Apple offers iPhone trade-in plan in some European Apple Stores

Apple offers iPhone trade-in plan in some European Apple Stores
Apple has exported its retail store trade-in plan for the Apple iPhone to Europe. In participating European Apple Stores, all you need to do is bring in your old iPhone for "reuse or recycling" which the Cupertino based firm says is good for the environment. Besides doing something good for the planet, you are also receiving a credit for the phone, which you can apply to the purchase of a new Apple iPhone 5s or Apple iPhone 5c

Apple has previously allowed owners of its iconic smartphone to trade-in their device online. If you would like to know what you can get for your old iPhone, or would rather handle the whole affair on the internet, visit Apple's Reuse and Recycling site at the sourcelink. There, you will be asked a series of questions that will reveal which model iPhone you are trading in. You then are asked some questions about the condition of the phone. Is there water damage? Is there cracked glass? Does the device work?

Once you've answered all of the questions, you will receive a quote, in this case it came up in British Pounds. If you are happy with the price bid for your older Apple iPhone, you fill out more personal information to generate a prepaid shipping label. You have five days from the time the price is agreed upon, to send in your old iPhone. As an example, a 16GB black Apple iPhone 5 in perfect condition with no water damage, cracked glass or scratches, will fetch you 110GBP ($175.50 USD) with the power cord.

For those who would like the immediacy of turning in the older phone, getting a credit, and walking out of the store with a new model, this is now possible in certain European countries including the U.K.


source: AppleStore via Pocketlint

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7 Comments

1. TwentyWendy

Posts: 65; Member since: Aug 12, 2013

Lol 175 dollars :)

2. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

For an iPhone 5 that is probably in good condition that is a seriously bad quote. Selling online would yield much better results at almost twice as much.

5. blingblingthing

Posts: 976; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Bu bu bu ... The great residual value.

3. Lampriya

Posts: 245; Member since: Oct 05, 2013

Great deal!

4. chemhaz

Posts: 161; Member since: May 04, 2012

iPhools will flock to this deal and get ripped off twice in the one transaction,

6. binary-os unregistered

A effective way to retain same customers igenius .

7. ar777

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 16, 2013

This kind of exchange scheme in India has quadrupled their sales but the only three things different are - a) They are giving a fixed amount discount on purchase of your next iphone b) They are accepting android as well as Apple devices c) They are not claiming that its for the envoirnment Wondering what will Cook do with all those Android phones..maybe give them to the Chinese child labourers on christmas at Foxconn ...or.... make a mountain of them and burn them at his next presentation to wake people up...

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