Condition Grades: Smartphones & Tablets

New: Brand New in Original Packaging.

Grade A+: Fully functional unit; pristine used, like-new condition. Will not include original packaging or chargers, see auction listing for complete details.

Grade A: Fully functional unit. No scratches, nicks, or blemishes on the front & screen, sides, or back side/battery cover. Like-new cosmetic condition.

Grade B: Fully functional. These units will have light general wear from normal use. The device may have a few light scratches, nicks, or blemishes on the front & screen, sides, or back side/battery cover.

Grade C: Functional unit. Will have at least one of the following conditions: cracked screen or housing, liquid damage, gaps between housing, gouges, dirt & dust under LCD screen, customization. The unit’s originally installed software may have been rooted. Phones may have issues with charging / battery life.

Grade D: Devices will contain some degree of liquid damage. Devices will power on, but may have cracked screens or housing, gaps between housing, LCD damage. Devices may have issues with charging/battery life. Suitable for component harvesting.

Non-Functional/Faulty Condition: Cosmetically, these devices will range from A-D. These units have failed one or more of the below functional tests:

  1. Sensors: proximity, magnetic, and NFC
  2. Speakers, ringtones, and vibrator
  3. Touch screen and convenience keys
  4. Home button/fingerprint scanner
  5. Facial recognition/retina scanner
  6. LCD panel: check brightness, discoloration, dirt, lines, spots, or missing pixels.
  7. Connectivity: Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  8. Front and back camera check for quality of pictures and video, including sound and flash functionality

Condition Grades: Consumer Electronics

A New / Pristine; Original accessories included.
B Open Box or Refurbished product; Product tested. Packaging may be damaged. All original accessories may not be included.
C Open Box or Scratch/Dent; Product may not be inspected/tested or has minor damage. All original accessories may not be included.
D As is or Salvage; Defective or heavily used. May be missing parts, manual, accessories or packaging.