OtterBox is trying to differentiate itself from its competitors by offering up to $150 to repair your iPhone screen if it breaks while using the Amplify or Alpha OtterBox screen protectors, the company said in a press release, which was discovered by 9to5Mac. It’s available with the updated OtterBox protection program, which also covers the case and screen protector, for about a $5 premium over the same product with antimicrobial protection only.
“Our robust Limited Lifetime Warranty program already covers your case and screen protection, and the OtterBox Protection Program extends that protection to the screen of your device, too,” said Jim Parke, OtterBox CEO.
The additional protection is valid for up to 12 months after purchase, and Otterbox promises that you can “easily activate and track coverage and make a claim through the OtterProtect app.” The approved Amplify and Alpha screen protectors with coverage from $40 to $55 – just select the “Antimicrobial + OtterBox Protection Program” during checkout.
Insurance won’t cover the full cost of replacing an iPhone screen, but it will certainly be less of a pain if you don’t have AppleCare. As far as I can see, there aren’t many other (if any) screen protectors out there with similar coverage, apart from a few niche offerings. Execution will also be crucial, but we should soon see if filing a claim and receiving payment is as easy as OtterBox says.
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