In one word the answer is yes you can sell your mobile phone even if its 20 years old. You might think “can I sell my old phone if its broken?”, well yes you can but it depends how do you plan to sell it. If there is any use for your mobile phone or it can be economically fixed then you can sell your mobile phone without any hassle especially if it’s a mobile phone manufactured by Samsung or any other major brand. Some mobile phones have been best-selling mobile phones and have been in the market ever since they were launched. Despite being old mobile phones, they still hold some value as they are still used by users as practical mobile phones.
10 Best-Selling Mobile Phones of all Times
Samsung Galaxy SIII
Launched in 2012, the mobile phone can sill be seen as being used as a mobile phone and still holds value. Although can be slow on many Android application. More than 60 million devices were being sold.
Apple iPhone 4s
Released in 2011, Apple managed to sell more than 60 million devices but the mobile phone can hardly be used as a smart phone because of so many new iOS updates which do not work on iPhone 4s.
Samsung Galaxy s4
One of the most successful smartphones in our list is Samsung Galaxy S4, launched in 2013 the company managed to sell more than 80 million devices. But the device stayed in the main stream use much longer than anticipated because the device could easily be refurbished and bought back to life by mobile phone recycling companies across the world.
Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
Both models were launched at the same time in 2014 and were taken as flagship models of 2014. Apple managed to sell more than 220 million devices. Recently after the launch of iPhone 11, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus are rolled out and won’t get any software updates. This has dropped the demand of the mobile phone as a used mobile phone but still is a great mobile phone to use.
Back in 2004, Motorola was one of the major players of mobile phones manufacturing arena. The company managed to sell more than 130 million devices and the mobile is still a classic. There is still demand for the mobile phone despite being a normal mobile phone without any fancy smart phone features.
The legendary mobile phone Nokia 3310 is the oldest mobile phone on this list, Nokia introduced for the first time a mobile phone without any antenna and it was practically famous for being an indestructible mobile phone. Although the mobile phone is a very basic mobile phone with a mono display there are still collectors who want to get their hands on one of them mobile phones. Nokia sold more than 126 million devices, and keeping in mind the time when it was launched the mobile phones market wasn’t as concentrated as it is today, it was really a huge number.
It was launched in 2003 and the mobile phone was a success as Nokia managed to sell more than 150 million devices. Its hard to get hold of one of them in 2019 in a good condition. But there are still users who will love to have one of them egg shaped mobile phones.
One of the most sold mobile phones of all times. Samsung launched it as a basic mobile phone back in 2009 and the company still sells these mobile phones as brand new mobile phone. Although it has a small price tag, the mobile phone offers all basic functions of a mobile phone with a battery life of more than 13 days.
Nokia launched this mobile phone as a basic mobile phone with a torch and the it quickly became famous and the company ended up selling more than 100 million devices worldwide.
One of the early versions of smart phone was Nokia 5230. It was based on Symbian operating system and the company managed to sell more than 150 million devices back in 2009. Although the phone has little use in 2019, its still classed as collectors’ item.
Author | Emily Forbes
An Entrepreneur, Mother & A passionate tech writer in the technology industry!