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10 Best Straight Talk Refurbished Phones in 2019

You’ve seen a lot of Straight Talk phones for sale this month. Many of us got the phone we want with awesome deals. But if you are still looking for one simply because you have a tighter budget than us, you should check out the Straight Talk refurbished phones.

Some of these are the flagship phones 3 or 4 years back and now you can own them within a low budget. So, you’ll have to accept some scratches and bruises here and there of the phone’s body as they’re renewed. However, the performance and durability will be good without any doubt.

10 Selected Straight Talk Refurbished Phones

We’ve selected unlocked Straight Talk Verizon phones so that you can use it on any CDMA-based carrier. As Straight Talk or Verizon can give you cost-efficient deals, we thought you would want to go with them. So, pick one from below reading the hands-on experiences and activate it on your chosen carrier.

1. LG Premier

This is a cheap Straight Talk phone that you can get under 100 bucks. But don’t go away seeing the low price as you’ll get high-end configuration considering the price. Yes, that’s the reality for buying refurbished phones.

LG Premier 4G LTE Prepaid Smartphone Straight Talk
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LG Premier 4G LTE Prepaid Smartphone Straight Talk
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) 5.3" HD touchscreen
  • 8MP camera/5MP front-facing camera/video recorder
  • Battery talk time up to 14 hours
  • Internal memory 8GB (device only)
  • Supports microSD memory card up to 32GB (not included)

The camera quality, touch response, and speaker quality are still good enough of this phone. Also, you can rely on its battery for long hours of talk time and internet browsing.

However, we heard some issues regarding this phone not being compatible with the Straight Talk. But we think there might be some misunderstanding and you should contact the carrier’s customer care for more information.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 5.3” that has a resolution of 1280×720 pixels and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Qualcomm MSM8916 chipset, it runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 1GB+8GB and you can add an additional 32GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 5MP and 8MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 2300mAh battery can give you 14 hours of talk time and 11 days of standby time even after refurbishing.

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2. ZTE Max Duo

The Max Duo is your phone if you like big screens but don’t want to spend much. It’ll give you premium movie-watching and gaming experience.

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Straight Talk ZTE Max Duo 4G LTE Prepaid...
  • This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process...

But let’s not get our hopes to reach the sky because this is a renewed phone. After some days of use, you’ll realize that it’s not a waste of money. The image quality will impress you with an acceptable battery life.

From some users, we got many complaints but the issue with its volume level is the legit one. You’ll have to compromise on the volume level as you won’t get very loud sound even with maximum volume. Otherwise, all other features and functionalities are satisfactory.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 6.0” that has a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Snapdragon 615 chipset and Adreno 405 GPU, it runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 2GB+16GB and you can add an additional 64GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 5MP and 13MP+2MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 3500mAh battery can give you 18 hours of talk time and 312 hours of standby time on the 3G network even after refurbishing.

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3. Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

This is the first Straight Talk refurbished phone from Samsung on this list and there are no other brand’s phones till the end. The Galaxy Core Prime was a phone with a small screen but a powerful processor.

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Samsung Galaxy CORE PRIME Straight Talk SmartPhone...
  • This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process...

So, fast performance is a normal thing for this phone with the great display quality. After refurbishing, it works so well that many are planning for the second one in a row.

However, there’s no denying that some of them got faulty hardware and some customers had to return it. As an electronic product, uncertainty is a common thing but getting positive responses from customer care is the main issue. Complaining about your faulty phone will give you a brand new one in no time.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 4.5” that has a pixel density of 207 pixels per inch and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Snapdragon 410 chipset and Adreno 306 GPU, it runs on KitKat that you can upgrade to Lollipop without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 1GB+8GB and you can add an additional 64GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 2MP and 5MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 2000mAh battery can give you 13 hours of talk time and 60 hours of music listening even after refurbishing.

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4. Samsung Galaxy J3 Luna Pro

The Galaxy J3 Luna Pro is a great looking phone with curved edges all over. You’ll feel comfortable and have a firm grip holding this phone in your hands. The new phone can cost more but we’re talking about refurbished ones which cost way less.

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Straight Talk - Samsung Galaxy J3 Luna Pro 4G LTE...
  • Qualcomm MSM8917 processor, Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
  • 4G LTE speed
  • 5" TFT touch screen
  • 5.0MP rear-facing camera, 2MP front-facing camera
  • 16GB internal memory plus microSD slot

You can use it right out of the box and won’t take you long to set it up with Straight Talk. Its screen quality looks fresh, the battery life was okay, and the sound quality was impressive.

