The Apple iPhone has never been a cheap investment. Whether you buy them factory unlocked at launch, or pay for them over time with expensive cell phone plans. How do you protect your investment? Cell phone insurance is a waste of money when it comes to the iPhone. The iPhone 4 will cost you $199 for a replacement, and you'll have to add up all of the money you've paid for your monthly premium. If you've had your iPhone for a year before you broke it, you can add over one hundred dollars to that bill. That is a very expensive repair bill if you decide to go this route. Why would you pay this? When people commit to purchasing cell phone insurance the $199 dollar replacement cost isn't a subject that comes up. iPhone Repairs Brighton The next way that you can protect your investment is to buy a case. An Otterbox will give your iPhone a bulky look, and a LifeProof case isn't really life proof. These cases are not the cheapest option, and even with them on your iPhone they are still prone to damage. There have been certain instances where these cell phone cases just can't withstand the force, like when an iPhone gets closed in a car door. Then you'll have to replace the part that gets damaged on the iPhone, and the case. That could set you back around $180 dollars depending on the case you buy. There is no real way to protect your device 100%. The sure fire way that you can protect your device is by finding an iPhone repair company. This option is a lot cheaper than the other two options stated above, and can allow you to have your device in your hands the same day. There is no waiting for a new device, or having to erase all of the information off of your old one. If you erase the contents of the device using the option in the device itself then you'll never have the information fully erased. With iPhone repair centers you'll never have to worry about erasing your phone. They can have your iPhone fixed the same day in under an hour, and it is inexpensive which makes a lot more sense. The average cost of a iPhone 4 screen repair is about $89 dollars. If you use the repair method that could save your wallet over $200 dollars when you break your phone. Even if you mail your device to a repair place that you trust it would still make sense if you look at the cost of the other two choices you have to get your iPhone repaired.