iPhone 12 or 13

Should I buy an iPhone 12 or 13?

When it comes to buying a new iPhone, it's easy to get caught up in the hype around the latest tech, but sometimes, it's worth considering an older model like the iPhone 12 or 13. You can still get amazing features at a fraction of the cost!

Here are the main reasons why you should consider buying a generation or two behind:


The iPhone 14 retails at $799 just for the phone alone. When you include accessories, taxes, insurance, and set-up fees, add another $100-$200 to your receipt.

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 have nearly identical features and at Cellular Dealz we sell 12's for $400-$440, and 13's for $550-$600 depending on storage size and condition, making these models a much more budget-friendly option. Plus our prices are always dropping, and if the 12 or 13 is still not quite in your budget, we have a selection of even more affordable products right at your fingertips. 


The iPhone 12 and 13 have many of the same features as the iPhone 14. For example, the iPhone 12 and 13 series share the same 5G capabilities, A14 Bionic chip, and OLED displays as the iPhone 14.  

While the iPhone 14 may have some new features, the iPhone 12 and 13 series have many of the same desirable features and can get the latest iOS updates for a fraction of the cost. 


This one is for all of you parents out there who don't believe in buying children brand new phones, especially if your child is prone to losing or breaking phones, why spend upwards to 1K on a brand new device? Buying a child their first phone? Consider an iPhone 8, X , Xr, or an 11. These are great-quality devices that sell in our store between $200-$300 bucks. 


Buying an older phone normally means paying for the device outright, and the advantage to owning a paid-off device is it saves you from worrying about those sneaky monthly payments and hidden insurance fees. So you can focus on enjoying your smart phone without worrying about next month's payment.

In conclusion, if you want a high-quality, budget-friendly device, consider purchasing a used or refurbished iPhone. We update our inventory every week. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest updates on tech and new products!

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