Does Apple Buy Iphones
Does Apple Buy Iphones
Yes. Apple Trade In lets you recycle any Apple device (including devices from Apple-owned brands) at any Apple Store and on apple.com(Opens in a new window) for free. That includes your batteries and old electronic products as well as free, on-demand packaging recycling for our commercial, education, and institutional customers. When we receive your device, it will be thoroughly inspected to determine if components can be recycled or reused. Whether recycled or reused, all activities relating to the processing of your device will be managed in an environmentally responsible way.
To receive a 0% APR installment on eligible products from apple.com, the Apple Store app, or an Apple Store, you must choose Apple Card Monthly Installments as your payment option at checkout.2 If you choose to pay for your eligible Apple purchase all at once with your Apple Card, that purchase will not receive 0% APR and instead will be subject to the standard purchase APR assigned to your Apple Card.
AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon are the national wireless carriers for iPhone in the United States, and they all offer 5G service. iPhone SE, iPhone 12, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max are 5G capable. The Apple Store and apple.com sell these models for use on these networks.
Looking for a quick and easy option? Consider selling your old device to a buy-back service. Although it's not entirely without risk -- if the old iPhone isn't in the condition you said it was, for example if it is a broken iPhone, you may not get the full value quoted by the buyer -- it does minimize the time and hassle, especially compared with trying to sell it yourself on, say, eBay or Craigslist.
There are traditional trade-in options like those offered by Apple and Best Buy (see the next section), and then there are buy-and-sell marketplaces like those listed below. Before you spend a lot of time hopping from one to another to get quotes, head to Flipsy, which compares US trade-in values at multiple buy-back stores. It shows you the payment methods, price-lock duration (that's how long you have before you need to send the phone in) and price based on the condition of the old device. (Because each buyback program and store is little different when it comes to "condition" definitions, Flipsy doesn't drill down beyond phone model, carrier and storage.) SellCell is another price-comparison service for anyone looking to score top dollar for an old iPhone.
Gazelle is probably the trade-in service that most people are aware of and the name recognition might give you some added comfort when it comes to handing over your old iPhone. It's got a lower Truspilot score than other services, though has seen plenty more reviews submitted. Being a known brand does mean that could lowball you on trade-in prices, however.
An honorable mention goes to Swappa, which has a sky-high TrustPilot score (4.8) but isn't really a buyback service. Rather, it's a marketplace designed to connect buyers and sellers. Think eBay, but with a focus on devices like your iPad, iPhone or other Apple product. To list your older iPhone (which doesn't guarantee a sale), you must first create a Swappa account and then connect a PayPal account. You also set your asking price, which necessarily includes a sale fee, but not any additional PayPal fees that may apply.
Those rates are reasonably competitive for an Apple trade-in, but you should definitely shop around. Apple's trade-in program doesn't factor in how much storage your phone has, however, so an iPhone 13 Pro with 128GB will net you the same trade-in value as one with 1TB -- which is very different elsewhere.
Best Buy offers a trade-in program as well; at press time, a 128GB iPhone 13 in good condition would fetch you $340 with Pro variants offering higher values. (Taking an unfortunate cue from Apple, trading a higher capacity model in does not raise the value.) Curiously, the Best B