Cell Phone Depreciation Statistics

2019-2020's Biggest Winners And Losers

Smartphone Depreciation Intro

It’s no surprise that cell phones depreciate fast with the endless volume of yearly releases – Your shiny new smartphone can quickly become outdated! Most consumers rely on trade-ins to minimize the ever-increasing price ticket on the latest smartphones, but as you’ll see below, some resale value drops will make them cry.

Through 2019-2020, cell phone trade-in site BankMyCell tracked almost 300 phones resale values from multiple vendors hourly, see what we discovered right here.

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Flagship Android Devices Lose Value Twice as Fast as iOS

In the first year, on average, iPhones lost -23.45%; by year two, the total loss is -45.46%. The scary news for $700+ Android flagship users is, the average iPhone’s two-year loss is the same as their one-year depreciation -45.18%!

  • Tracking devices over 4 years, iPhone trade-in value decline is a steady decline, losing between -23.45% to -33.09% year on year.
  • In two years, the average iPhone would lose -45.46% of its original resale value -23.45% in year one and -28.75% in year two.
  • In two years, the average Android flagship phone would lose –71.41% of its original resale value, -45.18% and year two -47.85%.

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Bad News for Galaxy S10 owners: The S10 range lost a lot more in 2019 than the S9 did in 2018. For example, Samsung Galaxy S10+ lost -45.26% in the 9 months following release in 2019, compared to last year’s Galaxy S9+ did in 2018 at -30.21%.

Budget Android Devices Lose Half Their Value in Year One

On average, Android devices with launch prices of $350 or under lose half their trade-in value in just one year. Owners of popular budget smartphone brands like Samsung, Motorola, LG, HTC, and Google lost an average of -48.65% of their trade-in value in 2019-2020.

  • In two years, the average budget Android phone would lose –79.66% of its original resale value, -48.65% and year two -44.26%.
  • Using these average losses, a budget Android released at $299 would only be worth around $27 for trade-in after 3 years.
  • Motorola One released for $349 in Oct 2018, in 14 months it lost 87.68% of its original trade-in value, fetching a measly $43 resale by December 2019.

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2018's iPhones Only Lost 23.45% of Their Resale Value, Unlike the S10

The three iPhones released in 2018 make up 15.29% of trade-in on the site, and it’s no surprise, as they only lost an average of 23.45% in 2019, so consumers get buyback offers that make upgrades affordable.

  • iPhone XR lost -21.55% of its trade-in value in the whole of 2019, compared with the Galaxy S10e losing -37.98% in only 9 months.
  • iPhone XS lost -23.31% of its trade-in value in the whole of 2019, compared with the Galaxy S10 losing -43.78% in only 9 months.
  • iPhone XS Max lost -25.51% of its trade-in value in the whole of 2019, compared with the Galaxy S10+ losing -45.26% in only 9 months.

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Upgrade Shock: Motorola, LG & Google Worst Phones for Price Retention

Across nine popular smartphone brands, we tracked the ones losing the most trade-in value in 2019. According to the trade-in price data we receive, Owners of Motorola, LG, and Google smartphones are most likely to fetch low trade-in deals.

  • Motorola lost an average of -59.41% between Jan-Dec 2019. The Motorola One (2018) was the fastest depreciating and highest value loss at -75.84% (-$135)
  • LG lost an average of -56.76% between Jan-Dec 2019. The Nexus 5X (2015) was the fastest depreciating at -70.59%, while 2017’s V30 lost the highest value -$145.
  • Google lost an average of -51.68% between Jan-Dec 2019. The Pixel 3 (2018) was the fastest depreciating and highest value loss at -56.70% (-$267)

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The Worst Drops in 2019

  • Devices on the Android OS were the only phones to lose over $180 up to $373 in 2019.
  • The Galaxy S10+ lost the most value in 2019, with -$373 dropping off its value
  • The Google Pixel 3 lost $267 (-56.70%) of its resale value after only being released in Nov-2018
  • Android dominates in the top 10 depreciating phones of 2019 that got released in 2018, with losses ranging from 52.38% (Pixel 3 XL) to 75.84% (Motorola One)

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Early Warning for Motorola G7 owners

  • Motorola is the only brand in the top 10 with 3 huge depreciation declines from devices released in under 2 years. Motorola One, G7 Play & G7 Power
  • G7 Play ($199 new) lost -84.42%, the G7 Power ($249 new) lost -81.53% and the G7 ($299 new) lost -76.25%

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Android VS iOS Depreciation

4-Year Operating System Price Drops

By tracking hourly buyback program pricing drops on almost 300 devices from their initial trade-in value, we’ve mapped out the average yearly depreciation of flagship iOS and Android devices, as well as budget Android phones below $350.

