Our Grading Scale: Precisely Defined

We understand that inaccurate and inconsistent grading can damage your business.
When you buy from us, you know what you are getting, regardless of which stock you select.

We Sell Cellular offers both fully functional and non fully functional devices.

Fully Functional Grades (A1, A2, B1, C1, C2, FFCG, FFLB)

* Each of these devices has passed the functional tests listed in this chart

A1

All of We Sell Cellular's A1 grade devices are fully functional. They can be described as flawless or like new. They do not have any signs of use.

A2

All of We Sell Cellular's A2 grade devices are fully functional. They appear flawless at first glance.

They have a few, very minor blemishes that are only uncovered upon close inspection and / or rotating them under the light. These blemishes are often found near the ports, corners or the Apple logo.

B1

All of We Sell Cellular's B1 grade devices are fully functional. They may appear flawless at first glance.

They may either have several faint, small scratches or a few longer, faint scratches on the screen. They may have light scuffs on their housing.

They may have small dings, blemishes, and / or nicks which are often found near ports, corners or edges.

A small percentage may have one slightly more pronounced imperfection, if they are in otherwise excellent condition.

C1

All of We Sell Cellular's C1 grade devices are fully functional. They appear used at first glance.

They may have numerous scratches on their screens. They may have numerous scuffs or scratches on their housing.

They may have dings, small dents and heavy wear on their ports, corners and edges.

C2

All of We Sell Cellular's C2 grade devices are fully functional. They appear heavily used at first glance.

They may have more pronounced, deeper scratches on their screen or housing they can be felt easily with a fingernail. Their housing may have numerous scuffs, scratches, dents or other abnormalities.

They may have dings, dents and heavy wear on their ports, corners and edges.

FFCG

All of We Sell Cellular's FFCG devices are fully functional and have a good LCD, but have a crack in the glass.

These devices will vary in terms of cosmetic grade.

FFLB

All of We Sell Cellular's FFLB devices are fully functional but have an LCD blemish (white spot, yellow spot, discoloration, or burned image). A small percentage may also have a crack in the glass.

They vary in terms of cosmetic grade.

Non Fully Functional Grades (PGL, PCG, PLB, PTID)

PGL

These devices power on and have a good LCD but have a functionality defect (ex. mic, speaker, port, button, etc.) that requires repair.

While they can vary in terms of functionality and cosmetic grade, all units have:

- A Good Touch ID
- No ID Lock
- No Apple activation error
- No iTunes Image
- No LCD blemishes (see FFLB or PLB for definition of LCD blemish)
- No cracks on the screen

PCG

These devices power on and have a good LCD, but have a crack in the glass. They also have a functionality defect (ex. mic, speaker, port, button, etc.) that requires repair.

While they can vary in terms of functionality and cosmetic grade, all units have:

- A Good Touch ID
- No ID Lock
- No Apple activation error
- No iTunes Image
- No LCD blemishes (see FFLB or PLB for definition of LCD blemish)

PLB

These devices power on but have an LCD blemish (white spot, yellow spot, discolored LCD, or burned image). A small percentage may also have a crack in the glass. In addition, they have some functionality defect (ex. mic, speaker, port, button, etc.) that requires repair.

While they can vary in terms of functionality and cosmetic grade, all units have:

- A Good Touch ID
- No ID Lock
- No Apple activation error
- No iTunes Image

PTID

These devices power on but have a bad touch ID sensor (finger print recognition). Some devices may also have a functionality defect (ex. mic, speaker, port, button, etc.) that requires repair. A small percentage may have an LCD blemish (white spot, yellow spot, discolored LCD, or burned image) or a crack in the glass.

While they can vary in terms of functionality and cosmetic grade, all units have:

- No ID Lock
- No Apple activation error
- No iTunes Image

Brightstar offers both fully functional and non fully functional devices.

Fully Functional Grades (A, B, B2, C)

* Each of these devices has passed the functional tests listed in this chart

A

All of Brightstar's Grade A devices are fully functional. They appear flawless at first glance.

  • They may have a few very minor blemishes that are only uncovered upon close inspection and/or rotating them under the light.
  • The ports, corners and edges are in flawless condition.

B

All of Brightstar's B grade devices are fully functional. They may appear flawless at first glance, but on closer inspection minor imperfections can be found.

  • They may either have small, light scratches or a few longer, light scratches on the screen.
  • They may have light scratches or scuffs on their housing or the Apple logo.
  • They may have light scratches or scuffs on their corners and edges. They may have minor discoloration or scuffing around the charging port.

B2

All of Brightstar's Grade B2 devices are fully functional. They appear lightly used at first glance.

  • They may have some light surface scratches on the screen.
  • They may have several light surface scratches or scuffs on their housing. They may have faint discoloration around the Apple logo.
  • They may have a nick or dent on the corners or edges. They may have minor discoloration or scuffing around the charging port.

C

All of Brightstar's Grade C devices are fully functional. They show clear signs of use at first glance.

  • They may have several surface or more visible scratches that can be felt easily with a fingernail.
  • Their housing may have several visible scuffs, scratches, dents, or other abnormalities. They may have discoloration around the Apple logo.
  • They may have nicks, dents, and visible wear on their corners and edges. And they may have discoloration or scuffing around the charging port.
  • A small percentage may have heavier signs of use.

Non Fully Functional Grades (D, E)

D

These devices power on and have a good LCD but have NOT been functionally tested. They may have defects that require repair.

While they can vary in terms of functionality and cosmetic grade, all units have:

- No Activation lock (i.e. FMiP, Android lock, etc.)
- No Screen locks, pin locks, passcode locks
- No iTunes image
- No Swollen battery
- Not been Jailbroken or rooted

E

These devices power on but have NOT been functionally tested. They have defects that require repair.

While they can vary in terms of functionality and cosmetic grade, all units have:

- No Activation lock (i.e. FMiP, Android lock, etc.)
- No Screen locks, pin locks, passcode locks
- No iTunes image
- No Swollen battery

When you buy from We Sell Cellular, you know exactly
what you are getting, regardless of which stock you select.