Google Searches for Selling iPhones Surge Following Apple Event

According to a recent analysis by, online searches for ‘Sell iPhone’ on Google in the UK increased by a substantial 370% on September 12 after the highly anticipated Apple event and the release of the new iPhone 15. This surge in searches indicates a strong interest from consumers in upgrading their current iPhones or purchasing the latest generation.

Apple’s Trade-in scheme is one option for users looking to upgrade their devices. Ian Harper from expects the Trade-in service to be popular in the coming months. However, it remains to be seen whether consumers will choose to sell their iPhones on platforms like eBay, potentially getting a better price for their old device or the new one.

Apple’s trade-in program is available for all iPhone models, including the iPhone 7 and newer.

During the Apple event, the company unveiled the new iPhone 15 series, which includes four models: iPhone 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro, and 15 Pro Max. These models boast cutting-edge features and come in various display sizes and color options.

The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus, available in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch sizes, will be offered in colors such as pink, yellow, green, blue, and black. They come with storage capacities of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB, with prices starting at Rs 79,900 and Rs 89,900, respectively.

Meanwhile, the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, also available in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch sizes, will be available in finishes like black titanium, white titanium, blue titanium, and natural titanium.

Customers in India can now pre-order these newly launched iPhones, marking a significant milestone for Apple after the recent opening of official stores in Delhi and Mumbai.

In conclusion, the surge in Google searches for selling iPhones following the Apple event indicates a strong demand for the new iPhone 15 series. Whether consumers choose to utilize Apple’s Trade-in scheme or sell their devices elsewhere remains to be seen, as factors like pricing will play a crucial role in their decision-making process.