RIM Launches BlackBerry Trade-In Program
Research In Motion today announced the BlackBerry Tradeup program, which will allow users to trade in their old BlackBerry for a discount on a new BlackBerry. The program applies only to some models and the trade-in value may depend on the condition of the phone being traded in. Reimbursements for trade-ins ranges between $75 and $120. The program is only available in the U.S.
BlackBerry to Cease Monthly Updates for the Priv, Launch Trade-Up Program
BlackBerry said this week that it will no longer provide monthly system and security updates to its BlackBerry Priv smartphone. The company originally committed to providing updates for a period of two years.
Apple Extends iPhone Upgrade Program to Online Sales
Apple is now offering consumers the option to select its iPhone Upgrade Program when purchasing an iPhone via the Apple web site. Apple first rolled out the program last year with the debut of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
Apple to Start Accepting Android Phones As Trade-Ins
Apple is making it easier to buy new iPhones by expanding the selection of phones it will accept as trade-ins. The new program is called Trade Up With Installments and lets people hand over an old phone when buying a new iPhone.
Verizon Intros Trade-In Program for $300 Off Flagship Phones
Verizon Wireless today said customers can trade in an old flagship smartphone for up to $300 off a new flagship smartphone. The promotion is limited to certain handsets.