Gazelle.com “trade in your used iPhone”
In this commercial the Gazelle.com guy tries to convince us that selling your used iPhone on Gazelle.com is a good idea. The actor that plays the Gazelle.com guy is Justin Miles.
(Gazelle.com guy:) I’m pretty stoked. A friend of mine told me about Gazelle.com. They paid me cash for my used iPhone. Cash I used to get my new iPhone. Before Gazelle I would just keep my old phones in this drawer. Gazelle made it easy. Gazelle made it so easy. Shipping was free. Gazelle paid me fast. My phone was worth $150! What?!
Do yourself a favor, get on your little www, Gazelle.com. You’ll find out at Gazelle, it is a website.
Key words and phrases in this TV commercial and what they really mean:
- What the Gazelle.com guy said: They paid me cash for my used iPhone
- What some people might think that means: Gazelle will pay me cash for my old or used iPhone
- What it really means: This statement is clear, with little room for deception, and based on user reviews of Gazelle.com, they do pay cash (check or PayPal) for used iPhones.
- What the commercial said: Shipping was free
- What some people might think that means: It is free to ship my used phone to Gazelle.com
- What it really means: This claim is also very clear, with no wiggle room for deception. Gazelle does indeed pay for shipping – there is no cost to the customer to ship a used phone to Gazelle.
- What the commercial said: Gazelle paid me fast
- What some people might think that means: Gazelle will send me my payment fast
- What it really means: Another clear statement that based on user reviews is completely true.
- What the commercial said: My phone was worth $150
- What some people might think that means: Gazelle will pay me $150 for my iPhone
- What it really means: The guy in the commercial states that his iPhone was worth $150, so this does not mean that all iPhones are worth this much. However, if your iPhone is newer model that is in good working condition, it can easily be worth this much, and even as much as $400.
In this short Gazelle.com only a few claims are made, all of which not only have virtually no room for deception that based on most user reviews, are completely true. This is one commercial that seems legit!