Gazelle Launches Contest for Chance to Win a New iPhone

Company Challenges Consumers to Guess the Release Date of the New iPhone

San Francisco, California, UNITED STATES

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 7, 2012) - It's that time of year when excitement is building about Apple's new iPhone. Will it have a bigger screen? Improved battery life? Can Siri now read minds? While consumers wait in anticipation, Gazelle, the nation's leading trade-in site for high-end consumer electronics, today announced the "Guess The Date of the iPhone Release," contest. During the month of August, consumers will have the opportunity to take a crack at guessing the exact day when the new iPhone will hit store shelves for a chance to win the new iPhone.

Who: You, your best friend, your parents -- in fact, ANYONE over the age of 18 who lives in the continental United States is eligible to participate.

What: Gazelle's "Guess The Date of the iPhone Release" contest.

When: The contest officially begins on August 8, 2012. Submissions will be accepted through Monday, August 20, 2012.

Where: Consumers can submit their best guess via Facebook or by mail. More information on how to submit is available here.

Why: Well, why not? Anyone who guesses the correct date of when the iPhone will hit store shelves will be entered to win one of the five gift certificates matching the value of Apple's new 16GB iPhone. Contest winners will be announced within one week of the announcement of the launch from Apple.

Interested in participating in Gazelle's "Guess The Date of the iPhone Release" contest? Please visit: Contest Rules for the complete list of rules and eligibility requirement in order to qualify.

About Gazelle
Gazelle ( is the nation's leading high-end consumer electronics trade-in site, providing an easy, fast and safe way for consumers to get cash for their unwanted devices. Gazelle takes the risk and effort out of selling electronic gadgets online with benefits such as free shipping and packaging and comprehensive identity and data removal. To date, Gazelle has helped hundreds of thousands of consumers trade in their used gadgets to upgrade to the latest technology and earn quick cash. Based in Boston, Gazelle is privately owned and is backed by premier venture capital firms Venrock Associates, RockPort Capital Partners, Physic Ventures and Craton Equity Partners.

Gazelle is a trademark of Gazelle, Inc., registered in the U.S. iPhone and Apple are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Gazelle is not affiliated with Apple.

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