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Trade-in rush to sell iPhone 5, 4S and 4

The trade-in rush has started to sell iPhone 5, 4S and 4 after the Apple event invitation landed yesterday. The 2013 iPhone event is planned for September 10, and while the invites didn’t reveal any product details they did hint at something bright with a number of colors being shown that could signal the incoming color choice.

Apple iPhones can drop with their trade-in price the closer we get to event day, and this is due to a flood of handsets being traded in that push down the exchange value. Now that we are just days away from the next event it seems like the best deals won’t be around for long.

The real problem comes with wanting to upgrade to an Apple iPhone 5S or 5C from an iPhone 5, 4S or 4 but not knowing the finer specs and features until event day.

This decision is easier for an iPhone 4 owner thanks to that smartphone being a few years old now, but for iPhone 5 and even 4S owners it might not be an easy choice right now.

Sell your iPhone at O2 Recycle for cash
Sell your iPhone at O2 Recycle for cash

Sell an iPhone 5, 4S or 4 in the UK — one of the best places to sell an iPhone in the UK is with O2 Recycle. It is a simple process that involves checking out how much your handset is worth, then they will send you an envelope that you send your iPhone back in. We have done this a few times and you get your money pretty quick.

Sell an iPhone 5, 4S or 4 in the USA
Sell an iPhone 5, 4S or 4 in the USA

Where to sell an iPhone in the USA? Next Worth is one of the best places most technology blogs recommend in the US, and they will quickly tell you how much most electronics are worth including iPhones, iPods, iPads and other brands as well. GameStop also offers a program to sell consumer electronics for cash, so they might also be worth checking before making a choice to see who offers the best price.

Would you trade-in or sell your iPhone 5, 4S or 4 without knowing the exact iPhone 5S/5C details? The Apple event invitations have been sent and we have 6 days until almost everything is known about the 7th generation iPhone, so the issue is whether to sell now or wait and find out more.

We have embedded a 4-minute video below this article that takes a look at this very topic, and explains now is the time to sell your iPhone. Take a look at their video and let us know if you agree with the reasoning. They list a number of ways to sell your iPhone that includes considering friends and family.

If you do sell your current smartphone to upgrade to the iPhone 5C or 5S, do you know where you will sell and have you considered friends and family? Let us know in the comments.

Those of our readers in China might want to read about a special iPhone 5S event being setup for this part of the world the day after the US event held at Apple’s headquarters.

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Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: [email protected]

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

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