If you are looking forward to resale your old phone without much hazel before you proceed to buy a new one, there are quite a few online websites that offer decent prices and are fit to sell used phones. Also, more often than not, the rate you get will be more than the exchange price e-commerce players offer for specific products.
So, if you wish to sell or recycle your old phone in India here are the best websites that could offer a decent quote.
Leading e-commerce portal Flipkart.com recently announced the introduction of the ‘Sell Back Program that allows customers a platform to sell their used mobile phones while receiving the right buy-back value in the form of a Flipkart E-Gift voucher. The program will be applicable on all phones whether purchased via Flipkart or not. The program is currently live across 1700 pin codes in India. Here is how it works-
- Visit the Flipkart app and select “Sell back” from the options in the bottom bar.
- Assess the value of the used mobile phone by answering 3 simple questions.
- Post confirmation, a Flipkart executive will pick up the product from your doorstep within 48 hours.
- Post verification, Flipkart voucher to be issued within few hours as per the confirmed sell back value.
Sell Used Mobiles is perhaps the most popular site in this niche. You can simply search for your phone or other gadgets (the website deals in desktops, Laptops, TV, Gaming consoles, Tablets, and iMacs), answer a few simple questions to define its condition and get your quote.
For a few phones that we tested, Cashify was one of the highest paying ones. The website also has a smartphone repair service that you can avail at your doorstep.
Mi exchange Program powered by Cashify: You can directly exchange old phones at Mi Home stores (available in Bengaluru, Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, and Chennai) while buying new Xiaomi phones. You can feed the details of your old phones to get a quote on the Cashify app and the store executive can examine your claim. You can, however, exchange only one device for a Xiaomi phone.
Budli is another website that accepts used phones. If your phone model is listed, you can directly enter details and get its equivalent cash value. In case you have a less popular model, you can still request a quote and folks at Budli will revert back to you within 72 hours.
If you accept the quote, you will be emailed a shipping label that you have to paste on the parcel that packs your phone and other documents. After your package is collected from your doorstep, shipped and inspected, money will be transferred to your bank account within 24 hours.
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Moswap is another such website that deals in second-hand electronic goods. What’s special here is that you can get an additional discount if you avail offers from a few other deal websites.
You can sell computers, iPad, android and iOS devices on Moswap in working or non-working condition.
Atterobay is another such portal that trades in second-hand mobile phones. It’s the same drill here. Just enter specifics the phone you wish to sell, ask for a quote and if upon inspection the condition matches what you had described, you will get your money as a bank account transfer or as demand draft.
6. Karma recycling
Karma recycling accepts devices in all conditions. If it isn’t working at all, you still get a minimal amount for recycling it.
You can get a quote and get your phone or other electronic device picked from your location. Besides iPhones and other smartphones, the website also deals in second-hand laptops and iMacs.
Apart from these sites, one can try their luck on second-hand buying and selling platform like OLX to find a better value for their used products. Market place such as Amazon and Flipkart through their exchange program also cough up inflated values especially during their sales which gives an opportunity to encash old electronics against new products. So one should compare the resell value of their products on all these platforms before zeroing down on a platform.