Refurbished iPhone 12

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The Refurbished Apple iPhone 12 is superfast 5G compatible, offers up to 17 hours of video playback, and is equipped with the A14 Bionic chip. This used and reconditioned iPhone 12 is great for Facetiming, streaming, and playing games with edge-to-edge OLED display. Take fantastic photos with the Dual-Camera System and explore new opportunities with Night Mode. Better yet, the second-hand iPhone 12 is protected with Ceramic Shield, which has four times better drop performance compared to the previous generation.
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    Save £180 compared to buying this phone brand new on the same plan

    When you bag a refurbished iPhone 12, you’ll save a whopping £180 compared to buying this phone brand new on the same plan. On top of this, you’ll get an extended 24-month warranty, and you’ll be giving a used phone a second life – whereas otherwise it may have ended up in landfill.

    Find out more reasons why our like new phones are such a smart choice.

    There’s a whole shelf-full of reasons to grab an Apple refurbished iPhone 12 from us:

    • You’ll save money – an iPhone 12 refurbished costs less than a brand new on
    • You’ll get a second-hand iPhone 12 that's been classified as Grade A within the refurbished phones category following an in-depth 36-point check – it’ll be working perfectly, with no visible scratches and all data securely wiped
    • You’ll get an extended 24-month warranty and a no-quibble 14-day money-back guarantee – so there’ll be no worries
    • You’ll give a second-hand iPhone 12 a new life – whereas otherwise it may have ended up in landfill
    • You’ll have the reassurance of knowing that, if replacement parts have been needed, genuine Apple ones have been used – though most of our refurbished iPhones haven’t had any parts replaced
    • You’ll get free next day delivery if you order before 4pm Monday-Friday (T&Cs apply) – so there’ll be no waiting around and twiddling your thumbs
    • You’ll earn 1 Clubcard point for every £1 you spend on your bill – and then you can use your points to lower your bill

    Refurbished iPhone 12 FAQs

    • What’s a like new phone?

      Our refurbished iPhone 12s are like new phones – second-hand phones that’ve been classified as Grade A within the refurbished phones category following an in-depth 36-point check. Our used and reconditioned iPhone 12 devices work perfectly, with no visible scratches and all data securely wiped.

      Most of our refurbished iPhone 12s haven’t had any parts replaced. If replacement parts have been needed, we’ve made sure to use genuine Apple ones.

    • What’s the cheapest iPhone 12 model?

      If you’re after a tasty deal on the iPhone 12 then you’ve come to the right place. Here at Tesco Mobile, when you bag one of our Grade A used iPhone 12s, you’ll get everything you love about the phone – but at an even better price. You can see all our refurbished iPhone 12 deals on this page.

    • Are your refurbished iPhone 12s good to buy?

      They certainly are. Our refurbished iPhone 12s are like new phones, so you know they’re Grade A standard within the refurbished phones category. Looking for a brand new iPhone instead? No problem. We’ve got the iPhone 13, iPhone 14 and loads more on our shelves.

    • What do your refurbished iPhone 12s come with?

      All our refurbished iPhone 12s are packaged in a recycled box, along with:

      1. A charging cable (USB-C to Lightning)
      2. A SIM-eject tool
      3. A 24-month warranty information leaflet
      4. An FAQs leaflet

      Just as when these phones are bought brand new, they don’t come with a mains plug (power adapter) or headphones (EarPods). Any USB-C mains plug will work with the charging cable, while any standard 3.5mm headphones will work with the phone when connected to a Lightning adapter.

    • What happens if my refurbished iPhone 12 becomes faulty?

      You'll have all the protection you’d expect in terms of 14-day and 30-day returns. And for added peace of mind, you’ll get an extended 24-month warranty. For more info on returning an order, and what to do if your phone becomes faulty, just head here.

    • What’s covered by the 24-month warranty?

