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Blog / Find out what your iPhone (and its protection) are worth
Oct 17, 2022
Are you planning to upgrade to an iPhone 14 through a major carrier? Most people know that they can trade in
their old phone and put the value toward a new device, but what you may not know is that there’s a big
difference between direct trade-in values and carrier trade-in programs.
Here’s the really good news: By keeping your current phone in good working condition, your BodyGuardz case
and screen protector has saved you up to $800 with most people seeing at least several hundred
dollars in enhanced trade-in value. How do we know? We looked at the trade-in value and carrier rebate
programs based on the condition of your device.
* Information based on published trade-in programs from AT&T, Verizon, and Apple. You must purchase an iPhone
14 model with a qualifying wireless plan for carrier rebates. Verizon customers must add a new line to
receive the maximum $1,000 credit.
These trade-in values and carrier rebate programs are also subject to change. If you’re ready to initiate a
trade-in, you can use the following portals to quickly verify this information and read through any fine
One quick tip we can offer is to use Apple’s trade-in program if you’re not also buying a new device with a
carrier plan. Not counting special carrier rebate and bill credit programs, the highest trade-in values are
typically offered by Apple itself including the
highest amounts in the chart above.
It’s worth noting that for minor damage like a cracked screen, you can get the device repaired and return it
to full trade-in value. Average screen repair costs are $150-$200 for older devices and $200-$300 for newer
models, so in
most cases, you’ll come
ahead financially. Still, most iPhones require calibration as part of their screen repair, which takes a
minimum of 30 minutes. If you have to wait on other customers, you can easily spend a few hours of your
Maximizing the trade-in value starts as soon as you get your new iPhone. Don’t wait to shop for iPhone 14 cases and screen
to protect your phone from breaks, scratches, and other damage. Often, we can help you choose
and get your case and screen protector within a week.
Device protection isn’t the only kind of protection we offer, either. Limit your exposure to blue light with
an EyeGuard screen
protector. Try our privacy screen protectorto keep your social media, gaming, work, and
shopping habits to
yourself. Protect your hand from repetitive stress injuries with an ergonomic case. Reduce bacterial growth on the surface of your case or screen protector
Better yet, save yourself even more money with a 30% discount by bundling a case and screen protector for
Protecting and trading in your device are good for your bottom line. It’s also good for the planet. No
matter how many carbon offsets Apple buys to make itself carbon neutral, there is no substitute for a phone
that’s built to last. There is no substitute for keeping your iPhone in good working condition for as long
as possible. You may think your iPhone X is outdated, but there are plenty of people who would be thrilled
to get this model.
With sustainable products, eco-conscious shipping practices and 100% recyclable packaging, BodyGuardz works
to protect your device and the planet at the same time. By all means, get excited about your new iPhone 14,
but make sure it’s protected so you can also celebrate doing right by the planet.
About the Author:
Over 15 years, Marcus Pickett has written and edited thousands of articles in numerous industries including
phone accessories, smart home, home security, outdoor, travel, healthcare, and many more. He’s a voracious
reader and researcher who loves talking
to the experts. He currently lives in Salt Lake City, UT.