MacBook prices, trade in values & places to sell
Some recent prices to provide a general idea of how much a MacBook is worth.
MacBook prices (retrieved 09/28/2020):
|Online Buyback Stores||Brick-and-Mortar Stores (Best Buy, with AC adapter)||Online Marketplaces (eBay, after fees)|
|MacBook 12-inch, 2017||$420||$301||$611|
|MacBook 12-inch, 2016||$350||$181||$526|
|MacBook 13.3-inch, 2015 (512GB)||$340||$267||$502|
|MacBook 12-inch, 2015||$290||$250||$425|
|MacBook 13-inch, 2010||N/A||$23||$52|
* Prices for models with 256GB capacities and 8GB Memory with Intel Core M3 processors unless otherwise noted. Expect to get about 20% to 30% more for higher storage capacity and processor speed. Brick and Mortar Store used was Best Buy, with AC adapter.
MacBook Price Factors
If you have the AC adapter or accessories like a wireless keyboard or mouse, you might be able to get more money – typically around $10 or $20 for each accessory.
If you have the original packaging you may get an extra $10 or so for it.
The above prices are for good condition items. Expect to get 15-20% less for each downgrade in condition.
Where to sell your MacBook
Flipsy Trust Verified Stores Buying The MacBook
The following Trust Verified Stores provide cash quotes for your MacBook. Let them know your serial number (found on the back cover), condition and any included items. You’ll get a quote delivered to your inbox in about 24 hours. Be sure to describe your MacBook’s condition to get the most accurate price. Some of the stores have winnowers or serial number look ups to find your value but many have incomplete serial number databases, so while they may buy your Mac they won’t show a price. By contacting them with your serial number they can do the look up to provide the most accurate quote.
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