Smartphones like every other commodity usually lose their worth as they get older. Even brand new smartphones still lose a good chunk of its worth after a couple of years. Technically, two years is enough for a smartphone to completely lose its worth. Let’s take Samsung for instance…very few people still talk about the Galaxy S9 series presently? This smartphone comes with the Snapdragon 845 chipset which many will consider having a “mid-range” performance presently. This is exactly how the Samsung Galaxy S20 series will be in two years. However, the South Korean manufacturer just launched a guaranteed repurchase program that “retains” the worth of this flagship.
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This new plan allows Samsung users to recover 50% of the Galaxy S20 series purchase price after two years. Samsung calls this plan a “50% repurchase guarantee”. If users buy any of the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, or Galaxy S20 Ultra and treat it properly, they can return it to Samsung after two years and Samsung will give users half the purchase costs. Please note that this is not a trade-in plan. This is a plan that allows you to return the smartphone in a good condition and get half the purchase fee.
Important points to note for the Galaxy S20 series “50% repurchase guarantee” program
While some users will consider this offer an amazing one, there are some important points to note. You have to tick the following boxes to be eligible for this offer in 2022
- The phone MUST be purchased directly from Samsung
- The device MUST be able to turn on
- The display MUST be running normally with no issues
- No damage to the body. This includes dents, scratches or water/fluid stains
- No blacklists
- No Google factory reset protection.
Some may consider this a good offer. However, not all users will consider this offer as attractive. Nevertheless, if you are worried about the worth of your Galaxy S20 series, now you know Samsung can always take it back. What do you think about this offer? Good or Bad? Let us know your thought in the comment section below