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Buy and Sell Android Devices on Swappa, Rooted Phones Accepted

If you are trying to figure out where that extra cash is going to come from so that you can buy an HTC Thunderbolt, then maybe Swappa is your answer.  Swappa is a semi-new service that allows users to buy and sell their “gently” abused Android devices.  They only accept fully functional devices with good ESNs and that aren’t cracked or damaged in any way, but they also want you to know that this service is nothing like eBay.  This is a straight up, buy it now type of thing.

What makes Swappa worth writing about though?  Because they won’t discriminate against your fully rooted and ROM’d device.  In fact, they expect you to include info about your custom ROM, hacked device status, and tweaks in the description so that buyers can find the device of their dreams.  Nice.

Anyone used Swappa yet?

Via:  Lifehacker

Cheers Rick!

  • Rayfknnastii

    I want to sell my Droid Eris HTC need one contact me rayfknnastii@tmail.com

  • MK17

    I think I’m just going to get my OG Droid bronzed when I’m done with it with a plaque that says, “The First iPhone Killer”

  • Kidheated

    I just listed my Dinc on Swappa. not an hour ago. Will let you know how it goes.

  • Rousellbrandon

    Got $152 for my dinc on VZW trade in website

    • Tlbcoolhand

      If it was in good shape you could have gotton $250 or better for it on ebay. I got $125.00 for one that didn’t work on ebay.

  • fartbubbler

    first.

  • Jawshua

    Cool maybe I’ll sell my Droid 1 to them! I bet the price isn’t much though.

  • Anonymous

    i’d rather donate it to a charity if I have to depart with it.

  • Anonymous

    How is selling your product to a smaller audience better for you? Putting it on eBay means reaching to the widest and largest audience possible, therefore getting the maximum amount of money for your product.

    • scadole

      because ebay is a cluster-fahk

    • scadole

      because ebay is a cluster-fahk

    • http://mariasama16.livejournal.com/ J Harrell

      This site only accepts good ESNs, EBay has no such guarantee (same with Craigslist). Peace of mind for the buyer means they’re more likely to sell their other devices on the site and spread it via word of mouth. Eventually, it won’t be quite so small.

    • Rousellbrandon

      Bought my og droid from ebay. And after having phone for 8months .got a dinc and tried to put it on my other to find out it was reported stolen 2weeks after I turned it on.

  • Anonymous

    Nice! Good to know…just in case something goes horribly wrong before my upgrade!

  • Anonymous

    I am kinda on the fence about selling my OG Rooted D1, I still take good care of my baby that started it all lol

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W2OUBGTH2L2PKVSDC4UTFA7Z2Q thesaber

      im never getting rid of it! Too many good memories!

      • Anonymous

        Lol, Yeah even when she gets a little tired and slow, or the sun is shining
        on the screen and I can’t see the numbers that I am calling the OG still
        gives me a lot of rooted fun.

        • http://www.facebook.com/people/Travis-Royer/100000358962998 Travis Royer

          Serious. I already have plans with my OG after I buy the Bionic when it’s released. I still have lots ‘o love for my OG. :D

      • Anonymous

        Sorry, I couldn’t send it earlier http://leypf.leyp.com/about.html Enjoy!

  • http://twitter.com/jayzeroeee Joe

    I saw this site on Androinica (I the think) last week. I was in the market for a new phone, this site allowed me to get a Droid 2 and sell my Droid Eris. I highly recommend it.

  • Anonymous

    Maybe I’ll purchase an OG Droid hold onto it for 20ys then sell it as a collectors item.

  • Kalig805

    Thats nice

  • Kalig805

    Thats nice

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Daniel-Brown/622460851 Daniel Brown

    I’ve got a customized OG droid I’ve been meaning to get rid of, I’ll let you know how it goes…

    • Mth2134

      Can I just buy it from u?

  • Anonymous

    It sounds a little sketchy. I wonder if the site will last.

    • http://twitter.com/jayzeroeee Joe

      It’s not sketchy at all. I actually just bought a Droid 2, and sold my Droid Eris, with the site last week.

    • http://twitter.com/jayzeroeee Joe

      It’s not sketchy at all. I actually just bought a Droid 2, and sold my Droid Eris, with the site last week.