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Price History

The recent trade-in price history of iPhone 4 16GB generally shows an increase. In other words, the used prices of this device are getting higher as it is becoming more desirable. This normally happens if your device is reasonably old and may appeal to those on a tighter budget, or (more likely) people who are looking for parts. It may even be to strip down or re-sell in a third-world country - here's why. Remember: It is very unlikely that prices will keep on increasing for ANY used electricals.

About Apple iPhone 4 16GB - prices, trade-in, reviews

The iPhone 4 was the first of two handsets from the fourth generation of iPhone. It first unveiled on the 7th June, 2010 and was released a couple of weeks later. It was the thinnest smartphone in the world at the time of its release, being 24% thinner than the previous model, the iPhone 3GS. It also featured a revolutionary design – something which had never been seen on a smartphone before. The design consisted of a stainless steel frame, which also served the purpose of the antenna, and the internal components were situated between two panes of aluminosilicate glass.

The iPhone 4 was also the first iPhone to feature the high-resolution retina display, which had a pixel density of 326PPI, while remaining the same size as the screen on previous models of iPhone Existing iPhone applications were usable on the iPhone 4, however they were updated by developers for optimum viewing experience. The iPhone 4 introduced Apple’s latest chip, the A4 system-on chip and iOS 4, which was also used in the original iPad. The most noteable feature of iOS 4 was the additional functionality of being able to multitask. The iPhone 4 was also the first iPhone to feature a front-facing camera - which was capable of taking VGA-quality photos – as well as the FaceTime app. The rear of the phone featured a 5 megapixel camera which was capable of high definition (720p) video recording at 30 frames per second. It also had an LED flash. The iMovie app for the iPhone introduced the possibility of on-camera video editing.

The iPhone 4 was the first modern iPhone as well as the most problematic. Although the iPhone 4 was praised due to it’s stylish revamped design, it soon became apparent that it had its fair share of technical and design issues. The fact that the antenna was built into the stainless steel frame meant that signal would be significantly reduced if the phone’s user placed their hand on any edge of the phone. Nevertheless, the design of the iPhone 4 was reused and adapted for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, and iPhone SE. Even today, this design is widely considered among smartphone users  as one of the most popular.

When the iPhone 4 was pre-launched, there were over 600,000 pre-orders within 24 hours. This was the largest number of pre-orders for a mobile phone up until this point. Within 3 days of it’s launch, over 1.7 million iPhone 4s were sold.

The iPhone 4 went on to be the longest serving flagship iPhone for Apple, as it was available as the flagship handset for 15 months. After the introduction of the iPhone 4S, the iPhone 4 was sold as the mid-range model until October 2011, and then as the entry level handset until the announcement of the release of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in September 2013. It’s therefore celebrated as having the longest lifespan of any iPhone ever produced, being in production from mid 2010 until early 2015.



How to sell your iPhone 4 16GB with SellCompare:

Selling your iPhone 4 16GB is easy and is possible in 3 steps. Within a few days (or less) you will have received your payout and the money will be in your bank. Why leave old gadgets to rot in your drawer when you can easily get cash for them today?

To sell your iPhone 4 16GB for cash right now, follow these easy steps:

  1. Compare prices - The table above will check and compare gadget prices today on your iPhone 4 16GB. We are unbiased and show as many prices as possible.
  2. Send and wait - Once you've chosen the recycler you want to use, then the next step is to send it off to them using the secure, free* postage method.
  3. Cash the cheque - After a few days you will receive your payout, either by cheque or PayPal or bank transfer. Cash it in and enjoy.

How much can you sell a iPhone 4 16GB for?

Mobile Cash Mate, musicMagpie and several other recyclers will pay you £26.00 for your used iPhone 4 16GB.

Screen scratched? No battery? No problem! Most, if not all, of the websites we compare will buy a device regardless of its condition. If you aren't sure on the 'grading' of your iPhone 4 16GB then take the 30 second questionnaire above for an accurate price based on your specific handset.

Can I sell my faulty/damaged iPhone 4 16GB for cash?

Yes! If you want to grade your device yourself then, according to our internal research, most people will need to select Working condition if they have previously used a screen protector. If you did not use a screen protector and the screen has some hairline / small scratches then SellCompare suggests Minor damage condition. Always check on the recyclers website that your condition matches the reality when trading in your iPhone 4 16GB - this is very important, as every recycler has different grading policies.

How many iPhone 4 16GBs can I sell in total?

As many as you would like; to get in touch with SellCompare directly for business/bulk enquiries contact us here.

How easy is it to sell my device to these recyclers?

It is a very simple process, once you have decided which Recycler you're going to use, all you need to do is add your iPhone 4 16GB to the basket on their website and complete their checkout process to place a return request. Note that you deal directly with the recycling company when selling your iPhone 4 16GB, SellCompare simply compares prices from several leading trade-in companies. If you are concerned about accuracy of the prices quoted - then don't be! SellCompare compares over 500 prices 6 times a day for the best accuracy possible. If you spot a pricing error please contact the development team via the form here, if confirmed SellCompare will provide you with a fre £25 gift certificate.

What websites actually buy used iPhone 4 16GBs for cash?

Recycling websites like Mobile Cash Mate, Giffgaff Recycle, O2 Recycle, EE Recycle, musicMagpie and many more! In fact SellCompare compares over 30 of these websites, who offer online trade-ins for iPhone 4 16GB depending on its condition.

If you aren't sure on your device's condition then take the 30 second questionnaire. You can get up to £26.00 online if you recycle it right now. The highest-quoting company usually has a large demand for these secondhand/used, damaged or even faulty iPhone 4 16GB handsets, but be warned: prices do not stick around forever, and can update several times in the same 24 hour period! So if you are considering trading in your device, in all likelihood the price will only go lower from the one you see right now.

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