Where are you selling your iPhone 5s and how much are you getting.

nightghost

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Sep 19, 2013
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Well another year has past and i need to sell my iphone 5s 16gb and wanted to know where you are selling your phones and what is top dollar that your are getting.
 
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sjinsjca

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Oct 30, 2008
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Not quite an answer to your question, but from past experience I highly recommend BuyBackWorld: http://www.buybackworld.com

Last year I "traded in" a couple of iPhone 4s through them. Unlike my previous experience with their competitors, their service was terrific and they played no tricks on me with valuation once they received our devices. Watch out for that-- you might be quoted an impressive $XXX for a device from some less scrupulous company but end up getting significantly less.

BuyBackWorld's payment was fast too. Recommended.
 

jkel777

macrumors 6502a
May 10, 2014
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Probably selling mine on Craigslist, eBay, or Swappa a month or so after I get the 6.
 

Stayfly2407

macrumors 6502
Apr 1, 2011
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VA
Sold mine on craigslist last monh because I knew the value would go down once keynote was announced. Had silver 5S 32g, sold for $500, I'm good. Waiting on iPhone6 now :D
 

Allthings-I

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Jul 25, 2014
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Craigslist, I'll be listing mine 1 week before launch because I do not have a spare phone to use in the mean time so will need to use this one and then toughen it out until the 6 is launched.
 

Stlcheer

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Jun 13, 2010
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Saint Louis, MO
I'm planning to sell my 5S on eBay. I'll list it a few days before release since I don't have a spare. And if it doesn't sell on eBay then I'll just use Gazelle.
 

sixxmum

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Aug 15, 2010
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I'll probably sell mine to one of my adult kids or teens. If DH gets a new one, I suspect he will do the same.

I sold my last iPhone to Amazon, I think.
 

YoitsTmac

macrumors member
Aug 30, 2014
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Wow. It seems I got the most for my iPhone. I sold my 16GB iPhone 5S (gold) for $520 after being talked down from $530 for cosmetic damage my buyer didn't see in the 16MP images I posted. If you ever think you'll sell your iPhone, keep the box and as much in it as you can.
 

mhdena

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Sep 16, 2009
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Probably Craigslist. Not interested in possibly being scammed on eBay.
Craigslist has a higher probability of being scammed than ebay for items a few hundred dollars or more..

Lot of built in protection with ebay, much more than Craigslist which doesn't have any does it?