By next week, we expect to be introduced to the new iPhone, and shortly thereafter Apple's latest smartphone will be in the hands of consumers everywhere. Many Apple addicts will inevitably begin to neglect their older model iPhones once they've gotten new ones, letting their old iPhone gradually lose resale value in a drawer or on a shelf somewhere.
Apple recently decided to go after some of those scorned old iPhones, offering to take them back as trade-ins in exchange for Apple gift cards through its "recycling and reuse" program. But the field of online outlets looking to pay good money for old iPhones is crowded, and sending your old iDevice back to Cupertino is far from the only option. It's now possible, for example, to accept an offer for your old iPhone online from Walmart and instantly get a credit at the mega-retailer that you can spend even before sending in your used device.
Here's a brief breakdown of some of the prices being offered online as of Thursday for those older iPhones that will instantly become a little less cool and desirable next week:… Read more