Apple will purchase LG smartphones to draw extra iPhone switchers

Apple now accepts LG phones for trade-in
Stand up to $180 in your previous LG gadget.
Picture: LG

Apple will now provide you with credit score towards an iPhone while you commerce in an eligible smartphone from LG. A complete of 4 completely different gadgets are accepted proper now, with as much as $180 on provide.

The transfer comes simply months after LG introduced it’s exiting the smartphone enterprise. The South Korean agency won’t launch any new handsets following years of gross sales declines and losses.

Apple’s trade-in program makes is comparatively fast and easy to show your current smartphone into credit score towards a brand new iPhone. It accepts iPhone SE (first-generation) or later, in addition to some third-party gadgets.

LG joins Google and Samsung on the eligibility record. However as issues stand, solely 4 LG gadgets are eligible.

Apple gives as much as $180 for LG smartphones

Listed below are the record of gadgets and the way a lot you would earn for yours:

  • V60 ThinQ 5G — as much as $180
  • V50 ThinQ 5G — as much as $125
  • V40 ThinQ — as much as $65
  • G8 ThinQ — as much as $70

LG’s choice to go away smartphones behind will doubtless trigger the worth of its current gadgets to fall fairly shortly. Many patrons on the second-hand market will now keep away from the model, fearing an absence of help from LG.

Whereas Apple’s trade-in values most likely don’t appear all that beneficiant proper now, then, they could, within the not-so-distant future, be tempting for individuals who have an LG handset they’re struggling to ditch.

Apple might promote iPhone by way of LG shops

Though you gained’t be capable to purchase new telephones from LG sooner or later, the corporate might in the future make it simpler to purchase an iPhone. It’s reportedly in negotiations with Apple over internet hosting mini Apple Retailer shops inside 400 of its personal retail areas throughout South Korea.

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