As you’ll see from the chart below, the depreciation of iOS devices is very consistent compared to flagship Android phones that drop in value at twice the rate in the first 24 months. Consumers that opt for budget Android phones my want to shed a tear too; in under 2-years, the average device loses -79.66% of its resale value.

  • iOS devices lose an average of -23.45% of their resale value in the first year, with 4 year loses ranging between 45% to 33.09% year on year
  • Compared to iPhones, on average, Android flagship phones depreciate twice as fast, losing 45.18% of their trade-in value in the first year (iPhone’s lose 45.46% on average by the end of year two).
  • Android devices suffer huge trade-in losses of 71.41% to 79.66% in the first 2 years, then depreciation less than 10% in years 3&4
  • Budget Android resale value drops are the most aggressive, losing half of their resale value in one year, with an average decline across the brands of -48.65%.

Android & iOS 4-year average trade-in depreciation

Average Yearly Trade-in Depreciation By Operating System

Data source: Depreciation figures above measure the phone’s initial trade-in value, tracking its decline over 4 years. We used the top ‘good’ condition price from multiple trade-in stores; all storage sizes were considered in the valuation.

iPhone Example Depreciation

Based on this data, if an iPhones trade in value was $850 on day one, this is how much you can expect it to depreciate over 4 years.

DAY 1 TRADE IN VALUEYEAR 1YEAR 2YEAR 3YEAR 4
Trade in Value$850$651$464$310$208
Avg. Year % Loss0-23.45%-28.75%-33.09%-33.08%
Value Loss0-$199-$187-$153-$103
Total Depreciation0-23.45%-45.46%-63.51%-75.58%

Flagship Android Example Depreciation

Based on this data, if a new Android phones trade in value was $850 on day one, this is how much you can expect it to depreciate over 4 years.

DAY 1 TRADE IN VALUEYEAR 1YEAR 2YEAR 3YEAR 4
Trade in Value$850$466$243$175$142
Avg. Year % Loss0-45.18%-47.85%-28.11%-18.46%
Value Loss0-$384-$223-$68$32
Total Depreciation0-45.18%-71.41%-79.45%-83.24%

Budget Android Example Depreciation

Based on this data, if a budget Android phones trade in value was $205 on day one, this is how much you can expect it to depreciate over 4 years.

DAY 1 TRADE IN VALUEYEAR 1YEAR 2YEAR 3YEAR 4
Trade in Value$205$105$42$27$19
Avg. Year % Loss0-48.65%-44.26%-35.91%-27.83%
Value Loss0-$100-$146-$167-$178
Total Depreciation0-48.65%-79.66%-86.76%-90.76%

Tip: If you’re looking to cash in on your old device during an upgrade, yearly trade-ins are the only option to get a reasonable payout for Android devices. iPhone owners can sit pretty on a two-year cycle before they shop around for the latest device.

Cell Phone Depreciation By Brand

2019-2020 Manufacturer Price Drops

The data below is especially helpful for consumers looking to understand which smartphone brands will have excellent price retention and which will tumble in value.

Smartphone owners of Google Pixel, LG, or Motorola devices better sit down. With average 2019-2020 smartphone resale depreciation values of 59.41%, consumers owning these brands can expect bad news when it comes to cashing in on their old tech. As you can expect from the iOS data above, iPhones are the most stable, depreciating, on average, at half the rate of an LG, Motorola, or Google Pixel phone year on year.

