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Report says that Game Stop will soon start a program to trade in Android devices

0. phoneArena posted on 29 Apr 2012, 14:46

According to Gadget Experts, trading-in your old Android device will soon be as easy as heading over to your local Game Stop location; a leaked screenshot of Game Stop's internal computer system reveals that so far the program is limited to one Samsung tablet and a pair of Samsung handsets...

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posted on 29 Apr 2012, 15:23

1. MalakiMills (Posts: 257; Member since: 15 Jun 2010)

I'm curious to see what the resell values will be.

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 15:35

2. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1237; Member since: 13 Aug 2010)

Those are very specific devices....

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 16:32 1

3. Cha7520 (Posts: 221; Member since: 31 Oct 2010)

LOL..oh hell no! Gamestop are scammers!

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 16:52

4. Chronos (Posts: 258; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)

Pretty much. A person would get much less out of his or her device by trading it in at Game Stop.

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 18:24 2

5. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

Trading stuff in at gamestop isn't as bad as people make it seem, They are a business just like android manufacturers and are a business to make profit not to make you happy. Plus i got $130 yesterday for like 4 games.

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 19:06 2

7. biophone (Posts: 1994; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)

I tried buying a used game from them and 1 week after i bought it it stoped working. The warrenty was only good for a week. Learned my lesson. It was a fairly good price thiugh.

posted on 29 Apr 2012, 18:32

6. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

Well, if you are doing a trade in with them, look up online with other places on what value you can get. Radio Sahck would probably be a better deal at this point.

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 06:06 2

9. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

Radio "Sahck?" i didnt know that was a company xD lol jk i know what you meant man. And @biophone i understand it stopped working but the gamestop receipt says that you may return a used game within 14 days of original purchase, and at the 8 years ive shopped at gamestop and 100 games ive purchased only maybe one or 2 did not work.

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 12:16 1

11. remixfa (Posts: 14604; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

another benefit of used games at gamestop, is if you bring the used game back within a week, you get full money/credit back. Basically its a free 1 week rental. :)

There's nothing wrong with their pricing. Sometimes its a bit weak like when they offered me 25 cents for halo 3, and sometimes its pretty good. Its the most benefit to the hardcore gamers that run through games weekly. Buy it used for like 45 have it for a few weeks, resell it back for 35. Your not going to get much for old games, but if you think of it as a glorified rental service then the pricing is much cheaper than other options. :)

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 16:58

12. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)

In my local area we have a 14 day return time.

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 01:32 2

8. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)

Those who got pissed off with Mass Effect 3 endings can exchange their copy at Gamestop for a free Samsung Galaxy 2 with 2yrs contract.

That would be a sweet deal.

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 12:09 1

10. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)

It would be...
In a perfect world.

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