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Nexus Protect launched in Canada
Protecting your smartphone in case the worst happens usually requires buying an additional policy and/or relying on your mobile phone insurance but an increasing trend among manufacturers is to offer their own additional cover.
[related_videos title=”Nexus 6P / 5X in video:” align=”left” type=”custom” videos=”654055,651620,650937,651385,651264,650029″]Not to be left out, Google joined the likes of Apple, HTC and Samsung by launching Nexus Protect alongside its new Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones and while initially only available in the US, Google has rolled out Nexus Protect in Canada.
Nexus Protect is great if you’re known for bumping and damaging your phone as it covers you for accidental damage and/or device malfunction for an additional year on top of the standard 1 year warranty. The service costs $69 and $89 for the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P respectively and covers up to 2 incidents during the two-year period, with a $79 excess payable for each claim.
The expansion into Canada may be as far as Google extends Nexus Protect or we may see the service launched in other countries where the new Nexus devices are on sale. Either way, we’ll keep an eye on this and let you know when we have more information.
What do you think? Do you have either of the new Nexus devices and do you want Nexus Protect to come to your country? Let us know your views in the comments below guys!