Also, we saw clear pictures takes by its rear camera. Our recommendation is to check the seller before ordering because there are some frauds who mislead customers with wrong information.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 5.0” that has a pixel density of 294 pixels per inch and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Snapdragon 425 chipset and Adreno 308 GPU, it runs on KitKat that you can upgrade to Nougat without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 1.5GB+8GB and you can add an additional 256GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 2MP and 5MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 2600mAh battery can give you 19 hours of talk time and 71 hours of music listening even after refurbishing.

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5. Samsung S920C Galaxy Grand Prime

Ordering the Galaxy Grand Prime, you should expect to get it in a generic box. But the product inside will look and perform like a new one. So, getting refurbished Straight Talk phones for sale will not be a risk.

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Samsung S920C Galaxy Grand Prime LTE Smartphone...
  • This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process...

This is an unlocked phone that works fine on any CDMA-based carrier like Straight Talk or Verizon. But don’t expect to get a SIM card included with the package. You’ll have to buy it additionally.

Otherwise, the phone performs smoothly and fast like a brand new phone. The screen will be without any crack and the audio quality will be as you require from a Samsung phone.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 5.0” that has a pixel density of 220 pixels per inch and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Snapdragon 410 chipset and Adreno 306 GPU, it runs on KitKat that you can upgrade to Lollipop without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 1GB+8GB and you can add an additional 64GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 5MP and 8MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 2600mAh battery can give you 17 hours of talk time and 75 hours of music listening even after refurbishing.

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6. Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro

 The Galaxy J7 Sky Pro is the best Straight Talk refurbished phone for your money. The specification indicates that this phone can withstand heavy usage. But the price will give the vibe of a cheap phone. However, both are true and you should give this phone a try.

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Total Wireless Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro 4G LTE...
  • 5.5" HD screen; 1.4 GHz quad-core processor; Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 4G LTE; Wi-Fi capable; Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology; MP3 Player
  • 8 MP Camera/5 MP front facing Camera; Internal memory 16 GB; supports Micro SD memory card up to...
  • Plans sold separately

This is a locked phone and you will not be able to use it on any other carrier than Total Wireless. Though Total Wireless is an MVNO of Verizon Wireless, you’ll not be able the use the SIM card of Verizon.

That might seem like a drawback but Total Wireless also has very low-cost monthly data plans. So, you’ll be good with this phone without using another carrier’s plans.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 5.5” that has a pixel density of 401 pixels per inch and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Exynos 7 chipset and Mali-T830 GPU, it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 2GB+16GB and you can add an additional 256GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 5MP and 8MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 3300mAh battery can give you 31 hours of talk time and 21 days of standby time even after refurbishing.

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7. Samsung Galaxy S4

How about you get a phone that costs less even with a high-end specification and get extra accessories in the package? That would be great and it can be true if you order the Galaxy S4.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 White - for Straight Talk with...
  • 100% Ready to activate on Straight Talk Wireless
  • Runs on Verizon 4g LTE network
  • One-Page Custom instructions included
  • Includes 4G LTE SIM
  • Registered with Straight Talk (No Extra Fees)

This refurbished phone works like a new one with great display quality. The pictures taken by its cameras are also of high-resolution. You can expect a phone with a SIM card pre-installed and a charger with an extra battery.

The battery backup was good enough and the extra battery came in handy on many occasions. So, you must check the seller and order one today before the stock runs out.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 5.0” that has a pixel density of 441 pixels per inch and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Snapdragon 600 chipset and Adreno 320 GPU, it runs on Android 5 Lollipop without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 2GB+16GB and you can add an additional 64GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 2MP and 13MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 2600mAh battery can give you 17 hours of talk time, 350 hours of standby time, and 62 hours of music listening even after refurbishing.

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8. Samsung Galaxy S5

The Galaxy S5 has really impressive specs like all other S series phones from Samsung. But we were stunned seeing the price. However, it makes sense as the phone is a renewed one.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 for STRAIGHT TALK with...
  • Galaxy S5 for Straight Talk with Accessories Bundle
  • Use Verizon's 4G LTE Network through Straight Talk, Prepaid, No Contract, No Overage Fees!
  • 5.1-inch AMOLED display with a pin sharp full-HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 and 432 pixels per inch...
  • 16MP Quick Shot Camera
  • Accessories Included: 1) A second brand new AUTHENTIC SAMSUNG brand battery ($15 Value), 2) A brand...

The display quality, performance while multitasking, camera quality, touch responsiveness, and battery backup is good enough.

But we got some complaints about some battery issues. Some phones may get bad battery backup or broken circuits inside the battery and got passed the test. This can happen as you don’t know when the problem will occur. So, replacing the battery after complaining will solve your issue.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 5.1” that has a pixel density of 432 pixels per inch and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Snapdragon 801 chipset and Adreno 330 GPU, it runs on Android 6 Marshmallow without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 2GB+16GB and you can add an additional 256GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 5MP and 16MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 2800mAh battery can give you 21 hours of talk time, 390 hours of standby time, and 67 hours of music listening even after refurbishing.

