Reasonable price for used iPhone 4

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  1. macguymike macrumors 6502

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    I have an iPhone 4 that is basically like new except for the cracked glass on the front. I have an OtterBox case on it that makes it usable.

    I've thought about trying to get the glass fixed but I'm eligible for an upgrade and considering going up to a 5 and selling my 4 to offset the cost. But I'm not sure what a fair price would be to ask for it.

    The glass is only cracked at the bottom of the screen, mostly in the bottom right corner, and a single almost unnoticable crack in the upper left corner. Otherwise I've taken good care of it.
     
  2. rgctx macrumors regular

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    How many GB ?

    iPhone 4 prices start at around $250 (for a 8GB Version) and up, this varies week to week, a new glass front in my area is $99, so im pretty sure you would have to deduct something for the screen.
     
  3. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    In that condition with cracked screen around $150 or so.
     
  4. wesk702 macrumors 68000

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    Repair the glass yourself on the cheap. In its current condition will get you $100-$150.
     
  5. macalec macrumors 6502

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    I would tell you approx 100.00 with the screen damage.
     
  6. macguymike thread starter macrumors 6502

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    It's a 32GB white phone, on Verizon.
     
  7. macguymike thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I've seen decently related repair kits for about $60.

    If I repaired the screen, how much would I be fair to ask?
     
  8. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Oh its a Verizon iphone 4?
    You can lower the price even more due to that.
     
  9. macguymike thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Based on what, exactly?
     
  10. Ann P macrumors 68020

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    Verizon is a CDMA network and your phone is just that. GSM iPhone's are more sought after as they can be unlocked for other sim carriers, within or out of the country.
     
  11. macguymike thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Ah! Okay, thank you for the clarification. :)
     
  12. macguymike thread starter macrumors 6502

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    If I repaired the screen, how much would I be fair to ask?
     
  13. wesk702 macrumors 68000

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    2-250
    Proving it is unlocked is key for a good price
     
  14. dictoresno macrumors 601

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    cant unlock an verizon iphone 4, theres no SIM slot....so its going to be for a verizon customer only.

    i agree, as long as the screen is replaced, for about $60 from icracked, the phone should bring in around $200-$225.

    if it remains cracked, i wouldnt give more than $130-$150 knowing i need to then spend the cheese to repair it myself.
     
  15. macguymike thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Cool. I ordered that exact kit earlier today.

    I'm assuming if I wait around for the next version of the 5, that price will go down.

    I appreciate everyone's input on this!
     
  16. dictoresno macrumors 601

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    the icracked kits are the only ones ive used, they are high quality....good choice. and when you do sell, make sure you declare that the screen was replaced by yourself, its only fair since it will void any kind of warranty the phone has, if it still does for whatever reason. in addition, its just the right thing to do, especially if the new owner needs to take it to apple for any reason, they should be able to tell it was opened and repaired not by them.
     
  17. wesk702 macrumors 68000

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    Ooh, I must have skipped over the verizon only part.
    If that's the case I wouldn't pay more than mid $100's for it.
     
  18. dictoresno macrumors 601

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    the going rate for a verizon iphone 4, 32gb is still in the same $200 range as an at&t one. the sale will just be a tad harder to make since its for a less diversified range of people.
     
  19. richdousa, Jun 10, 2013
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    check this website

    check the current market value
     
  20. apnavarun macrumors newbie

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    I recently got used iphone 4 for $250 and its looks and working conditions are absolutely fine.
     

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