2019-2020 Average smartphone depreciation by brand

2019-2020 Average smartphone depreciation by brand

Ranked Best to Worst:

  • Apple devices lost an average of -25.98% between Jan – Dec 2019
  • Nokia devices lost an average of -27.68% between Jan – Dec 2019
  • Sony devices lost an average of -31.30% between Jan – Dec 2019
  • HTC devices lost an average of -32.01% between Jan – Dec 2019
  • Samsung devices lost an average of -34.42% between Jan – Dec 2019
  • BlackBerry devices lost an average of -34.92% between Jan – Dec 2019
  • Google devices lost an average of -51.68% between Jan – Dec 2019
  • LG devices lost an average of -56.76% between Jan – Dec 2019
  • Motorola devices lost an average of -59.41% between Jan – Dec 2019

Data source: Depreciation figures measure the best available ‘good’ condition trade-in value from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. This data is from multiple stores covering almost 300 devices, including all storage capacities.

How much did most popular phones lose by brand

How much did the most popular devices consumers are trading in right now lose? We looked at the phones being valued the most across Apple, Samsung, Google, LG, and Motorola to see which price drops are impacting consumers right now.

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POPULAR APPLE DEVICE TRADE-INS DECLINE:

Below we see 2019-2020’s Apple iPhones ranked by trade-in popularity, showing the value decline most consumers owning an iPhone are seeing.

  • Owners of the 10 most traded in iPhones in 2019 lost -21.55% to -39.61% of the value of their phone in 12 months
  • 2016’s iPhone 7 was the fastest depreciating out of the 10 most sold iPhones on the site at -38.19%
  • 2018’s iPhone XS Max lost the highest value, -$176 between Jan-Dec 2019 and was also the highest physical value lost across all iPhone’s (ignoring popularity)

Ignoring trade-in popularity, the iPhone 5 depreciated the most out of 200+ phones in one year, losing -93.10% of its value between Jan-Dec 2019 (although it’s worth next to nothing losing -$27 and ending the year worth $2).

Depreciation By Apple’s Most Popular Trade-in’s

Data source: We ranked each brand below by the most popular devices being trade-in from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

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POPULAR SAMSUNG DEVICE TRADE-INS DECLINE:

Below we see 2019-2020’s Samsung phones ranked by trade-in popularity, showing the value decline most consumers owning a Galaxy phone are seeing.

  • Owners of the 10 most traded in Samsung phones in 2019 lost -35.17% to -49.13% of the value of their phone in 12 months
  • 2016’s Galaxy S7 was the fastest depreciating out of the 10 most sold Samsung phones on the site at -49.13%
  • 2019’s Galaxy S10+ lost the highest value, -$373 between Mar-Dec 2019, and was also the highest physical value lost across 200+ phones

Ignoring trade-in popularity, the Galaxy A6 2018 depreciated the most in one year losing -75.00% of its value between Jan-Dec 2019 (-$120)

Depreciation By Samsung’s Most Popular Trade-in’s

Data source: We ranked each brand below by the most popular devices being trade-in from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

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POPULAR GOOGLE DEVICE TRADE-INS DECLINE:

Below we see 2019-2020’s Google phones ranked by trade-in popularity, showing the value decline most consumers owning a Pixel phone are seeing.

  • Owners of the 7 most traded in Google phones in 2019 lost –69% to -56.70% of the value of their phone in 12 months, on average losing half!!!
  • 2018’s Pixel 3 was the fastest depreciating out of the 7 most sold Google Pixel’s on the site at -56.70%
  • 2018’s Pixel 3 was also the device that lost the highest value, -$267 between Jan-Dec 2019

*The Pixel 4 was not included in this table due to its late release and lack of data.

Depreciation By Google’s Most Popular Trade-in’s

Data source: We ranked each brand below by the most popular devices being trade-in from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

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POPULAR LG DEVICE TRADE-INS DECLINE:

Below we see 2019-2020’s LG phones ranked by trade-in popularity, showing the value decline most consumers owning an LG phone are seeing.

  • Owners of the 10 most traded in LG phones in 2019 lost -29.41% to -70.59% of the value of their phone in 12 months
  • 2015’s Nexus 5X was the fastest depreciating out of the 10 most sold LG phones on the site at -70.59%
  • 2017’s V30 lost the highest value, -$145 between Jan-Dec 2019
Depreciation By LG’s Most Popular Trade-in’s

Data source: We ranked each brand below by the most popular devices being trade-in from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

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POPULAR MOTOROLA DEVICE TRADE-INS DECLINE:

Below we see 2019-2020’s Motorola phones ranked by trade-in popularity, showing the value decline most consumers owning a Moto phone are seeing.

