One thing unusual is afoot with Apple’s new iPhone eight.

Tech recycling web site Decluttr is seeing extra trade-ins of each the iPhone eight and iPhone eight Plus than every other new iPhone proper after its launch, the corporate reported. Declutter informed Proinertech that the iPhone eight and eight Plus make up 7 % of its whole buy-backs. 

“The very best determine to that beforehand has been 2 % with the iPhone 6S,” a spokesperson mentioned.

Whereas the positioning mentioned that trade-ins for earlier iPhone fashions at all times enhance earlier than any new iPhone launch, it is uncommon for the trade-in gadget to even be a brand-new iPhone. Apple’s technique to launch three new iPhones inside a number of weeks of each other is the doubtless trigger, particularly if it signifies iPhone eight consumers deciding to improve to the priciest iPhone, the iPhone X, after utilizing the eight or eight Plus. 

Apple’s highest-end iPhone X goes on sale Nov. three, with preorders beginning this Friday, Oct. 27.

After all, Declutter is only one web site, and never essentially an correct measure of whole iPhone eight gross sales and returns. Apple didn’t reply to a request for remark.

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