UK Electronic Gadgets Insurance Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022-2027)

UK Electronic Gadgets Insurance Market segmented by Coverage Type (Accidental damage, Theft and loss), Device Type (Laptops, Computers, Cameras, Mobile Devices, and Drones ), and End User (Corporate and Individual).

Market Snapshot

UK Electronic Gadgets Insurance Market
Study Period: 2018-2027
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: >10 %

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Market Overview

Due to lockdown restrictions in many areas in the UK during the COVID-19 outbreak, people were compelled to stay indoors and instructed to complete all their office work online. The working class and students were educated online, prompting them to acquire pricey equipment such as computers, mobile devices, and tablets to improve the quality of their experience, boosting the market growth.

Electronic Gadget insurance covers various gadgets' accidental damage, liquid or water damage, theft, burglary, and fire damage. This insurance covers cell phones, laptops, digital cameras, and other electronic devices. Furthermore, when a customer's gadget is stolen, damaged, or lost, insurance providers pay them. However, the amount varies by coverage. After depreciation, the client gets paid for the residual value in the case of total loss or theft. With the surge in the purchase of pricey devices like consumers purchasing Drones for agriculture and after applying for work from home in many firms during COVID-19 in the UK, gadget insurance businesses are seeing increased traction, with a quick increase in the number of policies offered, which is projected to drive the UK electronic gadget insurance industry forward shortly.

Scope of the Report

Electronic Gadget insurance covers various gadgets' accidental damage, liquid or water damage, theft, burglary, and fire damage. This insurance covers cell phones, laptops, digital cameras, and other electronic devices. Furthermore, when a customer's gadget is stolen, damaged, or lost, insurance providers pay them. However, the amount varies by coverage. UK Electronic Gadgets Insurance Market segmented by Coverage Type (Physical Damage, Electronic Damage, Data Protection, Virus Protection, and Theft Protection), Device Type (Laptops, Computers, Cameras, Mobile Devices, and Tablets), and End User (Corporate and Individual).

By Coverage Type
Accidental Damage
Theft and Loss
By Device Type
Laptops
Computers
Cameras
Mobile Devices
Drones
By End Users
Corporate
Individual

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Key Market Trends

Demand for Various Gadgets is Booming

The demand for numerous devices has been rapidly increasing in the UK. The COVID-19 epidemic is responsible for most of the expansion, raising the demand for devices. As a result of the tight limitations and the shift to online activities, demand for smartphones and laptops increased dramatically, favorably impacting the market growth. Because most of the population is at home, many have begun to pursue their passions. During the shutdown, for example, many individuals adopted photography as a hobby, so demand for professional cameras progressively soared. Customers acquired insurance plans for their gadgets since cameras are often expensive, fueling the expansion of the gadget insurance market revenue.

UK electronic gadgets

Growing digitalization and Urbanization

Technology has been creating industry-wide changes for the past two decades, allowing firms across industries to attain tremendous size and growth in the UK. Almost all industries have gone digital, with only a handful remaining. Since the current epidemic restricted individuals to their homes, there has been a greater need to digitalize practically every industry. The desire to digitalize industries will boost demand for all sorts of devices, and with that need will come the necessity to insure them, which will fuel the market's growth. As a result, the growing necessity to digitize every industry would raise demand for gadgets and propel the UK electronic devices insurance market forward.

Uk electronic gadgets market

Competitive Landscape

The report covers major players operating in the UK Electronic Gadgets Insurance Market, their product portfolio, key financials, and developments. The market is transforming with many technological advancements through product innovation and process automation. The key market players are focusing on improving their production capacity, which will help them to increase exports.

Recent Development

  • In 2022, 47 % of UK customers would consider buying a reconditioned item, and 9% have already done so, according to a large worldwide business services organization that supports, protects, and connects big consumer purchases. Assurant has unveiled its new Device Care Centre, which offers state-of-the-art repair techniques and technology to guarantee that mobile devices live as long as possible and sell well secondhand.
  • In 2019, AXA Partners tested a blockchain-based solution with the Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen) and the startup Stratumn to speed up and simplify payment protection in forced unemployment.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS AND INSIGHTS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Insights on Various Regulatory Trends

    5. 4.5 Insights on impact of technology and innovation

    6. 4.6 Industry Attractiveness - Porters' Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.6.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.6.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

      3. 4.6.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.6.4 Threat of Substitutes

      5. 4.6.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    7. 4.7 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Coverage Type

      1. 5.1.1 Accidental Damage

      2. 5.1.2 Theft and Loss

    2. 5.2 By Device Type

      1. 5.2.1 Laptops

      2. 5.2.2 Computers

      3. 5.2.3 Cameras

      4. 5.2.4 Mobile Devices

      5. 5.2.5 Drones

    3. 5.3 By End Users

      1. 5.3.1 Corporate

      2. 5.3.2 Individual

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Market Concetration Overview

    2. 6.2 Company Profiles

      1. 6.2.1 Axa (Inter Partner Assistance SA)

      2. 6.2.2 Aviva Insurance Ltd

      3. 6.2.3 Assurant General Insurance Limited

      4. 6.2.4 AmTrust Europe Limited

      5. 6.2.5 American International Group UK Limited

      6. 6.2.6 Better Buy Insurance

      7. 6.2.7 Acumen Insurance Services Ltd

      8. 6.2.8 Pier Insurance Managed Services Limited

      9. 6.2.9 EE Insurance

      10. 6.2.10 ROCK Insurance Services Limited*

    3. *List Not Exhaustive
  7. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNTIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

  8. 8. DISCLAIMER AND ABOUT US

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Frequently Asked Questions

The UK Electronic Gadgets Insurance Market market is studied from 2018 - 2027.

The UK Electronic Gadgets Insurance Market is growing at a CAGR of >10% over the next 5 years.

Axa (Inter Partner Assistance SA), Aviva Insurance Ltd, Assurant General Insurance Limited, AmTrust Europe Limited, American International Group UK Limited are the major companies operating in UK Electronic Gadgets Insurance Market.

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