  • Owners of the 10 most traded in Motorola phones in 2019 lost -32.89% to -75.84% of the value of their phone in 12 months
  • 2018’s Motorola One was the fastest depreciating out of the 10 most sold Motorola phones on the site at -75.84%
  • 2018’s Motorola One lost the highest value, -$135 between Jan-Dec 2019, and was also the highest physical value lost across all Moto’s (ignoring popularity)
Depreciation By Motorola’s Most Popular Trade-in’s

Data source: We ranked each brand below by the most popular devices being trade-in from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

Device Depreciation Biggest Losers

2019-2020 Price Drop By Value & Percent

In the traditional ‘biggest loser’ fashion, the charts below show the devices that depreciated the most in the year of 2019-2020, as well as the phones that lost the most physical value. These top 10’s show all devices regardless of release date or value.

Highest depreciating phones in 2019-2020

We tracked the trade-in price from either 1st January or the first available trade-in value from the smartphones release date through to 31st December. The majority of the highest depreciating devices are all phones that are 5+ years old, where trade-in stores price them low as the resale and demand are no longer there. For example, when looking at the iPhone in 1st, 2nd, and 4th place, they all were released 7-8 years ago and no longer supported the latest iOS updates, with the iPhone 5S ending on 12.4.1 and the iPhone 5/5C ending on 10.3.3.

  • Samsung Galaxy A6 2018 accounts for 74% of all valuations on the site, however, it lost over -75.00% of its value in 2019
  • Motorola is the only brand in the top 10 with 3 colossal depreciation declines from devices released in under 2 years. Motorola One, G7 Play & G7 Power
Top 10 Phones Depreciating 2019-2020

Data source: We ranked devices by the highest percentage loss from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

Phones losing the most resale value in 2019-2020

Again, we tracked the trade-in price from either 1st January or the first available trade-in value from the smartphone release date. As you can see from the data below, the most significant value losses come from flagship smartphones, of course. These sizable drops include Android devices such as the Galaxy S10 that were only released just before Q2, meaning phones like the S10+ lost almost $400 in 9 months.

  • Devices on the Android OS were the only phones to lose $180 up to $373
  • The Google Pixel 3 lost $267 (-56.70%) of its resale value after only being released in Nov-2018
  • The Galaxy S10+ lost the most value in 2019, with -$373 dropping off its resale price.
Top 10 Phones By Value Loss 2019-2020

Data source: We ranked devices by the highest value loss from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

New Devices Released In 2018-2019

Latest Smartphones & Their Depreciation

In the data that follows, we specifically look at how much trade-in value was lost or retained from devices that got released in 2018-2019.

2019 Releases: Early depreciation warnings

The data that follows is only shown to highlight emerging trends, due to the staggered 2019 release dates, not all phones had equal times to depreciate through a full 12 months. Earlier in the report, we mentioned how budget android devices trended with high depreciation in the first 1-2 years, as you can see the first 4 budget devices lost an insane amount of value in 9 months.

  • Motorola G7 range depreciated the fastest, losing between -62.63% to -74.17% of its resale value in just over 9 months
  • G7 Play ($199 new) lost $89, the G7 Power ($249 new) lost $129 and the G7 ($299 new) lost $119.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S10+ lost a lot more at -45.26% compared to last year’s Galaxy S9+ at -30.21%.
  • In 8 months following its release, the Google Pixel 3a lost 55.28% of its resale value.
Top 5 Depreciating Phones, Released In 2019

Data source: We ranked devices released in 2019 by the highest percentage loss from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

2018 Releases: Phones with low 2019 depreciation

The trends below show the smartphone resale price drops in 2019 for devices ONLY released in the year before, 2018. Here we look at phones that have low trade-in depreciation in terms of a percentage basis, which, as you’ll see from the highlights below, isn’t necessarily always a good thing.

