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Today I got from Grover an email with the note that the new iPhone SE 2 (model from 2020) can now be rented there. If you want to get the 64 GB model in black, white or red for a month on a test basis, you pay a good 60 euros for the month with the rental service and 45 euros per month for three months. When I checked the Grover website, only the white iPhone was still available, but they usually fetch new supplies when they notice that certain devices are working well.
You can find the exact price scale for the rent here:
I am always wondering whether I should get a new iPhone model for a month for a test post on my blog, but so far I have always lacked time to get things done here. But even if you only privately consider getting a certain iPhone model, the monthly rental price is still halfway within the framework.
What I find positive about Grover is that in the event of damage, 90% of the repair costs are covered by Grover. I would still only use the iPhone with a case, because I am extremely bumbling and it slips out of my pocket or out of my hand every few days, but it is good to know that you do not have to expect high costs in any case Has.
Maybe also interesting: My contribution to good cases that fit the iPhone SE 2.
I've wanted to write a long article about Grover the whole time, but for now here's a quick look at my experience with the service.
I had reason to use Grover a few months ago when my MacBook Pro was sent to Apple because of a bloated battery. The exchange took a few weeks and during that time I would have missed my daily work tools - an intolerable condition.
I was looking for a replacement device and came across Grover in this context. Renting there is extremely easy and transparent. Within two days I was able to hack on a new MacBook Pro, which reached me in its original packaging and still sealed.
I opted for a monthly rental and then kept the MacBook Pro for two months. The whole campaign cost me almost 400 euros, but more than a month without tools would have been significantly more expensive - from that point of view I'm extremely happy that there are services like Grover.
If you're considering using Grover, you can this link here use. In that case, you will get one month free for a rental period of three months or more and I will also get a free month if I use Grover again.
Incidentally, in addition to iPhone and MacBook models, Grover also offers game consoles, drones, televisions and all sorts of other gadgets. The new DJI Mavic Air 2 will soon be found on Grover - another gadget that I would love to rent.
I hope the post didn't come across as an advertisement because I'm not affiliated with Grover and I don't get any money from the store. The recommendation here is simply based on my positive experience with the rental service.
Jens has been running the blog since 2012. He appears as Sir Apfelot for his readers and helps them with problems of a technical nature. In his free time he drives electric unicycles, takes photos (preferably with his iPhone, of course), climbs around in the Hessian mountains or hikes with the family. His articles deal with Apple products, news from the world of drones or solutions for current bugs.