Mobile phone had ceased to be a luxury a long time back and nowdays it is more like a necessity that helps you keep pace with this rapidly developing world. With evolving technology and with each passing day newer mobile phones with even more integrated technological advancement are hitting the market.
As more and more features are packed in these pocket sized gizmos their price tags are bound to flaunt larger amounts. In this scenario mobile phones like so many of our material possessions have become a 'valuable asset' that one needs to get insured! Loss by theft is not the only reason for losing one as these sophisticated gadgets are vulnerable to the forces of nature and something as harmless as a mild shower is enough to cripple your dear mobile phone for life.
This type of insurance deals can be availed with either the user's service provider (network) or any independent insurer who provides insurance coverage for mobile phones. But what one should go for solely depends on the availability of the better deal. The two aforementioned transactions have different plus points attached and that one has to decide according to their personal choice.
Your network will put the cost of the insurance along with the cost of the contract or the handset and in case everything does not go as planned with the handset then you can always return it. Also few mobile phone retailers offer insurance and sometimes waive the amount for initial time period to lure the customers but one should be vary of these deals! One should go ahead and avail it after thoroughly reading the terms and conditions. Frankly this helps! While the independent insurance provider may offer you a wider range of insurance cover options but more often than not you will not be able to get the perks that you can if you choose the deal offered by the mobile phone retailer judiciously.
It is all about the choice you make that will help you to put your precious (and costly) mobile phone under an insurance cover. One more way is to add it to your home contents insurance policy (if you have one), that will certainly be a good idea. A fact to note is that any insurance can cost between £ 25 and £ 100 annually and if you think your handset is worth spending this amount only then the issue of insurance comes into picture.