As the iPhone 4S hits markets in North America, Europe and Japan today, resellers are seeing a wave of users looking to get rid of their old iPhone models. Consequently trade-in prices for previous iPhones are rapidly dropping, so interested users must hurry.
Trade-in website NextWorth has changed its offer of $250 for an iPhone 4 and now customers can only get $200 for a 16 GB iPhone 4 and $215 for a 32 GB Iphone 4; in both cases, the handset must be in good condition, PC Mag reports.
Gazelle, on the other hand, is willing to give $222 for a 32 GB iPhone 4, but the device must be in "flawless" condition, that means the iPhone "still looks and functions like you just removed it from factory packaging with a screen that is absolutely pristine."
The "good condition" note allows small scratches on the body or the display. eBay Instant Sale also dropped the prices for iPhone 4 deals. If a week ago, customers could have made a good deal and received $307 for an iPhone 4, now they will only get $178.5 for a 16GB version in good condition.
So if you plan to trade in your old iPhone, that wasted time could be expensive.
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