SOURCE: Gazelle

Gazelle

September 24, 2015 09:00 ET

Gazelle Pre-Order Promotion Offers Consumers Like New iPhones at Substantial Savings

Mixed iPhone 6S Reviews Make Consumers Consider Options; Special Promotion Allows Savings of up to $180 off iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 24, 2015) - Gazelle, Inc., the nation's leader in buying and reselling pre-owned consumer electronics, today announced a limited time promotion allowing consumers to pre-order a Gazelle Certified pre-owned iPhone and save up to $180 on an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus versus buying new. The special promotion is available from September 24 through September 30 while supplies last. Phones will be delivered within two to three weeks or sooner.

"With the end of carrier subsidies and mixed reviews of the latest iPhone release, consumers are exploring options," said Sarah Welch, chief marketing officer for Gazelle. "Gazelle always offers consumers substantial savings but this promotion provides even greater savings -- up to $180 versus buying new -- for customers who pre-order a certified pre-owned iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. A little bit of patience can add up to big savings."

Visit buy.gazelle.com to pre-order your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus today.

Gazelle recently commissioned a survey of more than 500 smart device owners across the U.S. and found that many consumers are confused and angry at their wireless carrier and looking for alternatives. The survey showed that 42% are angry about losing carrier subsidies on the purchase of new iPhones, which now cost $650 or more, even when broken up into smaller monthly installments. Gazelle survey results also indicate that less than 10% of smart device owners are interested in Apple's new iPhone Upgrade Program and 80% are not planning to buy the new iPhone 6s.

Why Buy From Gazelle?

  • Gazelle is a trusted brand selling high-quality pre-owned devices at prices well below new
  • Certified - Gazelle certification includes a rigorous 30-point inspection to ensure the devices are fully functional in value, good or like new condition
  • Variety - Offers a wide range of iPhones from the 4S up to the 6 Plus, Samsung Galaxies and a variety of iPad models
  • Experience - Gazelle has bought and sold more than 2 million electronic devices, and the vast majority of its more than one million customers rated their experience as "excellent"
  • Safe - Gazelle Certified lends a level of assurance that online marketplaces or less well-known direct sellers simply cannot offer
  • "No-strings-attached" - No contract extensions, no hidden fees, no requirement to stay with or switch to a new carrier -- just straightforward pricing based on the value of the device
  • Guaranteed - 30-day money back guarantee takes the worry out of buying used
  • Affordable - The price most consumers are used to paying for new devices is often hidden by a lengthy series of monthly payments. The actual cost of new smartphone is $650 to $800. A Gazelle Certified pre-owned iPhone 5S costs about 40% less than a new iPhone 5S from Apple

About Gazelle

Gazelle is the nation's leading consumer electronics reCommerce site, providing an easy, fast and safe way for consumers to buy certified pre-owned devices or get cash for their used electronics. Gazelle reduces the risk and effort of buying and selling pre-owned electronic gadgets online with benefits such as comprehensive data removal and a reputation for very strong customer service, recognized by an A+ Better Business Bureau rating and a 9.5/10 Reseller Ratings review average. To date, Gazelle has paid out more than $200 million and bought and resold more than 2 million devices, helping consumers upgrade to the latest technology. Based in Boston, Gazelle is privately owned and is backed by premier venture capital firms Venrock Associates, RockPort Capital Partners and Physic Ventures.

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