Should You Pop For Smartphone Insurance?

Should You Pop For Smartphone Insurance?

NEWS ARTICLE - 3/22/2017 - By Rachel Cericola (Techwalla)

Smartphones are a part of our everyday lives, and we have become a little bit addicted to them. Did you know that the average dollar amount to replace a smartphone is around $567? So if you’re a little clumsy with your phone or have lost it before, you may be considering paying around $10 a month or a total of $120 per year for an insurance plan. Many plans may even have a deductible with $100 or more when the phone is broken. Now if you think about it, that’s a lot of money to spend on an insurance plan that you might not even need. Matt Paliafito, senior category manager at Batteries Plus Bulbs says that as cellphone and tablet repair options become more accessible, customers should only pay for the repairs they need done. Batteries Plus Bulbs is one of the many places that offers inexpensive smartphone repairs. The retailer has over 700 stores nationwide that not only repairs smartphones but also help with dead batteries, water damage, broken ports and buttons. The phone repair process usually takes about 30 to 60 minutes and best of all, all Batteries Plus Bulbs repair services also include a six-month warranty. In the end, if you decide that getting insurance might put your mind at ease a little bit, just make sure to do your research. Read More for some tips to keep in mind if you're thinking of purchasing insurance.

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