AT&T Handset and Tablet Product Classifications

Grading Criteria

(Cosmetic Inspection & Functional Testing)


The condition descriptions below have been condensed from their original version. Please download and review the comprehensive Mobile Carrier Liquidations Grading Criteria PDF before bidding.

Cosmetic defects are assessed by visual inspection. Technicians view devices from 16 to 20 inches to identify defects. The types and locations of defects on a device determine its cosmetic grade.

Functional defects are assessed using proprietary software.

Handset & Tablet Specifications

GradeCosmetic Description
(See Glossary)
Functional Description
(See Glossary)
AA+(T)
  • All surfaces of the device, including the display, are like new; no apparent signs of use.
  • 14-day buyer’s remorse customer return.
  • Fully functional; passes all functional tests.
  • Has 70%+ battery health.
A+(T)
  • All surfaces of the device, including the display, may have light scratches.
  • Fully functional; passes all functional tests.
  • Has 70%+ battery health.
A(T)
  • All surfaces of the device, including the display, may have light scratches.
  • Partially functional; passes key functionality tests and has a functional display/digitizer with no burn-in.
  • Passed all of the following tests: wi-fi, rear camera, speaker, microphone, exterior buttons.
  • Failed one or more of the following tests: backlight, proximity sensor, vibrator, headset jack, bluetooth, GPS, LDI trip, front camera, fingerprint/facial recognition.
B+(T)
  • All surfaces of the device, including the display, may have heavy scratches.
  • Device housing, ports, and display boarders may have chips, cracks, dents, dings, delamination, and/or discoloration.
  • Fully functional; passes all functional tests.
  • May have minor burn-in.
B(T)
  • All surfaces of the device, including the display, may have heavy scratches.
  • Device housing, ports, and display boarders may have chips, cracks, dents, dings, delamination, and/or discoloration.
  • Partially functional; passes key functionality tests and has a functional display/digitizer which may have minor burn-in.
  • Failed one or more of the following tests: wi-fi, rear camera, speaker, microphone, exterior buttons, backlight, proximity sensor, vibrator, headset jack, bluetooth, GPS, LDI trip, front camera, fingerprint/facial recognition.
C(T)
  • All surfaces of the device, including the display, may have heavy scratches, chips, cracks, dents, dings, delamination, and/or discoloration.
  • Device housing may be warped/bent.
  • SIM/SD tray(s) may be missing.
  • Passes key functionality tests.
  • Display/digitizer may be non-functional or have major burn-in.
  • Failed one or more of the following tests: wi-fi, rear camera, speaker, microphone, exterior buttons, backlight, proximity sensor, vibrator, headset jack, bluetooth, GPS, LDI trip, front camera, fingerprint/facial recognition.
RR(T)
  • All surfaces of the device, including the display, may have heavy scratches, chips, cracks, dents, dings, delamination, and/or discoloration.
  • Device housing may be warped/bent.
  • SIM/SD tray(s) may be missing.
  • Data cleared.
  • Fails one or more key functionality tests.
  • Display/digitizer may be non-functional or have major burn-in.
  • Failed one or more of the following tests: wi-fi, rear camera, speaker, microphone, exterior buttons, backlight, proximity sensor, vibrator, headset jack, bluetooth, GPS, LDI trip, front camera, fingerprint/facial recognition.


Glossary

Cosmetic Defects

Light Scratches – Normal wear and tear outside of abuse.
Heavy Scratches – Easily noticed during proper visual inspection.
Chips – A piece of material missing or removed.
Warped/Bent – Visually bent or twisted out of shape.
Delamination – Separation of layers in lens.
Dings – A minor depression in a surface from a blow.
Dents - A major depression in a surface from a blow.
Discoloration – Area/surface that has a different color, faded, or stained.
Cracks – Break without a complete separation of the parts.
Missing - Not able to be found because it is not in its expected place.

Functional Tests

Key Functionality – Data cleared, activation locks disabled, powers on, charges, and establishes network connection.
Additional Functionality – Wi-fi, rear camera, speaker, microphone, exterior buttons, backlight, proximity sensor, vibrator, headset jack, Bluetooth, GPS, LDI trip, front camera, fingerprint/facial recognition.


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