There are more people who have a mobile phone than not these days and with this ever increasing trend to have a mobile phone and then upgrade to the latest smart phone, there is an ever growing pile of broken, unwanted and unused phones in drawers and landfills across the UK.
The great news here is that broken mobiles still have a value and can be sold for reasonable sums of money. The amount of money people can receive for broken phones will vary depending on the make and model of the phone, its age, how it is broken and also who or what you are selling the phone to.
There are plenty of clever individuals out there who might be able to dabble about with a broken phone and fix it and so would be interested in taking it off your hands and likewise there are plenty of companies and recyclers that would be keen to buy a broken phone. Broken mobiles still have a value because they are made with materials such as gold, lead and copper, which can be worth a lot of money.
You will therefore be surprised at how reasonable the offers are for broken mobiles that you previously thought were worthless. When selling your phone online, often you don’t even need to pay to list it or pay any percentage of the final sale price, so the money you make on your broken phone is entirely yours.
There are a number of obvious places where you will be able to sell your broken mobile; such as eBay, however, you will need to pay a listing fee and percentage of the final sale price here. You should weigh up the odds with eBay before trying to sell your broken phone, as it has a huge audience base and many people will be looking for spare parts or feel that they might be able to fix the mobile.
Another great option is to look at various gadget comparison sites, which will search for deals amongst tons of UK recyclers and find the best prices that are offered for your broken device. You’ll find that sites like Comparemymobile.com will present you with some of the top UK recyclers, who are more than willing to take broken mobiles and give you a very good deal for them too; offering cash or retail vouchers in exchange.
You are much more likely to be able to sell your broken mobile for more money with a recycler who is buying at a competitive market rate as opposed to someone of the public who is just looking for a cheap deal and would not be too bothered if they lost out on getting the phone through a public auction.
Selling your broken phone to a recycler is a very quick and easy process and you’re not only getting rid of an unwanted item that you can’t even use and getting money for it but you’re also helping the environment in the process.