      What this warranty covers:

      Your device is covered against defects in materials and workmanship but excludes wear and tear, for a period of 24 months from the date you purchased your device. This is called the “warranty period”. If there’s a defect or fault with your device during the warranty period, we’ll repair or replace your device (at our discretion). These are the only remedies available under this warranty and you won’t be able to choose whether your device is repaired or replaced. This warranty will only cover the phone with the IMEI that the warranty leaflet was supplied with.

      What this warranty doesn’t cover:

      This limited warranty is conditional upon proper use of the product. This limited warranty doesn’t cover:

      • Defects or damage resulting from accident, misuse, abnormal use, abnormal conditions, improper storage, improper exposure to liquid, moisture, dampness, sand or dirt, neglect, or unusual physical, electrical or electromechanical stress
      • Cosmetic damage including but not limited to scratches and dents
      • Discoloration of the screen related to normal wear and tear
      • Camera spots that can only be seen on a white background
      • Defects or damage resulting from excessive force or use of a metallic object when pressing on the touch screen
      • Equipment that has the serial number or the enhancement data code removed, defaced, damaged, altered or made illegible
      • Ordinary wear and tear including but not limited to any deterioration of the battery capacity, including but not limited to the battery percentage indicator being below 80%
      • Warning messages within the software related to the battery being below 80%
      • Defects or damage resulting from the use of the product in conjunction or connection with accessories, products, or ancillary/peripheral equipment
      • Defects or damage resulting from improper testing, operation, maintenance, installation, service, or adjustment not furnished or approved by the supplier, including but not limited to the installation of unauthorised software and unauthorised root access, both of which shall void this limited warranty
      • Defects or damage resulting from external causes such as collision with an object, fire, flooding, dirt, windstorm, lightning, earthquake, exposure to weather conditions, theft, blown fuse, or improper use of any electrical source
      • Defects or damage to the Face ID or Touch ID
      • Warning messages within the software where the phone remains functional within the definitions of this warranty

      You won’t be able to claim under this warranty if:

      • The serial number on your device has been removed
      • We know, or reasonably believe, your device to be stolen
      • The iCloud/Find my iPhone lock hasn’t been removed
      • The device has had its software updated to a version different to that provided by the manufacturer of the device

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    Incredible performance

    With an A14 Bionic chip, 5G capabilities and a 16-core Neural Engine, our refurbished iPhone 12s perform incredibly, without compromising on battery life. Play your favourite games, stream the latest films, and stay connected with better performance and longer times between charging.

    Capture everything

    From night mode time lapses to 10-bit HDR – your videos and photos can capture more and look sharper. Keep your social media feeds stocked with eye-catching imagery that won’t need any tweaking.

    Stunning display

    Immerse yourself in your games and films on an amazing 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display – with great contrast and higher resolution than previous releases. These models are more durable too, as their ceramic shield keeps your screen protected when drops and falls happen.

