Wondering how to sell your old iPhone online? The iPhone 7 release date is right around the corner. Find out where to sell your old iPhone and get the best price or trade-in on your old iPhone 6S, 6 5S or other models before upgrading to iPhone 7
The new iPhone 7 release date is just around the corner, as Wednesday, Wednesday, Sept. 7, Apple will reveal and announce the official release date for its next iPhone models, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Over the last several months we’ve been hearing countless specs, features and pricing rumors for the new iPhone 7, all of which will either be confirmed or denied, at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday.
Anyone who has gone through the Apple iPhone update process in the past knows now is the very best time to get a good price on old iPhone 6S, 6 or other models if they want to sell. But how much can you sell your old iPhone for? Should you sell it online or trade it in with a carrier? For those who want to upgrade but don’t want to deal with the hassle of finding a buyer for your old iPhone but want a better price than mobile service providers will give you to trade in, then there are several options available for selling old devices to companies that will pay you on the spot for them, regardless of condition. Below we have compiled a list of places you can sell or get the best trade-in or sell price deals on your iPhone 6S, 6, 5S or other models.
Where Is The Best Place To Sell or Trade In My Old iPhone?
Flipsy is a site that aggregates sellers who will give your a price for your iPhone regardless of condition. You can lock the price in for up to 30 days.
Option # 1 – Flipsy.com
So Flipsy is a new service I’ve just become aware of this year that basically serves as an aggregator of sites that will buy your old iPhone 6S and below outright. If you don’t want to try to sell your phone to an individual or trade it in with a cell phone service provider, this is probably the best site to visit to get the optimal price for your old iPhone. Basically, the site will take a little bit of info about your device’s model, storage and condition and then shows you several retailers who will purchase the device as is and the price you can get. The great thing about this service is, prices are locked in for 30 days, so the price quoted to you won’t change if you choose to sell it within 30 days of the quote. If you happen to find a better price within those 30 days, some of the buyers will even offer to beat the price by $10.
Flipsy.com a good option for people with slightly damaged devices (ex: cracked but functional screen). I checked out the value I could get for my iPhone 6 with a cracked screen and was quoted a price of $230. This is more than I can get for the phone as a trade-in with Apple. Once you decide to accept a price, most of the purchasers offer you the option to be paid via check or PayPal. You’ll be given a printable shipping label, which takes care of the price of shipping your device to the purchaser, and then once it’s received, you’ll be paid the price quoted. As mentioned before, you have up to 30 days to send in the device, so you can hang on to it a little while, while waiting to purchase your new iPhone 7.
Here is a sample of the prices you can get for various iPhone models with Flipsy.com
- iPhone 6 value / sell price – up to $330
- iPhone 6 Plus value / sell price – up to $370
- iPhone 6S value / sell price – up to $425
- iPhone 6S Plus value / sell price– up to $520
Option # 2 – Glyde
Glyde offers a peer-to-peer marketplace for selling your device, which may yield the highest sell price.
Ok, next up is Glyde. Glyde is a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling your old iPhones. This means you list it, and once it sells you ship it out and Glyde pays you. The cool thing about Glyde is that they will send you a shipping kit complete with a pre-paid label, and all you have to do is place your old iPhone inside and put the package in your mailbox. The package is fully insured and tracked so you don’t have to worry about any mishaps during the shipping process. You also have a variety of options for payment including check, direct deposit or Bitcoin payment.
Glyde boasts selling prices of 10 to 20 percent higher than trade-in offers from companies like Gazelle or Apple. Here’s a look at the going rate for an old iPhone on Glyde.com:
- iPhone 5S value / sell price – up to $196
- iPhone 6 value / sell price – up to $415
- iPhone 6 Plus value / sell price – up to $487
- iPhone 6S value / sell price – up to $523
- iPhone 6S Plus value / sell price – up to $555
Option # 3 – Next Worth
Next worth will give you a fair price for your old iPhone and quotes are good for 30 days.
NextWorth is a trade-in company that allows you to trade in your old iPhone for a price. Quotes on Next Worth are also good for 30 days. Below is a rundown of some of the prices you could get for your old iPhone there, or you can check out NextWorth’s deals at this link .
- iPhone 5S value / sell price – up to $88
- iPhone 6 value / sell price – up to $245
- iPhone 6 Plus value / sell price – up to $305
- iPhone 6S value / sell price – up to $354
- iPhone 6S Plus value / sell price – up to $409
Option # 4 – Gazelle
Gazelle offers a variety of options for receiving payment for old devices including donations to charity.
For those who are more interested in having cold hard cash in hand, Gazelle may be a good option for you to consider. Though the prices it offers on old Apple iPhones isn’t as good as some of the others we’ve listed, you do have more options for how to receive your credit, including check, PayPal credit, Amazon gift card or charitable donation. The tricky thing about Gazelle is, if you are going to sell through Gazelle, it’s best to do it as soon as possible. With each day closer to a new device release, the values on older iPhones go down. Here’s a sample of the prices you can get for selling old iPhones to Gazelle.
- iPhone 5S value / sell price – up to $108
- iPhone 6 value / sell price – up to $200
- iPhone 6 Plus value / sell price – up to $225
- iPhone 6S value / sell price – up to $300
- iPhone 6S Plus value / sell price – up to $325