Apple Now Accepting iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, and 6s Plus Trade-Ups, Offers Up to $315

iphone-trade-upFollowing last week's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launch, Apple has added the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s Plus to its trade-up program in the United States, offering estimated trade-in values of $160, $275, and $315 respectively towards the purchase of a new iPhone.

Apple has also lowered its estimated trade-in values for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus by $25 each to $200 and $225 respectively, while the iPhone 5s now scores $90 instead of $125. iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c trade-in values are now $50 and $40 respectively, down from $75 each, and the iPhone 4s is no longer eligible for trade in.

• iPhone 5 - $50
• iPhone 5c - $40
• iPhone 5s - $90
• iPhone SE - $160
• iPhone 6 - $200
• iPhone 6 Plus - $225
• iPhone 6s - $275
• iPhone 6s Plus - $315

The iPhone trade-up program, not to be confused with the iPhone Upgrade Program, allows customers to trade in their old iPhone to Apple in exchange for credit to lower the full cost of a new iPhone, or to reduce the monthly payments of a carrier financing plan. Trade-in values, managed by third-party vendor Brightstar Corporation, may vary based on the condition of the iPhone traded in. Select Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone devices are also eligible for trade in.

iPhone owners looking to get the best value for their old smartphone should consider selling privately through websites like eBay or Craigslist, but Apple's trade-up program does provide a convenient and safe resale option.

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Top Rated Comments

Gooberton Avatar
74 months ago
This is robbery, from An already very greedy company, so your telling me I can get 325 for a phone I paid 1000 for 12 months ago? So nice of you. Yeaaaaaa, no thanks.
Score: 38 Votes (Like | Disagree)
uk1ee Avatar
74 months ago
I am a BIG fan of Apple but they are becoming such a greedy company. They need to be careful because not today nor next week but people will turn on them, just look how Sony took its eye of the ball
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Geert76 Avatar
74 months ago
$315 for a iPhone 6S! hahaha sure, Apple! WTF? I sold mine (64Gb SpaceGrey), 2 weeks ago for €600.

But hey, 'only Apple can do this'!
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Christian 5G Avatar
74 months ago
Ridiculous.

So, I paid $700 +/- last year for my 6s and they're only offering "up to 325". Don't think even a luxury a car losses value that fast in a year.

With how much money they profit, they just want more.

Are they going to sell them with their ways for more expensive ? Who knows...

What is sad is people not knowing or not like us on here with some knowledge will do it.

Greedy bas#%rds.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BeamWalker Avatar
74 months ago
I'd rather glue my phone to my car and boast that my new car tracker security system can also play music.

Apple somehow thinks all their customers can literally piss money.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Bacillus Avatar
74 months ago
I don't understand the pissing and moaning. It's just an offer, which you can take or not......
If 50% yearly is Apple's idea of depreciation, they sell economical junkfood and better start lowering their prices
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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