You have a choice of many different recyclers that you could sell your iPhone XS to, with different prices to choose from. There is an array of offers for your iPhone XS to choose from. Selling your devices to one of these companies will firstly require you to submit your details. Then, you need to choose how you will send your device to your recycler of choice. The company can either send you a package for you to send your phone in, or you can send your device to the recycler independently. The recycler will then assess your phone, and this will determine how much money you will receive for your iPhone XS. This will be by either cheque, bank transfer or PayPal.
It is typically advised to put your device on the market sooner rather than later as iPhones' value depreciates over time. Nonetheless, there are certain times in the year in which you may want to sell your device as you could get a good price for it. These are typically a couple of months before the Christmas period and shortly prior to the release of a new iPhone model (usually in September).
The iPhone XS was released in 2018 and comes in 3 different capacities. When the iPhone XS first came out, it costed £999-£1,349, depending on the capacity. The highest price that you will be able to get for your iPhone XS (as listed above) will depend on the condition of your device. If you have kept it in an excellent condition, you will be able to get a high price for it.
The process for recycling your iPhone XS will depend on the company you have chosen, as each organisation has their own policies and steps for recycling. Your phone could be refurbished before it gets sold again in the domestic market. If your phone is unfixable, then it will be taken to a recycling facility so that the valuable parts of the phone can be extracted.
There are certain companies around that will accept your damaged device and will make it a second-hand smartphone. At the top of the page, you can select the condition of your phone ('broken'). If your phone has one of the following issues, not being able to turn on, a broken screen, not charging, problems with the speaker, scratches, and buttons that do not work, it will certainly be regarded as broken. If your phone has been subjected to water damage, you will need to check your company's T&Cs or contact them directly.