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].”
Here at Movaluate we are always looking for ways to bring new life to old devices that would otherwise go to waste. In the quest for resurrecting unused phones, we developed a new tool that can provide instant appraisals of smartphones and tablets, making it easy to decide whether or not you want to buy or sell a device.
It’s been a little over month since the iPhone 5’s pre-orders have shipped. Now online orders have a 3-4 week lead time, and stores across the nation remain sold out. The iPhone 5’s startling demand has created a massive and active second hand market that continues to grow.
We’ve taken a look at the day-to-day sales data from popular online shopping sites including eBay, throughout the month of October and would like to share our findings with you. We hope we can help you make a better informed decision with regards to your iPhone 5 purchase or sale.
Hey guys, we’re pleased to announce our first publication of Movaluate’s Second-Hand Device Market Report.
Movaluate is a service that facilitates the exchange of used mobile devices on the second-hand market by giving buyers and sellers an accurate pricing guide for their devices. In addition to our individual price reports, Movaluate will provide a monthly analysis of the second-hand device market to help users better understand the used smartphone climate.
Today we’ll be going over the steps necessary to successfully buying a smartphone on Craigslist, while avoiding buying something like this:
Limited Edition Galaxy S II Cardboard
The process for securely buying a smartphone in Craigslist can be divided into three main sections.
The first step in buying anything on Craigslist is to find a good candidate–we can’t spend all day visiting everyone selling an iPhone 5, so lets narrow down our choices. In order to maximize relevant results and minimize false positives, be as specific as possible without adding more search terms than necessary:
If it’s your first time making a sale on Craigslist, it may be a daunting–even scary, task. What with all the Nigerian princes and people overseas promising to pay you in moon money, there are certainly causes for concern.
Over the years I’ve had my share successful (and some not so successful) dealings on Craigslist. I’ve found the best formula for a smooth transaction where both parties leave happy consistently revolves around these 5 critical factors:
Hey guys, we’ve launched the latest version of Movaluate with price reports for over 250 of today’s most popular smartphones and tablets:
Each device in our database is updated daily with actual sales data, allowing us to to give you a comprehensive assessment of a device’s value. With options to specify your device’s exact condition, we provide an accurate appraisal of your smartpone so you know how much money you should spend or earn on your sale.
Hey guys, our blog is currently under construction right now but stay tuned for helpful guides including:
- How to buy/sell on Craigslist
- How to buy/sell on eBay
- What is the best way to check the condition of device
- 5 tips for a successful sale
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