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9. Samsung Galaxy S6

 We’re getting close to get the latest flagship phones of the Galaxy S series. The S6 was released not long ago and has the features of giving you the support with all the latest software updates.

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Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S6 "Platinum Gold"...
  • Straight Talk Samsung galaxy S6 32GB "Platinum Gold" runs on Verizon's towers on Straight Talk's $45...
  • Phone is Pre-Registered with Straight Talk
  • 4G LTE Sim Card installed. 1 Year Limited Warranty "Customer Drops and abuse not covered".
  • No-Contract $45.00 Unlimited Talk+ Text + 5GB of ultra fast 4G XLTE Data on Verizon"Service Card Not...
  • Easy to Follow instructions for activation + Free Screen Protector included

The refurbished phone may seem a bit costly but it is worth every penny. The screen quality needs no introduction and the sound quality is also like a new one. Movie watching, gaming, internet browsing experience is very realistic on this phone.

The renewed Galaxy S6 performed so well that we couldn’t complain about anything. You can get a nice case and tempered glass for protecting the screen from scratch within the package. So, don’t wait anymore and order one for your wife and yourself.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 5.1” that has a pixel density of 577 pixels per inch and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Exynos 7420 chipset and Mali-T760MP8 GPU, it runs on Lollipop that you can upgrade to Oreo without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 3GB+32GB and you can add an additional MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 5MP and 16MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 2550mAh battery can give you 17 hours of talk time and 49 hours of music listening even after refurbishing.

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10. Samsung Galaxy S7

This is the last refurbished for sale that you can use with a Straight Talk SIM card. This is a locked phone which will not accept any other carrier’s SIM card and not even Verizon.

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Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S7 "Platinum Gold"...
  • Straight Talk Samsung galaxy S7 32GB "Platinum Gold" runs on Verizon's towers on Straight Talk's $45...
  • Phone is Pre-Registered with Straight Talk 4G LTE Sim Card installed. 1 Year Warranty plus free...
  • No-Contract $45.00 Unlimited Talk+ Text + 5GB of ultra fast 4G XLTE Data on Verizon"Service Card Not...
  • Easy to Follow instructions for activation

But don’t panic hearing that because Straight Talk is offering some dope monthly plans that you’ll really love. Also, the phone comes with all the necessary accessories and you can start using it right out of the box.

After 2 or 3 days of usage, you’ll fall in love with this phone’s powerful specs and performance. The battery backup will also be like a brand new phone. We highly recommend this phone to you and your family.

Key Features

  • The screen size is 5.1” that has a pixel density of 577 pixels per inch and a smooth touch response considering it is reused.
  • With the Exynos 8890 chipset and Mali-T880 MP12 GPU, it runs on Android 5 Lollipop without any lag after 1 or 2 years of the previous usage.
  • Its internal memory configuration is 4GB+32GB and you can add an additional 256GB MicroSD card for more space.
  • With 5MP and 12MP cameras on the front and the back, it looks like brand new and takes high-quality images.
  • Finally, its 3000mAh battery can give you 22 hours of talk time and 62 hours of music listening even after refurbishing.

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What You Should Look Before Buying a Straight Talk Refurbished Phone

  • Before buying a Straight Talk refurbished phone, firstly, you must check the seller’s reputation as we told earlier in the review. You’ll see a lot of bad reviews about dissatisfied customers but that wouldn’t happen if you have checked the seller.
  • When the phone is delivered to you, check if the accessories have the quality that’s promised by the seller. Otherwise, return the phone and claim a refund.
  • Also, read the refund policy before you proceed because we’ve seen a lot of customers getting cheated. It’s because they didn’t do a background check and thought it was too much hassle to read policies. You should not order like that.
  • This is where you check if the phone is locked by its previous carrier or not. If you expect a locked phone with your desired carrier, that is fine but not otherwise. Also, it’s better to go for unlocked phones anyway.
  • Finally, look for the warranty and quality of the phone. According to different prices for the same range, you’ll get an idea about the phone’s quality. Our request is not to expect the quality of a 200 dollar phone paying only 100 for it.

So, that’s all about the top 10 renewed phones and we think you’ll love them. However, don’t skip the points before ordering one and you’ll be fine.

Final Recommendation

Among 11 Straight Talk refurbished phones, we think Samsung Galaxy S7 will be the best option for you because of its price and quality. If you think that the price is still out of your affordability, you can go for the Samsung Galaxy S5.

Last update on 2019-12-13 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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