Gumtree, the popular online classifieds website, has introduced a service where you can check the worth of your used smartphone. The service collects data from the site to determine the average price at which the specific device is being sold for on Gumtree. You can choose from these smartphone manufacturers, with each manufacturer having a range of different models:
The service also tells you how many similar smartphones are up for sale on the site, and, using this data, the price calculator will also provide you with advice on how to price the item to ensure it is sold fast. You will also be told which smartphones are the most popular on the site. The site also has price checkers for property and cars.
Gumtree has stated that:
As a country with the highest cellphone penetration per square meter in Africa, almost all of have unused cell phones lying around. But how much can you sell it for? This [service] allows you to not only sell your old phone for what it’s worth, but also to determine what phone you could afford to buy.
Check out some of the price checks for the most popular smartphones: