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Sell My Apple iPhone 3G 8GB

Selling your Apple iPhone 3G 8GB has never been easier.

We do things differently at Zapper. We want to give you an accurate valuation for your device and honour the price that we offer. Answer the simple questions below and we promise to pay you the full amount quoted.

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Apple iPhone 3G 8GB

Apple iPhone 3G 8GB

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Phones, Tablets and Music players: There is no need to send us any chargers, cables, cases, accessories or original packaging, in fact these are discarded immediately upon receipt and cannot be returned. This is industry standard procedure for this category of device.

Device Condition

  • Does the device power on?
    Choose YES if device powers on and stays on when not connected to an external power source. The display must come on when the device is powered on.
  • Is the display fully working and free from discolouration?
    Choose NO if there are any symptoms of LCD burn - pink tint, yellowing along edges, white blotches, dead pixels, grey bars. To check, adjust screen to brightest setting and go to the "reset" screen, open a new "note" or anything that displays a white screen. Check the screen is fully working by navigating and swiping in all areas of the screen.
  • Are there any scratches, cracks or chips on the screen?
    Choose NO if the screen is free of scratches, cracks or chips. If any scratches or chips can be felt with a fingernail, they cannot be polished out and the screen needs replacing. Cracks and chips on the edges and corners of the screen are common. The screen must be properly fitted to the device and not 'lifted'.
  • Are there any scratches, cracks or chips on the casing of the device?
    Choose NO if the casing and bezel are free of any scratches, cracks, chips, dents, bends or other damage that requires the casing or bezel to be replaced. If any scratches or chips can be felt with a fingernail, they cannot be polished out and the casing or bezel will need replacing. Cracks and chips on the edges and corners of the casing or bezel are common.
  • Do all the keys, buttons and functions work as expected?
    Choose NO if any feature or function of the device is damaged or not properly functioning. This may include keys, buttons, Touch ID, cameras, sim card trays, headphone jacks or sockets etc.
  • Is your device locked to any network?
    Choose NO if the device will accept any sim card and work on all cellular networks. Phones from major networks (EE, Vodafone, O2, 3 etc) are usually locked to that network by default. Please contact your network to get your phone unlocked. It is much cheaper for you to do this than it is for us if we receive a network locked phone. Please see our FAQs for more information.

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Unlike other sites Zapper do things a little different. We are dedicated to our price promise, ensuring that the price we quote is the price we pay.

Many other sites inflate their offer prices knowing that they will offer you less once the device has been inspected (even if they claim they won’t).

That is where we differ. We don’t want to over promise and under deliver and that is why we require you to accurately complete the condition questions so that the price we promise, is the price we pay.

We use the same industry standard condition grading tests as all of our competitors, the difference being we ask that you notify us of the condition prior to sending us the device, so that we can confidently honour the original offer price.

Selling your Apple iPhone 3G 8GB has never been easier.

We do things differently at Zapper. We want to give you an accurate valuation for your device and honour the price that we offer. Answer the simple questions below and we promise to pay you the full amount quoted.

price promise

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2. Choose Payment

You can chose to paid quickly and securely by Bank Transfer, PayPal or cheque. Keep checking back for new ways to get paid and receive more cash for your items!

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3. Pack

Use a box (any box)

To make the process as easy as possible we can accept your items in any old box you can find. Just pop you items securely into the box and seal to make sure nothing falls out in transit!. We will email your Free Post labels once you complete your trade.

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4. SEND FOR FREE

Sending you items couldn’t be easier and its FREE! Depending on what items you are sending, you can drop off you items at a local Collect + store or Post Office. You can even use our handy drop-off locator tool to help you find your nearest Collect + drop off point!

Get an instant price for your iPhone 3G 8GB

Following the wild success (6.1 Million units in 12 months) of the iPhone that preceded it. Apple, under the direction of Steve Jobs sought to update its iPhone offering with a phone that was up to the task of the times. With the recent release of 3G Cellular Data technology, the iPhone 3G 8GB was by far the market leader upon release. This is due to many advanced features and a seamless user-experience that could not be found on any of the Android competitors. This was owed to a move by Apple to build their operating system from the ground up, something no other manufacturer had been willing or able to do. The advantage of this was that iOS was streamlined and custom built on top of known hardware, making it much faster.

The hardware it was built onto was no slouch either, with a speedy 412MHz ARM 11 and PowerVR GPU being brought over from the original iPhone 2G, it was able to run applications from the newly released App Store with complete ease.

The two big developments though came in the form of the new 3G/HSDPA cellular data network standard and the introduction of an App Store, which allowed for the downloading of apps developed by third parties.

This was a big move for Apple as previously their ethos was one of ‘keep it closed’ but in the end, it was the right move, as the iPhone 3G 8GB started an App revolution that not only spanned the Apple ecosystem but the entire technology industry. The key part of this was the Apple Software Development Kit (SDK), which is now a staple of any app developer.

The other big move: 3G was a great partner for the App Store as it allowed for reliable downloading of Apps, even when users were not in their own homes.

The 8GB capacity also allowed for the storage of up to 2,000 songs which allowed the iPhone 3G 8GB to be used as an iPod as well as an iPhone.

Not to mention the design and build quality is spectacular and as a result has held up so well that we at Zapper would pay you some quick cash for your iPhone 3G 8GB.

So, if you want to sell your iPhone 3G 8GB today then you’ll get an instant offer, free postage and payment how you like it: bank transfer, PayPal or cheque. Also, we don’t have any hidden charges or cheap tricks. So, sell your iPhone now with Zapper!