Last Minute Xmas Gifts: Discover the Joy of Premium Refurbished Phones for Your Loved Ones

Written by: Emma Morris


Are you looking for some last minute Christmas gifts but struggling to find the perfect one for your loved one?

Don't panic – you're not alone. Thousands are facing the same dilemma.

Fortunately, we're here to assist with all your gifting needs!

Explore the best electronic presents currently on the market below.

Or, check out our curated selection of refurbished iPhones, refurbished Samsung and refurbished Google Pixel phones. At, we're here to make sure every Christmas morning is extra special.

Key Takeaways:

  • iPhone 14 Pro Max: The best device for those Apple lovers.

  • Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: Prefer Samsung instead? This phone is for you.

  • Google Pixel 7 Pro: Has excellent features that are nicer to your wallet! 

Last Minute Gifts for this Holiday Season

Although the UK's annual inflation is expected to fall in 2024, many families across the country are still struggling to find presents this season without draining their bank accounts.

Whether it's through stories on social media or the news, we often hear about families unable to afford the perfect gift. But what there were alternative options available?

High-quality, refurbished products can make excellent gifts, comparable to their brand-new counterparts, especially if they are phone checked certified, and have undergone an extensive 90-point inspection to boot.

So, those looking for that last minute gift, worry no longer.

Looking for more present ideas? Explore our article on the best iPad for Kids and which iPhone has the best camera for additional inspiration.

The Refurbished iPhone 14 Pro Max

Christmas should be about family, not about material gifts. However, if you place an iPhone 14 Pro Max in your loved one's hand, and you're likely to make their day a little bit brighter.

The iPhone 14 Pro Max is praised as one of the best iPhones currently on the market, offering fantastic performance with Apple's latest A16 Bionic chip and excellent video capture capabilities.

Its sleek stainless steel casing and minimalistic design add a touch of modern luxury to the device, elements that don't seem to be fading anytime soon. This is reflected in its continued popularity, even with the iPhone 15 Pro Max breaking ground in the smartphone market.

The cherry on top of this device is its 48MP primary rear camera with its ƒ/1.78 aperture, an almost revolutionary component for Apple smartphones by providing crisp, bright imagery undeterred by low-light conditions.

Plus, if they buy this fun gift from, you also receive £45 worth of accessories, which will allow you to save those extra pennies for that special night out. Take a look at our iPhone 12 Pro Max 128GB refurbished model now!

The Refurbished Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

Are you looking for a last minute gift more in the Samsung realm? Your Christmas shopping ends here with the refurbished Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra.

Featuring a 6.8" Dynamic AMOLED 2X display and Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, any lucky recipient will be thrilled to find this device under the tree on Christmas day.

Each tap, slide, and scroll feels controlled and smoothed, thanks to these top-of-the-range components, leaving behind the disparities that previously troubled the S22 Samsung users.

Plus, it also comes with a quadruple-camera system: a 12MP AF Ultra Wide Camera, a 200MP Wide Camera and two 10MP Telephoto cameras. This setup provides one of the best camera systems in the business, especially when considering the value you get with a refurbished product.

And the bonus: this gift arrives in a 100% biodegradable box when purchased from Join our commitment to sustainability today!

The Refurbished Google Pixel 7 Pro

All these options are slightly on the pricier side. That's why we've also thrown the refurbished Google Pixel 7 Pro into the mix for those looking for a great gift that's more wallet-friendly.

The Google Pixel 7 Pro is your best friend when obtaining a budget physical gift with great cameras.

This compact device comes with a triple camera system, featuring a 50MP wide camera, a 48MP telephoto camera and a 12MP ultrawide camera - all equipped with a Real Tone technology, which creates clear and vivid portrait imagery reflective of your true skin colour.

Plus, similar to those mentioned above, every interaction with the Google Pixel 7 Pro is incredibly smooth, thanks to its Google Tensor G2 chip offering you 20% more efficient and powerful than its predecessor.

How does this help you? Well expect more battery life in everyday use without effecting performance - it's that good.

Explore the Google Pixel 7 Pro 256GB refurbished by us today, and be assured your purchasing one of the best gifts out there!

Note: Next day delivery is not available for some UR's products.

Final Thought on the Best Last Minute Christmas Gifts

From understanding the values of the iPhone 14 Pro Max to the wonders of the budget Google Pixel 7 Pro, you can now put all those Christmas gift guides aside and relax knowing you've got Christmas day covered.

In this article, we've discovered together that last minute Christmas gifts don't have to come at a cost to your wallet.

In fact, when you go through the refurbished root, you can still have all the best features found in that shiny, brand-new model.

Make those last minute gifts special and buy a refurbished device from - all coming with 12-month insurance to give you that extra peace of mind.

Happy festive season!

Emma Morris

Emma crafts insightful and informative articles about refurbished phones for Her expertise guides readers in making the smartest choices for their tech needs.