How to sell your phone machine – Options and considerations

Phones, like all other machines serve a purpose, and when they stop serving the purpose, they become useless. We see them lying around in our drawers and all over the house. They take up space, so that’s one reason to get rid of them, but there is an even stronger reason – there’s a financial benefit. Yes, you can sell your phone machine. You are probably wondering why you haven’t done that already.

There are few issues to consider when you’re trying to sell your phone machine. First, how old it is and how much it cost when you bought it. It’s not difficult to assume that you will be able to get a better price if your phone is not that old, and you paid a larger amount for it. The condition of the phone also matters. If you’re looking for a simple solution and you don’t feel like haggling, negotiating or waiting for a good offer, then ecoATM could be the best option for you.

Sell your phone machine – Options and considerations

ecoATMs are kiosk where you can place your old devices, not just phones, but also other gadgets like MP3 players and such, get a quote depending on its model and condition and if you accept the quote it will take your phone and pay you immediately. If you like the sound of that and you feel that this is the easiest and the best solution, then check if there’s an ecoATM nearby and go for it. If you don’t like the price, you can always sell your phone machine elsewhere.

Now, what other options are available, you might ask. Well, there should be a phone repair shop or a small independent reseller nearby and they are always buying old phones. Bear in mind that they will be trying to resell your phone at a higher price, i.e. to make a profit, so you might not get the best possible price with them. Still, you might get a reasonably good offer and if you do, well, go for it.

It is wise to browse the web and see for how much that model is usually sold for. That might even give you and idea regarding where to sell your phone machine, because it might lead you to a potential buyer. Services like eBay are a good option, but you can also check social media, particularly Facebook, where there are lots of groups full of people who are buying and selling stuff, including phones.

If you find a potential buyer who lives nearby, you might be able to strike a deal fast, and avoid additional costs such as shipping. It is up to you, but the important thing is, you can sell your phone, easily. Have realistic expectations and check if you can get a better price elsewhere, but, if you don’t feel like waiting and you just want to get rid of it, then go with the first available option.

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If your device is not listed, place your order as an Unknown Device. Please review our list of accepted electronics to ensure your device falls into one of the classifications. Following our fee-free shipping, we will evaluate your device and send you a quote. If you choose not to sell, your device will be returned to you free of charge!

Yes! We accept a vast amount of different electronic devices regardless of condition. To find out how much your damaged device is worth, locate your device on our website, select your model, and indicate the condition to receive an instant quote. If it has any value, we will compensate you accordingly. Otherwise, we would recycle it responsibly for you

There are a few reasons why the quoted payment can change following our evaluation:

  • You did not accurately select the condition of the device (most common).
  • The device has defects that are not indicated on your order.
  • You chose the wrong device or device model when completing your order.

Our customer service team is happy to answer any additional questions about changes to your quote

Our grading standard is different from what people usually would think. Our professional technicians base their evaluation on the quality of factors such as the

  • Screen
  • Frame
  • Backside
  • USB Charging Port

It is common for people to believe their phone is ‘like new,’ only to have a slightly different definition of the term compared to the industry standards.

If you don’t see your device on our list, email us at for your free quote. Include the device brand, model, and serial number in your message. We will have our technician deliver an estimate within 24 hours.

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