Price Advice How much is my damaged (but still working) iphone 3g 16gb worth?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Gmcube, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. Gmcube macrumors regular

    Jun 19, 2009
    I'm looking to sell it in the next week er so. I know its not worth much anymore, I waited too long but I might as well do it now. The screen is perfectly fine as far as I know, it had a screen protector on it since day one. It has the usual wear and tear you might expect, the apple logo has a noticeable scratch on it, but the damage I'm talking about is a hairline crack near the charging port. I have no idea how it got there or when but function wise its fine. Its jailbroken but should probably start from scratch to get any personal info off it.

    by the way, this is probably a stupid question but Ive never sold a phone before: Do I leave the sim card in or keep it?

    Also, not sure it matters but I do not have the box as it was originally a refurb.

    Where are the best places to sell them to get the most out of it?
  2. Hermes Monster macrumors 65816

    Hermes Monster

    May 4, 2010
    You might get £50-100 for it.

    Keep the sim.

    Try eBay or mobile phone recycling websites, the latter will be the lower price but less hassle. Don't worry about it being a refurb has the handset has long been out of warranty.
  3. Gmcube thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 19, 2009
    Maybe I should have mentioned Im American. Whats that in USD?
  4. jenzjen macrumors 68000

    Aug 20, 2010
    Google exchange rates
  5. ibbieta macrumors member

    Jun 19, 2008
    Hi - why do you advise keeping the sim?

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