Xiaomi is all set for launching the Mi Protect Insurance for the tablets and smartphones that are brought through the Mi.com website. In this service, coverage for devices that were affected by accidental damage, collision, falling and liquid damage would be provided. However, this insurance cover depends on the device and the protect plan opted by the user. In addition, free of cost pick and drop service would be offered to users for repairing the handset.
Along with this, the SIM cards on the stolen device can also be blocked by users with this insurance service. This can be done globally. The service is also inclusive of SIM misuse insurance cover of around Rs.3000. further, there is a feature of 1GB cloud storage which would come along with this service. Free assistance would be provided to new users of smartphone and 2nd servicing of this device would be done 1 year from the activation.
For availing the services of Mi Protect, users need to dial 1800 407 333333/1800 1233330/8080 333333 if any damage is caused to the device. For insurance cover, collaboration of Xiaomi and OneAssist has been seen, which would be reaching out to customers for assessing the damaged service. The cost of the Mi Protect Plan would be Rs.275 for Redmi 2 Prime and Redmi 2 and Rs.499 for Mi4 16GB, Mi Pad and Mi4i 16GB. Having a validity of only 1 year, this cover will be applicable to tablet and smartphones that are around 2 years old.