The supply of goods is high, the price has decreased while the shopping demand is still high, making the old iPhone market vibrant again.
Quang Thuan (HCMC) has just bought an iPhone 11 Pro after nearly a month of searching. Before that, he consulted many large and small stores in the city but did not have many options, high prices.
“The stores all explained that during the quarantine period, the transportation was difficult, so they could not import more goods. However, in a recent week, the number of second-hand machines was more abundant, many stores continued to deploy Compared to a month ago, the price of the iPhone I just bought is 2 million dong cheaper,” said Thuan.
According to Mr. Nguyen Minh Tuan, representative of Minh Tuan Mobile system, the shopping needs of users with old iPhone models are thriving again. “The two reasons why older iPhones are being sought after are attractive prices and models like iPhone 11, iPhone 12 are not outdated. These are smartphones with strong configuration, beautiful cameras, good prices,” Mr. Tuan said.
Mr. Nguyen Lac Huy, representative of CellphoneS, said that users’ demand to buy previous generation iPhones on this system is increasing by about 50% compared to a month ago. Similarly, at Mobile Vietnam, old iPhone lines are selling 2-3 times more than last month.
One reason for the abundant supply of goods is the new old collection program from iPhone 13. “In recent years, the rate of people exchanging old phones and making up for new ones is very high. Old machines are basically still available. good quality, suitable for many people’s pocket Ngoc Dat, CEO of Mobile Viet, said.
iPhone X, iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 are the most sought after models. Currently used iPhone 12 Pro Max, 128 GB memory, code VN / A, 3 months warranty is priced at 25 million VND, 6 million VND cheaper than new. Models such as iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone X, iPhone 11 are also discounted from 500,000 VND to 2 million VND depending on the version.
According to Mr. Lac Huy, although the market is active, the shortage of old iPhone models may also happen next month. Models such as iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max in many stores only have enough to last until the end of November. Meanwhile, systems predict that demand for used iPhones will increase by 10-20 years at the end of the year. % compared with the same period last year.