Our Grading Standards

We provide a consistent and accurate quality control process. Delivering product you can rely on.

Testing Process

All devices received are processed through our quality control inspection department. Each device is fully tested, data-wiped, sanitized and individually bubble bagged with an IMEI barcode. All functions of each device are properly tested to ensure the correct grading conditions. We make sure to restore each phone twice, double check cosmetics and process multiple IMEI checks in order to maintain consistent quality.

Here is a detailed list to explain how each phone is processed through our facilities:

  • Power On / Charge Device
  • Restore Device
  • Charging Port / Battery
  • Sim Card Reader
  • Wifi Connection
  • Cracked Front / Rear Glass
  • iCloud Lock / Activation Lock
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Home Button
  • Volume Buttons
  • Power Button
  • Vibrate Switch / Motor
  • Touchscreen / Digitizer
  • LCD Display
  • Headphone Jack
  • Microphone
  • Ear / Loud Speaker
  • Front / Rear Camera
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Cosmetic Assessment
  • Restore Device (2nd Time)
  • Power Off Device
  • ESN Check

Grading Scale

Brand New

Devices are brand new and sealed in original box. All accessories are in the original plastic. Devices have never been used. Devices pass all functionality tests, are ready for activation and have no iCloud lock.

Brand New/Open Box

Devices are brand new in open box. All accessories are in the original plastic. Devices have never been used. Devices pass all functionality tests, are ready for activation and have no iCloud lock.

New HSO/Swap

Devices are brand new. Includes phone only, no accessories. Devices are in original plastic and have never been used. Devices pass all functionality tests, are ready for activation and have no iCloud lock.

Grade A

Devices are used and in mint condition with no signs of use. Devices are free of all scratches, scuffs and dents. Devices pass all functionality tests, are ready for activation and have no iCloud lock.

Grade B

Devices are used and have light / moderate signs of use. Devices have small scratches and scuffs on the housing. Devices pass all functionality tests, are ready for activation and have no iCloud lock.

Grade C

Devices are used and have heavy signs of use. Devices have multiple scratches and noticeable dents on the housing. Devices pass all functionality tests, are ready for activation and have no iCloud lock.

 PGL – Power Up/Good LCD

Devices power up and have a good lcd. Units are not fully functional. Issues include bad buttons, cracked glass etc. Units cosmetics range from light to heavy use. Device activation is not guaranteed. Devices restore and have no icloud lock.

PBL – Power Up/Bad LCD

Devices power up and have a bad LCD. Devices are not fully functional. Issues include bad buttons, bad LCD etc. Devices cosmetics will range from light to heavy use. Device activation is not guaranteed. Devices restore and have no icloud lock.

DOA – No iCloud

Devices do not power on and will be dead on arrival. Devices include issues like no power, cracked glass, bad lcd etc. Devices range from moderate to heavy use. Devices are not fully functional and have no icloud account lock.

DOA – iCloud

Devices do not power on and will be dead on arrival. Devices include issues like no power, cracked glass, bad lcd etc. Devices range from moderate to heavy use. Devices are not fully functional and have an icloud account lock.

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