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Some advice on iPhone 3gs 32GB, How much is it worth?

Jake1983 Avatar
5y, 9m agoPosted 5 years, 9 months ago
I have been offered an iPhone 3GS 32GB for £300 from a relative. The phone was replaced 4 months ago and so is in mint condition and still has apple care till august, to sweeten the deal she said I can pay in installments. it is unlocked and comes boxed with everything.

So people, is this a good deal? I currently have a Nokia X6 which is a piece of ****, but have borrowed my brothers HTC desire which I love. To complicate things my contract is up so i could get a desire pretty cheap on contract or buy the iphone for cash and get a sim only deal.

I have never had an iPhone, i admit they look nice but the camera and processor speed put me off a bit and surely the iphone 5 is on the horizon and will push the 3GS price down. so what would you do ?

Cheers Jake
Jake1983 Avatar
5y, 9m agoPosted 5 years, 9 months ago
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#1
Forgot to mention, the iPhone is boxed with everything like new. Also interested in peoples opinions of the camera and wether the 3gs will become slow like the 3g when a new os is released.
#2
iphones dont loose much value and u will be waiting awhile for i phone 5
#3
vicknanth
iphones dont loose much value and u will be waiting awhile for i phone 5

Cheers, so is £300 a fair price do you think? It is also unlocked if that makes much difference, prices on ebay vary so much its hard to judge.
#4
I have the exact same phone, I would not sell mine for under £300 :) I'd say it's a very fair price and even has around 6 months warranty left on it!!

Regarding the Camera and processor. I don't find the phone slow at all, and the camera is fine for what it is (it's not a HD camera and doesn't have a flash but takes fine pics for me!!

Edited By: pontprennau on Feb 05, 2011 18:25
#5
pontprennau
I have the exact same phone, I would not sell mine for under £300 :) I'd say it's a very fair price and even has around 6 months warranty left on it!!Regarding the Camera and processor. I don't find the phone slow at all, and the camera is fine for what it is (it's not a HD camera and doesn't have a flash but takes fine pics for me!!

Thanks for reply, I am very tempted. Do you find the signal is good as that is my pet hate with my x6, the signal constantly goes up and down, very frustrating!
#6
Gawd, I gave my 3gs in brand spanking new nick only a few months old etc to my 10 year old when I bought my Iphone4, maybe I should have charged her for it ?????

Oh well, such is life........

Still prefer the "hand feel" of the 3gs to the 4, its a more manly phone lookswise I think (the 4 not the 3), might just ask her to swap me back.

Edited By: Skyebee on Feb 05, 2011 18:38
#7
Skyebee
Gawd, I gave my 3gs in brand spanking new nick only a few months old etc to my 10 year old when I bought my Iphone4, maybe I should have charged her for it ?????Oh well, such is life........Still prefer the "hand feel" of the 3gs to the 4, its a more manly phone lookswise I think (the 4 not the 3), might just ask her to swap me back.

:D That is one very lucky 10 year old, I am sure mum is very popular!



Edited By: Jake1983 on Feb 05, 2011 21:41: /

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