(PRWEB UK) 31 October 2012
- Top UK recycling companies not providing customers with the best value for old devices.
With the launch for the new iPad range, devote Apple users are recycling their old devices for well below the market value. CompareMyMobile.com has pulled together market data from leading UK recycling companies to highlight the need for consumers to use a comparison website before selling their devices.
CompareMyMobile.com selected the top 5 iPad devices in October and analysed the recycled value against Mazuma, Envirofone and MobilePhoneXchange.
Andrew Beckett, Co-founder and Commercial Director of CompareMyMobile.com says: “The extra money to be earned by consumers by simply visiting our comparison website is outstanding ”
“This new entry in the iPad range is perfect timing for Christmas and hopefully will sell for a price that families can afford. I'm sure that Apple have seen the impressive sales figures of the Kindle in both the US and UK in Christmas 2011 when one in forty adults was given a reader. * ”
CompareMyMobile.com analysis all the data received from both consumers and the recycling industry and Andrew Beckett confirms “ that when the iPhone 5 was released there was such a huge volume of iPhone 4 and 4S devices being recycled that it drove their prices down, the iPhone 4 actually lost nearly 40% of it's value in the 2 weeks after the 5's release. This huge drop in prices actually stopped some consumers from recycling, however in the past few weeks we have seen that price recovering to a level that consumers are happy to sell for.”
He continues, “CompareMyMobile.com is a consumer focused website and only lists reputable recycler's with good customer service. There are far too many recyclers in the UK right now, with no formal regulatory body many don't come up to the standards we would expect.
CompareMyMobile.com is an independent price comparison site that provides free information on the value of a used mobile phones and gadgets from more than 40 recycling companies. All recycling partners are comprehensively checked for reliability, ensuring that the customer gets the best possible price and customer experience for their old handset and gadgets.
CompareMyMobile.com works with leading brands like Mazuma and Envirofone and independent user ratings mean if a company does not deliver, CompareMyMobile.com ceases its association.
(Visit press page) Founded in 2009, CompareMyMobile.com is the UK's #1 source for independent mobile phone, tablet, sat nav, laptop, iPad, iPod and games console recycling price comparison. It delivers customers confidence in making the difficult decision of where to recycle their old phone safely and for the most money. CompareMyMobile.com is 100% impartial, comparing prices from more than 40 recycling stores.
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