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A Report Shows Consumers Earn an Extra 44% by Comparing iPad Trade In Prices.


CompareMyMobile stats show iPads can be great investments due to their price stability, however consumers should be careful where they choose to recycle them or they can loose out on over 100 GBP.

(PRWEB UK) 31 October 2012

- Top UK recycling companies not providing customers with the best value for old devices.

  • Receive over £200 when you trade in your iPad 2 16GB Wi-Fi
  • tracks market prices daily to provide customer the best advice.

With the launch for the new iPad range, devote Apple users are recycling their old devices for well below the market value. has pulled together market data from leading UK recycling companies to highlight the need for consumers to use a comparison website before selling their devices. selected the top 5 iPad devices in October and analysed the recycled value against Mazuma, Envirofone and MobilePhoneXchange.

Andrew Beckett, Co-founder and Commercial Director of says: “The extra money to be earned by consumers by simply visiting our comparison website is outstanding ”

“This new entry in the iPad range is perfect timing for Christmas and hopefully will sell for a price that families can afford. I'm sure that Apple have seen the impressive sales figures of the Kindle in both the US and UK in Christmas 2011 when one in forty adults was given a reader. * ” analysis all the data received from both consumers and the recycling industry and Andrew Beckett confirms “ that when the iPhone 5 was released there was such a huge volume of iPhone 4 and 4S devices being recycled that it drove their prices down, the iPhone 4 actually lost nearly 40% of it's value in the 2 weeks after the 5's release. This huge drop in prices actually stopped some consumers from recycling, however in the past few weeks we have seen that price recovering to a level that consumers are happy to sell for.”

He continues, “ is a consumer focused website and only lists reputable recycler's with good customer service. There are far too many recyclers in the UK right now, with no formal regulatory body many don't come up to the standards we would expect. is an independent price comparison site that provides free information on the value of a used mobile phones and gadgets from more than 40 recycling companies. All recycling partners are comprehensively checked for reliability, ensuring that the customer gets the best possible price and customer experience for their old handset and gadgets. works with leading brands like Mazuma and Envirofone and independent user ratings mean if a company does not deliver, ceases its association.

About CompareMyMobile

(Visit press page) Founded in 2009, is the UK's #1 source for independent mobile phone, tablet, sat nav, laptop, iPad, iPod and games console recycling price comparison. It delivers customers confidence in making the difficult decision of where to recycle their old phone safely and for the most money. is 100% impartial, comparing prices from more than 40 recycling stores.

Media Contacts

Andrew Beckett,
Tel: +44 (0) 7810 882 278
Email: andrew(at)comparemymobile(dot)com

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