How Much is Your iPhone 5 Worth Now?


Want to get your hands on Apple’s new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C, but still have an old iPhone 5? Why not trade it in toward the value of a new one? There are a host of retailers out there that will gladly take your like-new iPhone 5 off your hands for a cash payment or store credit. Retailers offering trade-in programs include Amazon, Apple, Best Buy, GameStop, Gazelle, Next Worth and Walmart.

Of course, the value of your iPhone 5 will vary depending on its condition and what carrier it’s for. We’ve scoured each of the aforementioned stores and services to determine how much you can get for your handset.

MORE: iPhone 5s: Full Review

Overall, it looks like AT&T versions of the iPhone 5 will fetch the highest value, with GameStop offering a whopping $405 worth of in-store credit for the handset. If you’re looking for the most cold hard cash for your smartphone, you might want to head over to, where you can trade in an AT&T iPhone 5 for a cool $340. Sprint’s version of the iPhone 5 appears to be the least valuable, with GameStop offering just $199.60 for the phone and Gazelle paying only $210.

Check out the chart below for more info on how much you can get for your iPhone 5 and remember, the better condition it’s in, the more cash you’ll get for it.

  AT&T Sprint T-Mobile Verizon
Amazon $363.75 $330.75 $336 $349
Best Buy $346.50 $315 $315 $315
(in-store only)
$405 (store credit)
$322 (cash)
$252 (store credit)
$199.60 (cash)
$390 (store credit)
$310 (cash)
$390 (store credit)
$310 (cash)
Gazelle $330 $210 $320 $330
Next Worth $340 $280 $304 $304
Walmart $315 $250 $315 $300
Daniel P. Howley
Daniel P. Howley
A newspaper man at heart, Dan Howley wrote for Greater Media Newspapers before joining He also served as a news editor with ALM Media’s Law Technology News, and he holds a B.A. in English from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.
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  1. Rainbow cat Says:

    I am wanting to buy an iPhone5 for my older sister with Down syndrome for under $100 do you know where I could get one other then eBay?
    Sorry. It’s her birthday soon.

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