Apple Launches Trade-In Program for Old iPhones

Customers can bring old ones into physical stores for credit

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Aug 30, 2013 5:38 PM CDT

(Newser) – Those who plan to upgrade to a shiny new iPhone next month (a gold one, perhaps?) now have a new option from Apple: They can bring their old iPhone to an Apple store and trade it in for credit toward a new one, reports CNBC. Savvy shoppers can easily find better trade-in deals elsewhere, but 9to5mac says Apple apparently figures that the convenience of walking into a store with an old phone and walking out with a new one will trump that. The program applies to all generations of the iPhone, and Wired has the details of how it works for consumers.

File photo of an iPhone.   (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File)
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