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Daily Markup #584: Carousell makes buying high-quality preloved phones safe and simple with InstantBuy Mobile

Ching Yee Ho



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A stress-free shopping experience

  • Don’t mind owning preloved items, but still prefer new when it comes to electronics? We feel you. You can never know the true condition of a device until you’re using it, or when someone intentionally sells you lemon goods and you have yourself what is effectively a high-tech brick.
  • 500-backed recommerce marketplace Carousell gets it, and so the team launched a new program called InstantBuy Mobile, which promises to create a worry-free experience for users shopping for a preloved phone.
  • With InstantBuy Mobile, shoppers on Carousell can rest assured that all mobile phones come from authorized and/or reliable partners. Sellers need to have at least a 4.9-star rating on the platform, while Carousell ensures that each device is professionally inspected using over 40 quality checkpoints. Certified devices also come with compatible chargers.
  • There’s even the option to get a 12-month warranty for as low as~US$22. 
  • Received a damaged product that’s not as advertised? Fret not. Carousell also offers a 7-day return policy!
  • Save money and minimize your carbon footprint with peace of mind.
  • Read the full article here.

Ching Yee Ho