(PRWEB UK) 29 December 2012
Online gadget insurance comparison website Cheap.co.uk has taken a look into gadget insurance and whether it is worth considering on your latest tech items. Be it a new smart phone or tablet pc, many of us were fortunate enough to received a nice, new gadget as a gift and could consider the insurance as a just in case solution.
A spokesmen noted: “Thieves are looking at items they can grab quickly and sell for a high amount, tech items such as tablet pcs and smart phones are always extremely popular on the second hand market and retain high prices. These items are relatively small, easy to handle and often used in public places, all perfect for a thief as the ability to access is easier.”
Cheap.co.uk offers an online gadget insurance comparison service with a number of gadget insurance companies offering prices in one place.
“An Apple product is always seen as a quick earner for would be thieves, these are extremely popular and prices remain high on the second hand market.”
The company highlighted the Apple iPhone 5 and latest iPad as particularly popular products with thieves, mainly due to the high second high prices which can be demanded on the products and the popularity on the market.
The company also mentioned home insurance: “It's estimated there will be an increase of around 20% on home break ins on the 31st December when compared to any other day over the Christmas period. This data is provided by one of the leading insurance company Aviva.”