Every 2 years we spend our hard earned money on what we hope is the best phone around. Sometimes however, what we thought was going to be the flagship device of our hearts, merely turns out to be a dinghy. What are we to do then? Sell it so we can fund our device lust but of course!
Which flagship devices have the best chance of getting your money back? We took a look at all the flagships from the major OEMs available in the U.S. and found some interesting results:
It’s that time of the month again! We’ve updated our database with the latest sub-10 inch tablets including the Kindle Fire HD 8.9, Nook HD and iPad mini. Come take a look at how they fared this January.
Does the word Honeycomb ring a bell? It was Google’s first step in propping up the 10 inch tablet market in which Android was getting ready to compete with the uncontested king of the hill, the iPad. The 10 inchers had a rough start with their nascent app markets and unremarkable performance.
SA – Global Tablet Vendor Market Share: Q3 2010
Although worldwide tablet purchases increased 300% year over year in the second quarter of 2011 (up to 13.6 million units), Android saw its market share drop from 34% down to 26.8%. This however, relative to Q2 of 2010 (shown above) where Android accounted for a meager 2.9% of tablet sales, was still promising progress.
December saw a huge surge in Holiday sales, with new phones rising to the top and a not so surprising bunch falling to the bottom. Take a look at our December Market Report to see all the stats.
While there are many familiar faces atop the sales leaderboards, there were a number of surprises and interesting trends. Check out the details in our full, free report:
Ever wished you could easily insert Movaluate’s fair market price into your Craigslist or eBay listing? Well now you can with our new embed feature:
If you look below your device’s image, you will find a shiny green “embed” button. Clicking this will drop down a box with the embed HTML code, which you can copy and paste into any listing editor that accepts HTML.
Quickly and easily add a touch of clean professionalism and authority to any device listing by adding our price report badge which gives potential buyers a quick look at the phone itself, its name, the fair-market value as well as the condition and date the report was generated. Users can click the badge to navigate to Movaluate’s complete price report including average price history. .
Let us know if you have any questions about how to use this new feature, or if you have any comments about Movaluate. We’re always eager to hear your guys’ feedback! Happy Holidays!
At this point in time, the question should actually be “Why you should have bought Nexus.” If the popularity of Google’s 4th Nexus device is any indication, expect next year’s device to do even better.
Traditionally, Google’s Nexus devices have been favorites of developers and Android enthusiasts because of their unlocked bootloaders, stock Android experience, and software update priority… oh and the fact they’re unlocked so they will work on any GSM network.
There is one more benefit that typically doesn’t get listed about Nexus devices–one that some would argue is the most important of all: resale value.
Good news everybody! We just got our marble white, cardboard box review units. They came packaged in a brown box with state of the art brown paper padding:
Black Friday has passed and the holiday shopping surge continues. How have sales on the second-hand market fared? Read on and download Movaluate’s November Market Report to find out!
First off we’d like to thank all of you guys for participating in our Movaluate NFC-QR Tag Giveaway Event. We’ve received an overwhelming amount of interest in our device-appraising tags, so much so that we’re having trouble meeting the demand, but don’t fret!
Samsung’s Galaxy lineup of smartphones has been a seminal figure in progressing Android hardware development, and has seen its worldwide popularity soar. Although the house of Galaxy has always been a powerful force to contend with, it suffers from fragmentation of the carrier variety. And you know what they say: “A house divided against itself cannot stand… [to have uniform pricing].”