  • The three iPhones released in 2018 make up 29% of trade-in on the site, and it’s no surprise as they only lost an average of 23.45% in 2019.
  • The HTC U12+ and BlackBerry KEY2 range retained their trade-in prices well without taking a significant loss of value in 2018.
  • All other phones took a massive hit in their first year of release, for example, the Sony Xperia L2 was released for $249 in Jan 2018 and only worth $45 in Jan-19, so its minimal loss in 2019-2020 isn’t so much of a win as the data below shows.
Top 10 Phones Holding Value, Released In 2018

Data source: We ranked devices released in 2018 by the lowest percentage loss from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

2018 Releases: Phones with high 2019 depreciation

The trends below show the smartphone resale price drops in 2019 for devices ONLY released in the year before, 2018 (1-12 months earlier). Devices are ranked by the highest percentage loss.

  • Android clears house in the top 10 depreciating phones of 2019 that got released in 2018, with losses ranging from –52.38% to -75.84%.
  • The Google Pixel 3 took the most significant blow in physical value, losing –$267 on the entry model and -$353 on the Pixel XL in 2019-2020.
Top 10 Depreciating Phones, Released In 2018

Data source: We ranked devices released in 2018 by the highest percentage loss from 01/01/19 to 12/31/19. Trade-in depreciation and value loss data is from the top price on multiple US buyback stores taking the ‘Good’ condition and showing averages from all storage capacities.

200+ Popular Phones Depreciation In 2019-2020

Winners And Losers

Sortable Sample Data

Click and sort the columns on the data table below to check out the price trends by brand, start/end price, release date, and, most importantly, depreciation.

