Selling your old iPhone: Online vs. in-store trade-ins

With Apple expected to unveil its new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus this week, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on getting some money for your old one.

The latest iPhones are just around the corner, and that means some Apple fans may be looking to sell their old devices. Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus on Wednesday during an event in San Francisco. The new iPhones will likely offer only incremental updates to the popular line of smartphone. That may not be enough to get owners of last year's models to upgrade, but plenty of iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S owners will be looking forward to the next version. Because Apple devices hold their value well, wireless subscribers with old iPhones can expect to get a good chunk of change if they sell their used devices.
Dozens of websites offer easy trade-in programs for old smartphones. Some retailers also offer customers the option to sell their used devices. Even wireless carriers are making it easy for customers to trade in their iPhones and upgrade to new ones. Which option is right for you? That's the question I answer in this edition of Ask Maggie.
Read more here: http://www.cnet.com/news/selling-your-old-iphone-online-trade-ins-vs-in-store-trade-ins/

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