Reliable sources informed that Apple stores would very soon allow the owners of iPhone trade in their old ones for credit toward a new phone. It is also revealed by sources that employees of Apple stores are presently have to undergo a training that could offer effect around the event of September 10 organized by Apple, in which new iPhones are expected to unveil before the public. This would allow the owners of iPhone to exchange their old handsets for an iPhone 5S, the expected name of the new iPhone.
According to the source, Tim Cook, the chief executive officer of Apple in a recent interview informed that they did not stat any type of oppose for in-store trade-ins. Tim further expressed that he really appreciated the environmental aspect of the plan. He is excited and encouraged by the plan done by several channels. It is worth to mention over here that by “channels” he is indicating various third party vendors of Apple products that include Verizon, AT&T, and Best Buy.
As being informed by the sources, individuals who carry an older phone including iPhone 4S or iPhone 4 would receive a gift card that could be applied to iPhone 5. Perhaps iPhone 5 would be included in the list of phones that can be traded in to offer an excited discount on the next iPhone.
However, to utmost despair of the users, sources are failed to provide any information regarding the fact that whether earlier models like iPhone 3G or iPhone 3 would be accepted in trade-ins even though limited resale value given to them seems to be quite improbable.
It is significant to note that Apple already has almost same kind of mail-in discount program. However, it is certain that it is a great upgrade in terms of convenience as the persons are allowed to select the new phones instantly without waiting for several days or weeks.
Seeing the trend of recent history, analysts of the industry opined that next iPhone of Apple is going to sale in the market from mid to late September and would likely to be known as either iPhone 6 or iPhone 5S.
However, it is worth to mention over here that although the company did not yet declared any official statement about the inauguration of the new phone, critics are of the opinion that Apple would announce the launching of the new on September 10 and that would be available in the market for sell within 10 days.
The company has unveiled a new model of iPhone in summer or fall of every year. It is informed that the iPhone 4S was released in October 2011 while iPhone 5 launched in September 2012. All the three versions of iPhone previous to these two also introduced in market in summer months.
It is reported that Apple is perhaps going to launch a cheaper version of iPhone to be sold especially in emerging market.