Second Hand Samsung Phones Wishlist: The Best Phones to Get in 2023 - OzMobiles

Samsung is one of the world’s most popular smartphone brands and consistently produces some of the highest-quality Android phones on the market. So it probably comes as no surprise that choosing one is a tough decision, especially when you’re browsing second hand Samsung phones, and you can take your pick from the many smartphones the company has released over the years. Which one continues to offer the most value in 2023?

Samsung makes a LOT of smartphones, so a lot of it comes down to what you want. If you’re after an excellent camera, various accessories, and attentive and caring customer support, you can take your pick. Do you want the best possible deal on a high-end flagship phone or just the cheapest phone you can get your hands on? Would you prefer a flip phone or one with a stylus pen?

If you focus on what you’re looking for in a smartphone and how much you’re willing to spend, you’ll find no shortage of options. And if you’re unsure where to begin, OzMobiles currently has a massive sale on Samsung Galaxy phones. These phones are all refurbished, meaning we’ve put them through a strict testing process and made any necessary repairs, and they all come with warranties included. If you want a Samsung Galaxy phone at second-hand prices but with the quality and security of the store-bought kind, our refurbished Samsung phones offer the best of both worlds. It’s a guarantee you may not get when you buy used Samsung phones through regular online marketplaces.

Need some ideas to help you get started? Here are some of the best second hand Samsung phones to buy in 2023.


Benefits of Samsung Phones

Founded in 1938, Samsung has sold goods across various industries, including food and insurance. Yet the South Korean company’s electronics business, which started to take off in a big way in the 70s, really put the company on the map. It paved the way for smartphone success, which began to roll in when the company released its original Samsung Galaxy in 2009.

As the world’s top-selling smartphone manufacturer now, Samsung make smartphones that are as good as it gets for the Android operating system. No matter which model device you get, buying any sort of second hand Samsung phones means benefits like:

Worldwide availability

Samsung is multi-national in the truest sense of the word. No matter where you go, Samsung devices, accessories and services are almost guaranteed to be available.

Multi-tasking capabilities

Features like the Multi Window and App Pair functions make it easier to perform multiple tasks on your Samsung phone simultaneously.

The Google Play store

Samsung’s Google Play shop is the world’s largest app store, with more than two million available apps, including all the highest sellers.

Samsung DeX

The DeX function allows you to quickly turn your phone into a workstation or observe your photos and videos on the big screen. Wireless DeX is available, too, making it easy for you to connect your phone to a smart TV or monitor and use a keyboard and mouse with it.

Woman holding blue/green Samsung phone surrounded by plants

Long-lasting battery

One trait that makes Samsung smartphones so reliable and popular is that they come equipped with long battery lives to carry you through the day.

Top-notch security

Samsung Knox protects Samsung smartphones at both hardware and software levels at a level that both governments and businesses trust. As soon as you turn on your Samsung phone, you’ll benefit from this encryption and protection service.


Samsung was one of the first smartphone companies to develop 5G-enabled phones.  Now 5G is common across Samsung phones, whether they’re flagship or entry-level.

Impressive camera standards

It’s well-known that Samsung smartphones come with excellent camera quality, but you can do even more with a Samsung camera than you may think. You can use long-exposure photos to capture the movement of time in motion, move the shutter button to a more convenient location, scan documents and QR codes and take slow-motion videos. Of course, these features may vary depending on what kind of Samsung phone you get. But bright and clear photos that look sharp whether you take them day or night are a given across both new and used Samsung Phones.


Best Second Hand Samsung Phones to Get in 2023

New year, new phone – but without the price tag that comes with a new model? Sounds like a good deal. Some of the best refurbished Samsung phones available include:

Galaxy Z Flip4 5G

One of Samsung’s very best foldable phones, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 is made of ultra-thin glass that allows it to neatly fold right up and fit in your pocket, even if it’s a small one. Powered by a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 processor, the phone boasts an impressively high level of performance that allows you to use it for functions like gaming with ease. There are three cameras – Main, Ultra-Wide and Selfie – plus a healthy all-day battery life.

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

The last phone in the Note line, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is also one of the best second hand Samsung phones you can buy right now. It comes with a 6.9-inch 120Hz display and impressive screen resolution, a 50x zoom camera, a Stylus pen that allows you to write smoothly and easily, and the power to stream Xbox games. From taking photos to taking notes on the go, this versatile model can make your day easier and more fun in a number of different ways.

Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra was the flagship phone of 2022 and one of the company’s best and most powerful phones to date. It included – and enhanced – all of the things that Samsung lovers appreciate, with the fastest chip of all time, a longer-lasting battery, the strongest ever night photography and the inclusion of an S Pen like the Note range.

Grey Samsung Galaxy S22 close up in a tree

Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G

The flagship Samsung phone of 2021 is still a good buy, especially since you can now save almost a grand by buying one refurbished (stocks are limited!). It comes with a bright 6.8-inch AMOLED display and 120Hz refresh rate, four camera lenses that can take crisp, clear photos and achieve as much as 100x zoom, and a lightning-fast fingerprint scanner for responsiveness.

Galaxy A53 5G

If value for money is one of your main priorities, the Galaxy A53 offers many sought-after Samsung qualities – such as a high-quality camera set-up and a crisp and clear screen, for a more affordable price. With a 120Hz refresh rate and Gorilla Glass protection, it’s powerful and high-performing enough to satisfy most Samsung fans.   


Where to Get Second Hand Samsung Phones

If shopping for second-hand smartphones makes you nervous about what kind of quality to expect, shopping for used Samsung phones through OzMobiles is the solution for you.

An Australian-owned company, we put all our devices through a rigorous 72-point testing process at our Melbourne headquarters. We ensure every phone is fully functional, with a battery life of at least 80%. We sell them with 12-month warranties and 30-day money-back guarantees so that if anything does go wrong, you’re covered.

We offer free and fast shipping. If you order a device before 12:30 pm on a weekday, we’ll send it out on the same day. On a tight budget? If you have your eye on one of our refurbished Samsung phones, but you’re on a tight budget, you can pay in instalments through third-party providers like ZipPay, AfterPay or PayPal Pay in 4. And if you find a better deal on the same phone somewhere else, we’ll beat that price by $10 (terms and conditions apply).

Do you want more information about the second hand Samsung phones that OzMobiles have on offer or about refurbished smartphones in general? OzMobiles are happy to answer any questions and help you find the perfect Samsung phone for you. Get in touch with us

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