The Android may be outpacing the iPhone in new sales, but the Apple smartphone has better resale value, according to new data from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, as reported by “CNET” (

Surveying the recent resale market, Munster found that Apple hung onto its value in the U.S. better than did certain Samsung devices. Over the four months from April through July, the iPhone 5 dropped 3.75% in value, while the iPhone 4S dropped 11.85% The iPhone 4 jumped in value by 10.3%. In contrast, Samsung’s Galaxy S3 lost 27.3% of its value, while the Galaxy Note 2 fell by 35.5%.