Grading Definitions & Grades 

  • We pride ourselves in our ability to accurately grade products so that they can be disseminated appropriately to the correct vendor. 
  • We use a comprehensive grading scale to ensure that our clients know the precise condition of the phone that they are purchasing.  Our grading scale is as follows:

Precise Grading Condition

Clean IMEI Check

45 Points Functional Test

“A+” Stock, Like New

  • Like New
  • No dents
  • No scuffs
  • No scratches on screen or housing (front, sides or back)

The handset itself is new, it may come with its box which may have been opened to test the handset. The box is in excellent like new condition.

“A” Stock, Excellent Condition

  • Excellent Condition
  • No dents
  • No scuffs
  • No cracks anywhere on the phone
  • light minor, barely, noticeable scratches (2 3)

“AB” Stock, Very Good

  • Device will have minor scratches/scuffs on body
  • Maximum of 2 dents/ damaged corners on housing 
  • Light to Medium scuffing on side/rear housing acceptable
  •  no cracks, no deep scratches on (primary surface) 
  • Maximum of 10 light/small scratches on screen (primary surface) with a screen on or off  

A used device that is in good cosmetic condition, with light scratches or marks usually due to wear and tear.

“BC” Stock, Rough

  • 1 Hair line crack on housing (i.e. stress fracture)
  • Deep scratch(es) on screen (primary display)
  • 15 light/small scratches (impedes screen visibility) (primary display)
  • Front Housing no cracks, (scratches and dents acceptable on front housing) 
  • Heavy scuffing/scratching on rear housing (back housing)
  • 2 or more heavily dented/damaged corners (left, right, lower, and back sides of housing) 

A used device which is in fair cosmetic condition, with marks, or distinctive scratches from use, but doesn’t effect the phone use functionality.

“D” Stock, Heavy Damage

Heavy wear and tear with cracked glass 

  • Chips, cracks and shattered front glass is allowed but no lcd damage

  • Unlimited scuffs, scratches and chips/ dents on back cover and housing
  • Missing parts, non-working buttons & non-functioning display allowed
  • Consumer data must be cleared 
  • Liquid Contact Indicator(s) can be tripped

A used device which is cracked, and may effect the phone use. Parts may be missing and device may have liquid damage.

Salvage

Scrap or Safety Hazard

  • Device doesn’t power up
  • Consumer data can’t be cleared 
  • Internal Battery damaged – Safety Hazard 
  • Bent board/ device 
  • Liquid Contact Indicator(s) can be tripped

A used device which is damaged to a point which will effect the phone use. Parts may be missing and device may have liquid damage, device is not operable.