SOURCE: Gazelle

Gazelle

May 15, 2013 09:03 ET

Gazelle to Accept Broader Selection of Tablet Trade-Ins

Meets Consumer Demand to Trade-In Growing Number of Android and Windows Tablets

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - Recognizing the explosive growth in tablet sales across a range of brands, Gazelle, the nation's leading consumer electronics trade-in site, today announced an expansion of the tablets they accept. According to analyst firm IDC, tablet makers shipped 49.2 million devices in Q1 2013 alone, many of which were replacement versus first time tablet purchases. Gazelle's expansion will allow more consumers to sell older tablets, offsetting the cost of their upgrade while extending the utility of those older devices through reuse.

"At our core, we're focused on rewarding people for sustainable consumption," said Sarah Welch, CMO of Gazelle. "Innovation in the tablet space has been nothing short of impressive and tablets across a range of brands are now beginning to be replaced at scale -- tablets that are being set aside still retain meaningful value. We're expanding our catalog to include a range of Android and Windows tablets to ensure we can deliver the same service to a broader set of tablet owners and extend the lifecycle of more devices."

The tablet catalog will include eight additional tablets*, including:

For more information about Gazelle, or to trade-in your old tablet, visit www.gazelle.com.

Gazelle will also be exhibiting at CTIA 2013, located at booth #557.

* Prices quoted are subject to change. Please check Gazelle.com for detailed specs on each tablet to determine if your device is eligible for trade-in.

About Gazelle
Gazelle (www.gazelle.com) is the nation's leading consumer electronics trade-in site, providing an easy, fast and safe way for consumers to get cash for their cell phones and unwanted devices. Gazelle takes the risk and effort out of selling electronic gadgets online with benefits such as free shipping and packaging and comprehensive identity and data removal. To date, Gazelle has accepted more than one million trade-ins, helping consumers upgrade to the latest technology and earn quick cash. Based in Boston, Gazelle is privately owned and is backed by premier venture capital firms Venrock Associates, RockPort Capital Partners, Physic Ventures and Craton Equity Partners.

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