BRANDMODELRELEASE DATE% TRADE-INSSTART PRICEEND PRICEDEPRECIATION
AppleiPhone 5 16GB2012-080.60%222-90.91%
AppleiPhone 5 32GB2012-090.47%312-93.55%
AppleiPhone 5 64GB2012-090.44%342-94.12%
AppleiPhone 5C 8GB2013-090.27%232-91.30%
AppleiPhone 5C 16GB2013-090.29%282-92.86%
AppleiPhone 5S 16GB2013-090.69%317-77.42%
AppleiPhone 5C 32GB2013-090.25%332-93.94%
AppleiPhone 5S 32GB2013-090.56%358-77.14%
AppleiPhone 5S 64GB2013-090.51%449-79.55%
AppleiPhone 6 32GB2014-091.28%6647-28.79%
AppleiPhone 6 16GB2014-091.43%8547-44.71%
AppleiPhone 6 64GB2014-091.22%9259-35.87%
AppleiPhone 6 Plus 32GB2014-090.44%9876-22.45%
AppleiPhone 6 128GB2014-091.13%11362-45.13%
AppleiPhone 6 Plus 16GB2014-090.51%11782-29.91%
AppleiPhone 6 Plus 64GB2014-090.46%13397-27.07%
AppleiPhone 6 Plus 128GB2014-090.43%142113-20.42%
AppleiPhone 6S 16GB2015-091.76%10372-30.10%
AppleiPhone 6S 32GB2015-091.74%11274-33.93%
AppleiPhone 6S 64GB2015-091.69%12587-30.40%
AppleiPhone 6S 128GB2015-091.55%13097-25.38%
AppleiPhone 6S Plus 32GB2015-090.95%161109-32.30%
AppleiPhone 6S Plus 16GB2015-090.99%163102-37.42%
AppleiPhone 6S Plus 64GB2015-090.96%188116-38.30%
AppleiPhone 6S Plus 128GB2015-090.89%203128-36.95%
AppleiPhone SE 16GB2016-030.51%7247-34.72%
AppleiPhone SE 32GB2016-030.51%7753-31.17%
AppleiPhone SE 64GB2016-030.47%9262-32.61%
AppleiPhone SE 128GB2016-030.44%10472-30.77%
AppleiPhone 7 32GB2016-092.00%186113-39.25%
AppleiPhone 7 128GB2016-091.77%206128-37.86%
AppleiPhone 7 256GB2016-091.59%226141-37.61%
AppleiPhone 7 Plus 32GB2016-091.85%262190-27.48%
AppleiPhone 7 Plus 128GB2016-091.81%283195-31.10%
AppleiPhone 7 Plus 256GB2016-091.61%292210-28.08%
AppleiPhone 8 64GB2017-091.46%296201-32.09%
AppleiPhone 8 256GB2017-091.24%361235-34.90%
AppleiPhone 8 Plus 64GB2017-091.87%400283-29.25%
AppleiPhone 8 Plus 256GB2017-091.60%422328-22.27%
AppleiPhone X 64GB2017-113.02%492376-23.58%
AppleiPhone X 256GB2017-112.94%536375-30.04%
AppleiPhone XS 64GB2018-091.18%555431-22.34%
AppleiPhone XS 256GB2018-091.12%605469-22.48%
AppleiPhone XS Max 64GB2018-092.29%650484-25.54%
AppleiPhone XS 512GB2018-091.06%655492-24.89%
AppleiPhone XS Max 256GB2018-092.26%690514-25.51%
AppleiPhone XS Max 512GB2018-092.19%730544-25.48%
AppleiPhone XR 64GB2018-101.89%450329-26.89%
AppleiPhone XR 128GB2018-101.67%460384-16.52%
AppleiPhone XR 256GB2018-101.64%510401-21.37%
AppleiPhone 11 128GB2019-090.51%550440-20.00%
AppleiPhone 11 256GB2019-090.51%730490-32.88%
AppleiPhone 11 64GB2019-090.51%500405-19.00%
AppleiPhone 11 Pro 256GB2019-090.15%760685-9.87%
AppleiPhone 11 Pro 512GB2019-090.15%830740-10.84%
AppleiPhone 11 Pro 64GB2019-090.15%680615-9.56%
AppleiPhone 11 Pro Max 256GB2019-090.26%810770-4.94%
AppleiPhone 11 Pro Max 512GB2019-090.26%890810-8.99%
AppleiPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB2019-090.26%730690-5.48%
BlackBerryBlackBerry Passport2014-090.07%6045-25.00%
BlackBerryBlackBerry KEYone2017-040.06%12072-40.00%
BlackBerryBlackBerry KEY22018-070.06%280190-32.14%
BlackBerryBlackBerry KEY2 LE2018-100.05%230155-32.61%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 32GB2016-100.11%8640-53.49%
GoogleGoogle Pixel XL 32GB2016-100.12%10158-42.57%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 128GB2016-100.07%11058-47.27%
GoogleGoogle Pixel XL 128GB2016-100.10%12567-46.40%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 2 64GB2017-100.19%19091-52.11%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 2 128GB2017-100.12%210106-49.52%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 2 XL 64GB2017-100.32%232105-54.74%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 2 XL 128GB2017-100.21%247125-49.39%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 3 XL 64GB2018-110.25%440220-50.00%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 3 64GB2018-110.22%460192-58.26%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 3 128GB2018-110.16%480215-55.21%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 3 XL 128GB2018-110.23%526240-54.37%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 3a2019-050.07%280116-58.57%
GoogleGoogle Pixel 3a XL2019-050.07%317151-52.37%
HTCHTC One Max2013-100.05%7147-33.80%
HTCHTC One M8s2014-030.04%2016-20.00%
HTCHTC One M8 16GB2014-030.11%2516-36.00%
HTCHTC One M8 32GB2014-030.11%2518-28.00%
HTCHTC Desire Eye2014-100.09%3635-2.78%
HTCHTC One M92015-030.06%4233-21.43%
HTCHTC 10 64GB2016-040.06%51533.92%
HTCHTC 10 32GB2016-040.08%7053-24.29%
HTCHTC Desire 10 Pro2016-090.03%7041-41.43%
HTCHTC U Play2017-020.01%6046-23.33%
HTCHTC U112017-050.06%16081-49.38%
HTCHTC U11 Life 32GB2017-120.02%10055-45.00%
HTCHTC U11 Life 64GB2017-120.02%10055-45.00%
HTCHTC One A92018-030.07%5128-45.10%
HTCHTC U12+ 64GB2018-060.06%320264-17.50%
HTCHTC U12+ 128GB2018-060.05%330269-18.48%
LGLG G Flex2013-110.09%42.530-29.41%
LGLG G Flex 22015-010.07%6341-34.92%
LGLG G42015-040.36%3815-60.53%
LGLG Nexus 5X 16GB2015-090.04%5015-70.00%
LGLG Nexus 5X 32GB2015-090.04%5215-71.15%
