Stop for a moment to think about all of the old gadgets hiding around your home right now. All the old computers, tablets and cell phones tucked away never to be used again. And it’s not just devices that have been replaced by newer models, it’s also things that have become obsolete. Seriously, now that you have a killer camera on your iPhone or Galaxy S7, are you ever going to pick up that old dedicated point and shoot camera again? You probably didn’t even remember you had it until we just reminded you. And come on… as much as you use your PS4 these days, are you ever really going to dig your PS2 out of the garage and play those boring old games?
What you probably don’t realize is that all these gadgets sitting around your house aren’t just clutter, they’re a gold mine that you can quickly and easily turn into cash that can be spent on things you need and actually might use.
You shop at Amazon all the time. You belong to Amazon Prime. You probably even fancy yourself an Amazon expert. But did you know that Amazon has one of the most comprehensive used gadget trade-in programs out there?
From smartphones, tablets and cameras to wireless routers, video game controllers, computers, wearables, MP3 players and just about anything else that runs on a battery, Amazon’s trade-in program makes it insanely easy to learn how much your old unused gear is worth. Then you can gather it all up, ship it off to Amazon for free with a prepaid label, and get credit on your account to spend on anything and everything you want. And while some services can take forever, Amazon will pay you for your gear within two days of receiving it.
There’s another cool way to use Amazon’s trade-in service. When you buy a new smartphone, you can get some pretty low trade-in quotes from your carrier. If you don’t feel like selling your current phone privately instead, you can use Amazon long before you get your new phone. Smartphone value quotes are locked in for 21 days from now through May 1, so you can get your guaranteed quote now and know exactly how much you’ll have to put toward your new phone. Then you can take your time, buy the new phone, and send Amazon your old one once the new one is activated and all set up.
You’ll find a bunch of other benefits to Amazon’s trade-in program compared other options out there and like everything else Amazon does, it’s beyond simple to use. Get started right here on Amazon’s main trade-in page.
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