    Battery capacity 2815mAh
    Fast charge Yes
    Official charge rate -
    Power saving Low Power Mode
    Removable battery No
    Standby time (hrs) -
    Talk time (mins) -
    Wireless charging Yes - Qi (7.5W) and MagSafe (15W)
    Depth (inches) 0.3
    Depth (mm) 7.4
    Dust resistant Yes
    Height (inches) 5.78
    Height (mm) 146.7
    Shape Candybar
    SIM type Dual SIM
    SIM 1: Physical nano-SIM card or eSIM
    SIM 2: eSIM (eSIM is not yet available on all networks)
    Water resistant Yes - IP68
    Weight (g) 162
    Weight (lbs) 0.36
    Width (inches) 2.81
    Width (mm) 71.5
    Bluetooth Version 5.0
    HDMI output No
    Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
    Personal hotspot Yes
    USB cable Yes
    USB type USB Type-C to Lightning
    Wi-Fi (WLAN) Wi-Fi 6
    Wi-Fi Direct No
    CPU speed A14 Bionic chip with Next?generation Neural Engine
    Email Yes
    IM Yes
    Multimedia messages Yes
    Text messages Yes
    Brightness 625 nits
    Contrast ratio 2,000,000:1
    Multi-touch Yes
    Pixels 460 ppi
    Resolution 2532x1170
    Screen type Super Retina XDR OLED
    Size (inches) 6.1
    Touch screen Yes
    2G Yes
    3G Yes
    4G Yes
    5G Yes
    Band Quad
    Works in the US Yes
    Gyroscope Yes
    Generic software version iOS 14
    Operating system Apple iOS
    Sound formats
    AAC Yes
    AMR No
    AU No
    M4A No
    MP3 Yes
    MP3 Ringtunes Yes
    Ogg Vorbis No
    Real Audio No
    WAV No
    WMA No
    Video formats
    3GP No
    AVI No
    MP4 Yes
    Real Video No
    WMV No
    Image formats
    Animated GIF Yes
    BMP Yes
    GIF Yes
    JPEG Yes
    PNG Yes
    WBMP Yes
    Accelerometer Yes
    Ambient light sensor Yes
    Barometer Yes
    Digital compass Yes
    LiDAR scanner No
    Proximity sensor Yes
    Document formats (application required)
    .doc (Word) Yes
    .pdf (Adobe Acrobat) Yes
    .ppt (PowerPoint) Yes
    .txt (Plain text file / Notepad) Yes
    .xls (Excel) Yes
    Card max size N/A
    Card slot No
    Device memory 64GB/128GB/256GB
    RAM 6GB
    Front camera
    Additional features Portrait Lighting
    Deep Fusion
    Smart HDR 3
    HDR video recording
    Cinematic video stabilisation
    QuickTake video
    Live Photos
    Lens correction
    Burst mode
    Aperture f/2.2
    HD video recording Yes
    No. of cameras 1
    Resolution (max MP) 12
    Selfie modes Portrait mode, Animoji and Memoji, Night mode
    Slow motion 1080p @ 120fps
    Camera type Dual rear-facing
    Flash type Brighter True Tone with slow sync
    HD video recording Yes
    No. of cameras 3
    Resolution (max. mp) Ultra Wide: 12
    Wide: 12
    Secondary camera resolution (MP) 12
    Slow motion 1080p @ 120 fps or 240 fps
    Zoom type 2x optical zoom out
    5x digital zoom in
    Rear camera
    Additional features Portrait mode
    Portrait Lighting
    Night mode
    Deep Fusion
    Smart HDR 3
    Live Photos
    Advanced red?eye correction
    Burst mode
    Audio zoom
    QuickTake video
    Time-lapse video
    Cinematic video stabilisation
    Continuous autofocus video
    Playback zoom
    Stereo recording
    Aperture Ultra Wide angle: f/2.4
    Wide angle: f/1.6
    Bokeh filters Yes
    Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) Yes
    Flash Brighter True Tone flash with slow sync
    FOV 120-degrees
    HD video recording 4K video recording @ 24 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps
    HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 30 fps
    No. of cameras 2
    Resolution (max MP) Ultra Wide angle: 12
    Wide angle: 12
    Slow motion 1080p @ 120 fps or 240 fps
    Type Ultra Wide angle
    Wide angle
    Zoom 2x optical zoom out
    5x digital zoom in

    3.5mm headphone jack No
    A-GPS Yes
    Always On No
    Document viewer Yes
    Face recognition Yes
    FM radio No
    GPS Yes
    Loudspeaker Yes
    Music player Yes
    Video calling Yes
    Video player Yes
    Voice activated dial Yes
    Voice recording Yes
    Web browser Yes
    Wi-Fi calling No
    Facial recognition Yes
    Fingerprint sensor No
    Accessibility features Voice control
    RTT and TTY support
    Siri and Dictation
    Type to Siri
    Switch Control
    Closed Captions
    Speak Screen
    Back Tap
    Device warranty 1 year