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How to protect your Google Pixel 7a long term

Google Pixel 7a on a table

Google’s newest affordable phone, the Google Pixel 7a, has finally hit the market. The Google Pixel 7a is an affordable alternative to some of Google’s more expensive smartphones, such as the Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro. Built to provide smartphone capability without the expensive price tag, only time will tell if the Google Pixel 7a lives up to consumer expectations.

Although the Pixel 7a is one of the most economical smartphones on the market, with a $499 price tag, it’s definitely a purchase you’ll want to get your money’s worth out of. If you’re interested in purchasing this new Google smartphone, it's important to start with product protection. When you subscribe to Mulberry Unlimited, you'll get coverage for all your Google devices and electronics under the same product protection plan for just $9.99 a month. Here’s everything else you need to know about making your Google Pixel 7a last long-term:

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Google Pixel 7a specs

Before we dive in to how to protect your new Google smartphone, here’s a quick look at everything you need to know about the Google Pixel 7a:

Google Pixel 7a price

$499

Dimensions

152.4 x 72.9 x 9 mm

Weight

0.43 pounds

Screen Size

6.1 inches

Resolution

2400 x 1080 pixels

CPU 

Google Tensor G2

RAM

8 GB

Storage

128 GB

Rear Cameras

64 MP main, 12 MP ultrawide

Front Camera

13 MP

Battery 

4,385 mAh

Tips for protecting your Google Pixel 7a

If there’s one device that gets more use than any other, it’s probably your smartphone. Between trips to the grocery store, road trips, and other day-to-day activities, your phone is on the go with you a lot, which means there are plenty of opportunities for it to get damaged. In order to get your money’s worth out of your smartphone purchase, it’s important to take steps to protect it. Here are some helpful tips for protecting your Google Pixel 7a:

Purchase a glass screen protector

One of the best ways to protect your Google Pixel 7a is by installing a glass screen protector. Whether you’re on the go or frequently use it at home, it’s only a matter of time before you drop your phone. Luckily, a glass screen protector can help protect your phone by absorbing the shock from any impact, such as a fall or drop, so you can avoid paying for an expensive screen repair or replacement.

Try a smartphone wrap

If you’d like to protect your phone without purchasing a bulky case, a smartphone wrap is a great alternative to keep your device free from scratches. However, it’s important to keep in mind that a smartphone wrap will not protect your phone in the event of a fall, so it might still be worth purchasing a protective case.

Invest in a waterproof case

Water is another important type of damage to protect your Google Pixel 7a against. Liquid damage such as spills, unknowingly setting it on a wet surface, or dropping it in water, can cause lasting problems for your phone.

Although the Google Pixel 7a is water-resistant (IP67 rating), it isn't as water-resistant as many other smartphones, so it’s important to protect it from water damage. Fortunately, installing a protective waterproof case is a helpful way to ensure that your Google Pixel 7a is protected anytime it comes into contact with water or other liquids.

Be cautious

Even the best protective gear can’t always prevent accidents, so it’s important to be careful with how you use your Google Pixel 7a. Avoid exposing your phone to extreme temperatures, water, and other environments where it could experience damage, such as outdoor settings.

Invest in product protection

Ultimately, one of the best ways to protect your Google Pixel 7a is by investing in a product protection plan. Even with protective gear, accidents are a part of life, and there’s nothing more frustrating than paying for expensive repairs or replacements sooner than you wanted to. Although Google offers protection through Google Preferred Care, it isn't as comprehensive as other product protection plans, and can be expensive.

When you subscribe to Mulberry Unlimited, you can protect all your electronic devices from accidental damage for a low price. It comes with unlimited claims and coverage, plus 24/7 customer support so you'll always know where you stand.

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Kim Miller

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Kim Miller is the Head of Consumer Marketing at Mulberry. She is passionate about building products and brands that make consumers happy, save them money and make their lives easier. Have an innovative idea for Mulberry you'd like to share? Give her a shout! She'd love to chat about anything from fintech and UX to gardening and antiquing.

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