Great Deals on ‘Newish’ Phones from Our New Partner

Originally published at: is one of the most trusted sources for buying and selling pre-owned phones – or in their words “newish” phones. This is because Swappa has a very hands-on approach to ensuring the quality of the tech offered on their site, and now that includes a “store” where you can find unlocked Android phones that work with Republic Wireless service. Yes, the Republic shop on Swappa will have only Republic compatible phones, and you can shop them by brand or price. Swappa has over 10,000 reviews on Trustpilot with a near perfect 5-star rating, so you know you can trust…


Assuming that Swappa can get any, are they going to offer any older Motorola phones that are compatible with the Republic Refund plan?

If a seller wishes to sell a Republic Wireless 1.0 / 2.0 phone on Swappa, they may do so. I haven’t seen one appear for sale there in quite a while.

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To be clear, Swappa doesn’t get anything or offer anything. Swappa is a marketplace like eBay and items sold there are sold by individual sellers.

Thanks for the clarification. I guess I should have worded my question something like this:

If a seller offers a Republic 1.0 / 2.0 phone on Swappa, will it automatically show up in the Republic Wireless section of the Swappa website?

Good question. I look at for legacy phones.

It’s unclear until and unless a seller offers one for sale. In the past, legacy phones have been listed on Swappa here:

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