IPhone update time is here again, and if you have a new iPhone 6S or 6S Plus on your wish list there’s a good chance you’re about to have an extra smartphone lying around. Assuming you don’t feel like letting that pricey little gadget sit around collecting dust, here’s how to get the most moola for your outdated handset.
Gazelle: Gazelle is one of the biggest names in smartphone trade-ins thanks to its rock-solid reputation for a rapid turnaround and sizable payouts. Right now you can score hundreds of dollars for an iPhone 6, assuming it’s in unblemished condition. Here’s how the figures break down, with the ultimate payout amount varying depending on storage amount and carrier.
iPhone 6 Plus: $270 (16GB,
Sprint) — $395 (128GB, Unlocked)
iPhone 6: $235 (16GB, Sprint) — $370 (128GB, Unlocked)
iPhone 5S: $115 (16GB, Sprint/T-Mobile) — $185 (128GB, Unlocked)
iPhone 5: $60 (16GB, Sprint/T-Mobile) — $125 (64GB, Unlocked)
Trading your phone in with Gazelle is as simple as heading to the website, selecting your phone and condition, and then waiting for the prepaid box to arrive at your door. Once you send in your old phone, Gazelle emails a confirmation that your device was received and your check is on its way. Your price is locked in for 30 days from the time you request your trade-in, so you can secure the highest value today and send your old phone when the new iPhone launches on Sept. 25.