Just like a car, an iPhone’s value starts to drop as soon as you walk it out of the Apple Store. How much the price drops depends on a myriad of factors like its cosmetic condition, network, storage capacity, how old the model is, and more. All these factors can make trying to figure out a fair selling or buying price almost impossible for the average iPhone owner. Luckily, you don’t have to.
Each month, we’ll be publishing our real, actual pricing data for every iPhone model. Consider this your iPhone’s TMV (True Market Value), or any other related acronym you can think of. We spend thousands of dollars each month for our trained pricing analysts to pinpoint these values. And fortunately for you, you’ll get to see it all for free.
Why would we do that? Well, we’re hoping that, out of the thousands of readers who visit this page, some small percentage of them will decide they want to sell their iPhone to us. How’s that for transparency?
What Do These Prices Represent?
The fair market value of pre-owned/used iPhones in the United States.
If you want to sell an iPhone:
If you’ve been googling “how much can I sell my iPhone for,” the following prices represent your model’s fair asking price, provided you’re looking to sell directly to an end-user on a resale marketplace like eBay, Swappa, or Craigslist.
That being said, selling an iPhone yourself can be a tedious process that comes with its fair share of additional costs and risks such as scammers, security issues, haggling, and people who are never ready to pull the trigger and buy. So, be sure to weigh your options when deciding your selling method.
Keep in mind that you won’t be able to get prices this high if you decide to trade in your iPhone with your cellular provider or Apple or want to sell it to a buyback website like GadgetGone. To learn more about your iPhone’s trade-in or resale value with a carrier or a buyback program, click on your model below:
If you want to buy an iPhone:
These prices represent what you should expect to pay for a pre-owned iPhone on a resale marketplace or from someone locally. If you can find a price lower than these, you’re probably getting a good deal. If the price is much higher, however, you’ll probably want to take a pass.