What is special about the iPhone 5?

The Good. The iPhone 5 adds everything we wanted in the iPhone 4S: 4G LTE, a longer, larger screen, free turn-by-turn navigation, and a faster A6 processor. Plus, its top-to-bottom redesign is sharp, slim, and feather-light.

What is an old iPhone 5 worth?

iPhone 5, 5c, and 5s

Storage 16GB 32GB
iPhone 5 $8 – $100 $120
iPhone 5c $90 – $150 $90 – $150
iPhone 5s $60 – $130 $140

Should you keep old iPhones?

Your old iPhone is still really good Give Apple credit for creating smartphones that have a pretty solid shelf life. If you just need a smartphone for the basics like email, social media, games and taking family pics, older iPhone models still hold up very well.

Will old iPhones be worth anything?

The first-generation iPhone, for instance, is now worth as much as $24,000 in the packaging on eBay, according to the Guardian. The original iPod classic – which launches all the way back in 2001 – reportedly goes for as much as $49,000 on resale websites.

Is iPhone 5 a good phone?

iPhone 5 is best and fast. Had bought it soon after it was launched and faced no issues initially. Smart screen size, Body Finish and Form, SIRI, Camera and Display Richness makes it a great phone an ideal choice.

Why do people keep old iPhones?

Cheap battery replacement Apple’s performance-throttling Battery Health feature is designed to keep old phones ticking along, even when their old, weak batteries aren’t up to the task. It’s the phone equivalent of a walking stick for old folks. It slows you down, but at least you can still get around.

How rare is the first iPhone?

With 6.1 million first-generation iPhone units sold in its first five quarters, the aluminum-backed iPhone is something of a rarity, but hardly worth as much as some first-generation iPhone prototypes, which have fetched about 10 percent of this factory-sealed iPhone’s asking price.

How much can I get for an old iPhone 5?