Why you should start buying used or refurbished computers instead of new ones
We all know that technology is evolving very fast and day by day we are witnessing better technology hence better gadgets from laptops to mobile phones they are just getting better. But there is something we should keep in mind that where these devices going after getting outdated in a matter of months ?
Yes they are being sold in local markets or companies refurbish them so that they can be used again.
Are they good enough? Yes !!
If you buy a refurbished or used gadget then you are saving a lot of money, you can get a working laptop for just 10,000 rs and save remaining amount for other things. If you are a normal user who wants to surf the internet or maybe watch movies then there is no point of buying a super expensive laptop because you are not going to utilize its full resources and just wasting your money. Even a 6 years old laptop can do these things easily and if you are using linux then you can expect more life from it.
I know second hand laptops or phones will not last longer than new ones but they will teach you how to work efficiently and which software consume more resources so at the end of the day these second hand devices will make you a more responsible user.
Using a refurbished gadgets can save environment too !!
We all know how these mobiles phones and laptops are made, they consist of plastic which release toxic substances and does not decompose easily. Earth’s rare material like gold and silver are also being used to make internal circuits.
Companies want you to get their latest gadgets as soon as they launch to make profit, this is all marketing strategies and they will advertise their products like they have totally changed their technology and this new gadget is the most powerful and best gadget in the world whereas the truth is just opposite.
In most of the the cases you will find that the brand new gadgets and appliances does not use a complete new technology but only few modifications and powerful specs. As a normal user you do not want a high powered computer and second hand computers are just good enough to fulfil all your needs. Now you know why you should use refurbished products. Even this article is being written with the help of a refurbished 10,000 rs Lenovo T410 laptop which I bought from ebay.
In many cases you will see unboxed items on ebay and amazon, these devices are mostly new ones returned from the customers just because they wanted a different colour maybe or different memory size. You can get them for a great price and save your money.
Be a wise customer and think before buying anything.