LGLG V102015-100.10%4626-43.48%
LGLG G52016-020.17%5322-58.49%
LGLG G6 32GB2017-030.41%11149-55.86%
LGLG G6 64GB2017-030.29%11154-51.35%
LGLG V302017-090.54%21166-68.72%
LGLG V30 Plus2017-120.16%20982-60.77%
LGLG G7 ThinQ2018-050.26%19077-59.47%
LGLG V35 ThinQ 64GB2018-060.12%15075-50.00%
LGLG V40 ThinQ 64GB2018-100.24%350140-60.00%
MotorolaMotorola Moto X22014-090.04%3315-54.55%
MotorolaMotorola Nexus 6 32GB2014-110.10%5333-37.74%
MotorolaMotorola Nexus 6 64GB2014-110.08%5533-40.00%
MotorolaMotorola Moto Z2 Play 32GB2017-060.07%6038-36.67%
MotorolaMotorola Moto Z2 Play 64GB2017-060.05%6043-28.33%
MotorolaMotorola Moto Z2 Force 128GB2017-080.13%9055-38.89%
MotorolaMotorola Moto Z2 Force 64GB2017-080.15%9051-43.33%
MotorolaMotorola Moto X42017-100.25%9045-50.00%
MotorolaMotorola Moto G6 32GB2018-040.32%7525-66.67%
MotorolaMotorola Moto G6 64GB2018-040.27%7527-64.00%
MotorolaMotorola One2018-100.10%17843-75.84%
MotorolaMotorola Moto G72019-030.08%19071-62.63%
MotorolaMotorola Moto G7 Play2019-030.07%12031-74.17%
MotorolaMotorola Moto G7 Power2019-030.10%17546-73.71%
NokiaNokia 808 Pureview2012-090.03%26.520-24.53%
NokiaNokia Lumia 10202013-020.08%20200.00%
NokiaNokia 6 (2017)2017-010.00%5042-16.00%
NokiaNokia 8 (2017)2017-090.00%10582-21.90%
NokiaNokia 7 Plus2018-020.05%12071-40.83%
NokiaNokia 6 32GB (2018)2018-040.10%9053-41.11%
NokiaNokia 6 64GB (2018)2018-040.08%9653-44.79%
NokiaNokia 7.12018-100.11%120100-16.67%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 2 16GB2012-020.02%29290.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 2 32GB2012-080.01%34340.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 2 64GB2012-080.01%36360.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S4 16GB2013-030.23%2817-39.29%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S4 32GB2013-030.17%3021-30.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S4 64GB2013-030.15%3226-18.75%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom2013-070.08%38380.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 3 16GB2013-090.14%4441-6.82%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 3 32GB2013-090.10%4642-8.70%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 3 64GB2013-090.09%4842-12.50%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S5 Active2014-050.04%44440.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S5 16GB2014-050.35%4424-45.45%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S5 32GB2014-050.28%4429-34.09%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S5 Duos2014-060.04%44440.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S5 Mini2014-070.05%37370.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 42014-100.20%6954-21.74%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note Edge 32GB2014-110.05%9181-10.99%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note Edge 64GB2014-110.04%9182-9.89%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A52014-120.09%30300.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 32GB2015-030.39%7444-40.54%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 128GB2015-030.23%7958-26.58%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 64GB2015-030.28%8252-36.59%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge 32GB2015-030.15%8858-34.09%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge 64GB2015-030.11%9858-40.82%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge 128GB2015-030.09%10761-42.99%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 Active2015-060.11%5636-35.71%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ 32GB2015-080.16%9261-33.70%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 5 32GB2015-080.32%10173-27.72%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ 64GB2015-080.13%10268-33.33%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 5 128GB2015-080.22%10484-19.23%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 5 64GB2015-080.24%10481-22.12%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S7 128GB2016-030.52%8535-58.82%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S7 32GB2016-030.91%10155-45.54%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S7 64GB2016-030.61%10156-44.55%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB2016-030.78%11450-56.14%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge 64GB2016-030.42%12072-40.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge 128GB2016-030.42%13072-44.62%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy J5 (2016)2016-040.14%40400.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A7 (2016)2016-040.06%65650.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A5 (2016)2016-050.09%40400.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S7 Active2016-060.18%8051-36.25%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A8 (2016)2016-100.04%90900.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A3 (2017)2017-010.05%8065-18.75%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A7 (2017)2017-010.06%85850.