Trade-In Your Old iPad, Save On A New Model

Posted on: 11:21 am, March 8, 2012, by , updated on: 09:36am, October 29, 2013

Apple’s newest iPads are almost here. If you’re thinking of picking one up for yourself, or maybe as a gift, you might want to consider trading-in an older model to defray the cost.

First, a reminder about the new products. The new iPad Air weighs just one pound. It runs on Apple’s A7 chip, will have a 5 megapixel camera, 1080p HD video and keep the 9.7-inch Retina display. The iPad Air goes on sale Nov. 1st starting at $499 for a 16 GB model.

The iPad mini will now come with Retina display, an A7 chip and will be priced starting at $399 for a 16 GB model. It’s also coming in November.

There are a number of ways for you to trade-in your older model iPad, starting with the options below. Good luck getting a good deal and happy shopping!

  • Apple’s Recycling Program – Offers giftcards in exchange for old Apple devices
  • Nextworth – A buy-back website where you can trade-in your old electronics for cash
  • Gazelle – Another way to recycle old gadgets, often for a monetary gain
  • eBay – The auction website often has special offers on technology trade-ins for a limited time
  • Craigslist – Buy or sell iPads (at your own risk) via the standard classified ads model