Best Way to Sell a Phone in Poor Condition | Smash it for More Money!

Posted by Todd 09/26/2019 1 Comment(s)

Seems crazy, right? How could the best way to sell a phone in poor condition be by smashing it? Well, as Jeff Bezos always says, don’t trust opinions, trust data. So let's explore this a bit further.


Data Doesn’t Lie:

According to current statistics, most of us are hanging onto our smartphones for longer periods of time. The consensus is that innovation in smartphone technology has slowed thus we are not compelled to purchase a new phone year-after-year. I think most of us would agree with this sentiment and the data certainly supports it. Therefore, the majority of individuals who own a smartphone do not posses the latest model. Yet there inevitably comes a time when you want to upgrade your smartphone.


Some of you may be holding onto your phone longer than you normally would because you think it may be beyond its useful life or you believe the device no longer has any monetary value. Although a new smartphone such as an iPhone, for example, will lose as much as 30% of it’s value after the first year of ownership, that shouldn’t dissuade you from trying to sell it to recoup some cash towards the purchase of either a newer model iPhone or the current model iPhone.


The considerable drawback with holding onto your cell phone for more than a few years is the greater the chance the condition of that device will degrade. In other words, statistically speaking, the more time you hang onto your existing device the greater the chance that device will end up in poor condition and as a result the less money it will ultimately be worth. But here’s an interesting fact, smartphones in poor condition generally garner the same cash offers as phones in broken condition. Let me repeat that; smartphones in poor condition generally receive the same cash offers as phones that are broken!


Smash Your Phone to Get the Most Money for it

As a result, and this may seem a bit unorthodox, if you want to get the most money for your old phone, your best bet is to smash it! Ok, let me explain. The largest factor when it comes to getting the most money for your used phone is condition. Let’s take the Samsung Galaxy S10 to illustrate. A simple check on shows us the best place to sell Samsung Galaxy S10 for the most money. As you can see below a flawless condition Samsung Galaxy S10 can fetch as much as $445. However, if your Galaxy S10 is in poor or broken condition, you could only hope to receive as much as $128. Again, your broken Galaxy S10 is worth the same amount as a working Galaxy S10.



What to Do With This Knowledge:

This is the absolute critical part in the process so, DO NOT smash your smartphone unless you have a protection plan such as SquareTrade, AppleCare+, or cell phone insurance through your mobile carrier. You will need this coverage in order to process a claim for your broken cell phone and receive a new one. Once the claim is approved and you receive your brand new device you can turn around and sell your new phone for the most money possible online.


Follow These 5 Steps:

Step 1: Check HERE to see where to get the most money for used cell phone in poor condition and in new condition

Step 2: Smash your phone (Again, make certain you have cell phone insurance)

Step 3: Contact your insurance provider (whomever you purchased the insurance from) for a new replacement device

Step 4: Revisit the BestPriceDevice offers page and follow the on screen instructions with the company that pays the most for your new mobile phone

Step 5: Use the cash you receive from the sale towards the purchase of a new phone

1 Comment(s)

10/05/2019, 05:46:53 AM

i think this is good but i do not want the cell company to cancel insurance if i have too high of claim? would that take place??? i want the most money for cell but will need insurance for new phone. do you have suggestions???

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