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Google is offering its new Google Preferred Care plan that gives new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners the option to fix accidentally broken phones or replace them if they start to act up. 

It’s basically Google’s version of Apple’s Apple Care plan for iPhones. 

It’s worth having a look at Google’s Preferred Care plan, as its $129 price tag affords some decent peace of mind if you plan on keeping your Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL for at least two years. Yet, there’s one instance when using Google’s Preferred Care plan doesn’t quite make sense.

Here’s when it makes sense to buy Google’s Preferred Care plan and when it doesn’t: