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    Where to sell an old phone...

    Hi Folks,
    My daughter has an iPhone SE 1st edition 128GB. It's spent its whole life in a lifeproof case so it's immaculate BUT it needs a new battery. Is it worth replacing the battery before I sell it, and where's the best place to offload it? I don't really want to use eBay, purely because of the chancers....

    To be clear, I am not trying to sell it here, just wondering whether it's even worth bothering.

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    Re: Where to sell an old phone...

    Have you checked cex for a quick sale? I supposedly swing eBay prices may give an indication of its real worth. Never sold one myself.

    Edit; it does power on?

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    Re: Where to sell an old phone...

    Yeah. Powers on but the battery goes dead very quickly. Might give CeX a go.

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    Re: Where to sell an old phone...

    Also can check https://www.compareandrecycle.co.uk/ as a comparison point

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    Re: Where to sell an old phone...

    CEX don't like dead batteries. If you swap in a new one, you'll easily recoup the investment.
    Society's to blame,
    Or possibly Atari.

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    Re: Where to sell an old phone...

    I have mine folded at home in a box. There is a pile of rubbish. I don't know why they are, they don't even turn on. One day I'll throw it all away. But not yet, they are interesting as a memory. When free space is required, then I will already make a decision on the disposal of trash.

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    Re: Where to sell an old phone...

    Replace the battery and then flog it on CEX or Music Magpie. MM usually give better prices than CEX. If you want to go the forum route then it's probably AVForums or the like.

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    Re: Where to sell an old phone...

    £47 from music magpie. Probably £30 to replace the battery. Think I'll just bung it on eBay for spares or repairs.....

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    Re: Where to sell an old phone...

    Is that £47 before the battery is replaced or after?

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