Tech & Science iPhone Upgrade Program customers can now trade in phones through the mail

07:28  12 september  2017
07:28  12 september  2017 Source:   The Verge

What to expect from Apple's new iPhone

  What to expect from Apple's new iPhone Tech giant set to unveil its newest smartphones, with experts predicting some major upgradesFor some, the first reaction may be sticker shock. The premium version of the iPhone 8, as consumers and pundits have taken to calling it, may carry a price tag that tops $1,000. That's about 30 percent more than the priciest phone in Apple's current lineup, the $769 iPhone 7 Plus. Yet analysts expect robust demand for the next iPhone, thanks partly to the many consumers who never upgraded to the iPhone 7.

Apple seems to be making it easier to trade in iPhones through the iPhone Upgrade Program with a new mail -in kit option, as spotted by John Angarano over at the MacRumors forums.

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Apple seems to be making it easier to trade in iPhones through the iPhone Upgrade Program with a new mail-in kit option, as spotted by John Angarano over at the MacRumors forums.

Apple launched the iPhone Upgrade Program two years ago alongside the iPhone 6S as an alternative for customers looking to upgrade their phone without being tied to any one carrier. But if you were looking to upgrade your phone to a new model, you had to schedule an appointment in an Apple Store to trade in the old phone, something that seems to finally be changing with the new mail-in kit.

  iPhone Upgrade Program customers can now trade in phones through the mail © Provided by The Verge

It’s still not entirely clear how the mail-in process will work. Ideally, it could mean that Apple will allow users to preorder phones directly to their homes and then return the old devices by mail within a certain amount of time, without requiring the middle step of going to an Apple Store. Either way, the new Trade-in Kits should hopefully help prevent issues like last year, when many iPhone Upgrade Program users found themselves unable to get a new phone due to low stock in stores.

Where to get the best deal on a new phone plan

  Where to get the best deal on a new phone plan The telcos are pulling out all the stops to reel in new customers ahead of the anticipated release of the new iPhone. Aldi is introducing a new pre-paid plan and revamping its data offering, giving them a competitive edge with some of the best plans in the market.The new ALDImobile Jumbo plan, available from Wednesday, will offer 16 gigabytes of data, as well as unlimited calls and messages for $55 a month.That deal includes 300 international minutes to 50 countries.

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The timing for the new system is particularly fitting, given that Apple is expected to launch new iPhones tomorrow (Sept 12) at its upcoming event.

Where to get the best deal on an iPhone 8 .
With the iPhone 8 hitting stores tomorrow, experts have run through the best deals to find one right for you. The newest gadget from Apple features ground-breaking technology, including an upgraded camera, faster performance and wireless charging."Vodafone's best deal - $60 a month, you're paying the phone off over three years and you're getting 2GB of data," tech podcaster and writer Trevor Long said.However, for those after a little extra, he said Vodafone was also offering an $80-a-month deal over the same period, with 16GB of data.

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