Apple Canada’s iPhone Trade-In Program Now Accepts Android, BlackBerry

Earlier this month, it was reported Apple was set to launch a new trade-in program for non-Apple devices like Android phones, to allow customers to get store credit toward their next upgrade.

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Apple this morning has expanded the program to now accept competing devices, such as those from Android manufacturers and BlackBerry, according to BuzzFeed managing editor John Paczkowski (formerly from AllThingsD/WSJ):

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Apple has launched this new expanded program in Canada, the U.S., UK, France, Germany and Italy today.

The ‘Reuse & Recycling’ program recently marked its first anniversary in Canada, after launching here last March, which offered customers at the time up to $275 trade-in credit for their old device.

This gives potential iPhone customers another avenue to trade-in their non-Apple smartphone and switch over–at a crucial time before the launch of Apple Watch, which requires an iPhone 5 or newer.


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