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S8+ Plus 64GB2017-030.91%225135-40.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB2017-041.21%181114-37.02%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S8 128GB2017-040.71%196112-42.86%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy J3 (2017)2017-060.24%2519-24.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy J7 (2017)2017-070.72%5030-40.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy J5 (2017)2017-070.00%70700.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S8 Active2017-080.41%170131-22.94%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 8 64GB2017-090.80%255167-34.51%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 8 128GB2017-090.58%262168-35.88%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 8 256GB2017-090.52%262170-35.11%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A8 32GB (2018)2018-010.15%1101100.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A8 64GB (2018)2018-010.13%1101100.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S9 128GB2018-030.60%290182-37.24%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S9 256GB2018-030.58%290192-33.79%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S9 64GB2018-030.88%290170-41.38%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S9+ Plus 128GB2018-030.56%326192-41.10%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S9+ Plus 256GB2018-030.51%326213-34.66%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S9+ Plus 64GB2018-030.79%326192-41.10%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy A6 (2018)2018-050.05%16040-75.00%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy J3 (2018)2018-060.16%4514-68.89%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 9 128GB2018-081.06%408267-34.56%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 9 512GB2018-080.83%556321-42.27%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10 128GB2019-030.82%590332-43.73%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10 512GB2019-030.39%680382-43.82%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10+ Plus 128GB2019-030.96%690388-43.77%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10+ Plus 1TB2019-030.62%950517-45.58%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10+ Plus 512GB2019-030.60%830447-46.14%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10e 128GB2019-030.40%463262-43.41%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10e 256GB2019-030.21%440298-32.27%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10 5G 256GB2019-040.05%645431-33.18%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy S10 5G 512GB2019-040.05%748475-36.50%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G 256GB2019-080.07%668630-5.69%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 10 256GB2019-080.16%525467-11.05%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 256GB2019-080.24%570535-6.14%
SamsungSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 512GB2019-080.24%615572-6.99%
SonySony Xperia Z22014-050.05%47.510-78.95%
SonySony Xperia Z3 Compact2014-090.03%4017-57.50%
SonySony Xperia Z32014-090.05%50.530-40.59%
SonySony Xperia Z3+2015-060.02%3818-52.63%
SonySony Xperia Z52015-100.00%5553-3.64%
SonySony Xperia Z5 Compact2015-100.00%6050-16.67%
SonySony Xperia X2016-050.04%5039-22.00%
SonySony Xperia XA Ultra 16GB2016-070.03%3525-28.57%
SonySony Xperia XA Ultra 32GB2016-070.03%3525-28.57%
SonySony Xperia L22018-010.02%4538-15.56%
SonySony Xperia XA22018-020.03%8563-25.88%
SonySony Xperia XA2 Ultra2018-020.05%11270-37.50%
SonySony Xperia XZ2 Compact2018-040.04%140100-28.57%
SonySony Xperia XZ22018-040.06%190110-42.11%
SonySony Xperia XZ2 Premium2018-070.06%280140-50.00%
SonySony Xperia XZ32018-100.08%410195-52.44%

Depreciation Data Explained

2019-2020 Specific Data Methodology

  • The depreciation data displayed is for the online trade-in market in 2019-2020, where a price got quoted for ‘Good’ condition, and the top quote available from all store pricing feeds.
  • The initial figure is the first available trade-in price for a phone in 2019; the final figure is the latest available price for a phone in 12/31/2019.
  • Depreciation is measured by a percentage decrease calculation of those figures, value loss is from the initial 2019 figure until 12/31/2019.
  • Flagship OS data contains all devices under the corresponding operating system that is valued over $700. Budget Android OS data contains all android devices valued at $350 and under.
  • On parent device names that have different storage capacities, all prices are calculated as an average.
  • This is not a depreciation decrease from the device’s initial launch (unless specifically mentioned within the content).

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Cell Phone Depreciation Report 2019-2020