Ahead of a Pixel 2 launch in a subsequent dual weeks, Google has kicked off a Pixel trade-in module that’s open to a singular preference of smartphones from Apple, Samsung, and LG, as good as Nexus models finished by Motorola and Huawei.
The association is charity adult to $385 for some phones, depending on their indication and condition, that can be put towards a new Pixel.
The trade-in module is partial of a Google Store’s squeeze page for a Pixel and Pixel XL, nonetheless it’s expected to be enclosed on a Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 page when they’re launched. The new phones are reported to start during $650 while a Pixel XL 2 could start during $850.
Factors that establish a value of a phone embody storage, a conduit a phone is tied to, either it turns on, and a condition of a screen.
Google has also launched a trade-in module for Project Fi customers though instead of charity a credit towards a new Pixel, business can accept adult to a $388 Fi use credit or a credit tag refund. Both trade-in programs are directed during US customers.
After stuffing in sum about a phone and removing a valuation, Google sends a trade-in pack with a shipping tag and prepaid envelope. The patron afterwards needs to send a phone to Google within 30 days.
After reviewing a phone, that it says is finished within 5 days of receipt, Google delivers a credit to a buyer’s credit card. The Google Store and Fi trade-in programs follow a same process.
Google records that it won’t compensate for a phone if it hasn’t been bureau reset and provides instructions for how to do it. It competence also offer a reduce cost after evaluating it hands on.
iPhones authorised for a Google’s trade-in module embody a iPhone SE, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6 Plus, and iPhone 6.
Only 5 Samsung flagships are eligible, including a Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy Note 5. Only a G6 is authorised from LG’s range. Google’s Nexus 6P, Nexus 6, and Nexus 5X are also eligible.
As ZDNet sister site CNET notes, Google will compensate between $61 and $363 for an iPhone 7, and between $30 for an iPhone SE. Valuations for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 operation from $59.60 to $305.
- Apple iPhone 7: $61.40 – $363
- Apple iPhone 6S: $40 – $230
- Apple iPhone SE: $30 – $143
- Samsung Galaxy S8: $59.60 – $305
- Samsung Galaxy S7: $52 – $150
- LG G6: $35.20 – $230
- Nexus 5X: $82.50 – $115Nexus 6P: $113 – $165
It competence be some-more available to get a trade-in with Google, though consumers looking to sell for aloft prices can do so on other markets, like eBay.
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