. Night mode senses when light is low and kicks in automatically, maintaining clarity while capturing beautiful vibrant color. All you have to do is start snapping. Deep Fusion, in mid to low light, analyzes multiple exposures to maximize detail. Check out the texture in the wood, fabric, and crystal. And the Ultra Wide gets you a heroic perspective. Smart HDR 3 balances the elements in a shot, bringing out detail in the subject and trees while retaining the rich color of the sky — even at high noon. Beyond faces, Smart HDR 3 uses machine learning to recognize scenes, then adjusts sharpness, color, and white balance where needed. Even in bright light, Smart HDR 3 is amazing at capturing texture, skin tone, color saturation, and individual details that make photos feel TRUE to life. Portrait mode artfully blurs the background to put all the focus on your subject. Then there’s Night mode Time-lapse. Just prop up your iPhone and let the light trails begin. Now you can record 4K HDR video with Dolby Vision; edit in Photos or iMovie. Then zap it to your TV using AirPlay to see all that color and detail. It’s a start-to-finish cinematic experience. iOS 14 is packed with shortcuts that get you just what you want, right when you want it. iPhone is designed to protect your information. Face ID data doesn’t leave your iPhone and is never backed up to iCloud or anywhere else. iOS shows you an app’s privacy practices before you download it. When you use Apple Pay, your card number isn’t shared with merchants. And the list goes on. To charge your new iPhone, you can continue to use your USB‑A to Lightning cable. Or you can take advantage of fast charging with the USB‑C to Lightning cable now included in the box, which works with existing USB‑C power adapters and computer ports.
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  9. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone SE (2020) 64GB (Unlocked) - Red - Front_Zoom
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    "Cell phone...Got it for my kid but immediately needed more memory . Love the phone though, no complaint!...Perfect for my teen first iPhone he loves the ease of using it at school and home."

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    Product Description

    The body of iPhone SE with the brains of iPhone 11 Pro. Everything feels fluid, whether you’re launching apps, playing the latest games, or exploring new ways to work and play with augmented reality. The advanced camera system with A13 Bionic brings you Portrait mode, which artfully blurs the background to put the focus on your subject — even when you’re taking selfies. 4K video means you’ll see four times more detail than in 1080p HD video. And extended dynamic range adds greater detail in highlights and shadows. Touch ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone and sign into apps instantly. You can even use it with Apple Pay to grab a coffee, get a yoga app, or shop for sneakers online. All without reaching for your credit card. Everything we make is designed to give you control over your information. All the iMessages you send are encrypted. Fingerprint data is stored on your device, never on Apple servers or in iCloud. Apple Pay doesn’t share your credit card number. iPhone SE is water resistant to 1 meter for 30 minutes. iPhone SE lets you watch up to 13 hours of video on a single charge. When you do need to power up, just set it down on a wireless charger. Or connect to an 18W fast-charge adapter to go from zero to up to 50 percent in 30 minutes.
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    "Cell phone...Got it for my kid but immediately needed more memory . Love the phone though, no complaint!...Perfect for my teen first iPhone he loves the ease of using it at school and home."

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    Product Description

    The body of iPhone SE with the brains of iPhone 11 Pro. Everything feels fluid, whether you’re launching apps, playing the latest games, or exploring new ways to work and play with augmented reality. The advanced camera system with A13 Bionic brings you Portrait mode, which artfully blurs the background to put the focus on your subject — even when you’re taking selfies. 4K video means you’ll see four times more detail than in 1080p HD video. And extended dynamic range adds greater detail in highlights and shadows. Touch ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone and sign into apps instantly. You can even use it with Apple Pay to grab a coffee, get a yoga app, or shop for sneakers online. All without reaching for your credit card. Everything we make is designed to give you control over your information. All the iMessages you send are encrypted. Fingerprint data is stored on your device, never on Apple servers or in iCloud. Apple Pay doesn’t share your credit card number. iPhone SE is water resistant to 1 meter for 30 minutes. iPhone SE lets you watch up to 13 hours of video on a single charge. When you do need to power up, just set it down on a wireless charger. Or connect to an 18W fast-charge adapter to go from zero to up to 50 percent in 30 minutes.
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  10. Apple - Pre-Owned iPhone X 64GB (Unlocked) - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Perfect for my teen just in case ahe loses the ohone...Phone...But I’m a little skeptical about the re furbishef phones."

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    Pick your GSM carrier of choice with this unlocked Apple iPhone X smartphone. The 64GB of internal storage offers ample storage for apps and multimedia files, while the 5.8-inch Super Retina HD display provides clear, detailed visuals. This preowned space gray Apple iPhone X smartphone features 12.0MP rear and 7.0MP front-facing cameras for high-quality photos.
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    "Perfect for my teen just in case ahe loses the ohone...Phone...But I’m a little skeptical about the re furbishef phones."

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    Pick your GSM carrier of choice with this unlocked Apple iPhone X smartphone. The 64GB of internal storage offers ample storage for apps and multimedia files, while the 5.8-inch Super Retina HD display provides clear, detailed visuals. This preowned space gray Apple iPhone X smartphone features 12.0MP rear and 7.0MP front-facing cameras for high-quality photos.
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