Sell iPhone today or wait to Unlock then sell?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by lionfleet, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. lionfleet macrumors newbie

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    As we all know the iPhone 5 is coming out tomorrow. I want to sell my iPhone 4 and get the best possible return.
    Would it be better to sell it TODAY asap (craiglist) in order to get the best possible price before the 5 devalues prices?
    OR
    Should I Jailbreak/Unlock it to up the value and then sell it? The problem with this is it may take a DAY longer...

    So what do you guys think? I'm running out of time... Sell immediately or Unlock then sell even if it takes longer?
    Thanks so much!
     
  2. RedCroissant Suspended

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    Make sure it's unlocked first and then sell it. I say that because if I were in the market to buy an i Phone, I would be willing to pay much for an unlocked version versus a locked one. And with T-Mobile practically begging for iPhone customers, you have a better chance of getting a good price for it. Good luck with the sale.
     
  3. lionfleet thread starter macrumors newbie

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  4. billygarrett3 macrumors newbie

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    How do I unlock my I phone 4s?

    I just bought an IPhone 4s (AT&T) from a friend. I have verizon. I am just wanting to sell this phone for the best possible price. I have read that if it is unlocked it will sell for more. It does not have a sim card in it. If I go to walmart and buy a sim card will I be able to unlock it through AT&T or do I have to have his sim card and do it with that first? What are my options? Thanks, I am trying to get money to buy books for school.
     

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