Be it on a long drive or if you are stuck in traffic the bad habit of using the phone while driving needs to be stopped and changed. But then a phone is not longer just used for making calls or messages. A smartphone is your new navigator, it plays your music and so it surely needs to be in sight but not in your hands. That’s when a car mount for your smartphone comes to play; it’s a handy, convenient and an inexpensive device that hold your phone insight of your vision. There are different types of mounts available; you can place them on the car’s dashboard, air-vents or on the glass of your vehicle. There are tons of car mounts available in the market but not all can hold the phones as effectively and are not very reliable. In fact many of the Chinese built mounts’ suction can drop your phone over a speed breaker. But then there are really good ones, the ones that can support any phone, its adjustable and also keeps the phone stable for a clear vision.
1. Zaap Quicktouch one:
Car placement: Car windshield and Car dashboard
Price: Rs 1,299
In its third generation, Zaap Quicktouch one is one of the most highly functional smartphone mounting solution available in the market. The mount is being sold on Amazon for Rs 1,299 and features one touch mounting system locks and releases the device with just a push of a finger. The car mount is designed in the USA and made in Korea. The company claims that the mount is universally compatible and holds devices with widths of 2.3-3.2 inches – Fits mobile devices 2.3 inches to 3.2 inches wide. That means it covers almost every smartphone that’s on sale today. The pack also includes reusable super sticky gel pad that glues the phone and is easily removable. The two-way locking feature ensures your mount can be used on different surfaces. The first locking position can be used for flat, smooth surfaces like car windshields & working desks while the second locking position can be used on curvy textured surfaces that may require more grip like curved car dash boards.
2. Photron PH- MH65 Universal Magnetic car mount:
Car placement: Car windshield and Car dashboard
Price: Rs 249
The biggest advantage of this particular phone mount is that it removes the need to use clamps as with standard wireless phone holders. It gets ! Industrial strength suction cup gel pad is compatible with almost any flat surface and provides quick, precision installation. It can be used on the dash, on the windshield and can be carried out of the car to place it on your office desk or kitchen counter. The mount has rubberized cell phone holder joined with the quad magnet array protecting your phone and increasing stability.
Car placement: A/C Vents, CD Player
Price : Rs 595
Aukey’s car mount uses a magnetic base that have four permanent magnets that are aligned to maximize a unidirectional, short distance magnetic force. However, this is a closed foced field that reduces the magnetic attraction beyond short distances and avoids any interference with your smartphone or even tablet. It is universally compatible with both Apple and Android devices. This mount can be clamped to car air vent and provides a stable platform for mounting your smartphone. In the ongoing sale on Amazon this mount is being sold for less than Rs 600 getting over 70% discount.
4. Iceberg Cell phone mount:
Car placement: Car dashboard, windshield
Price: Rs 649
This mount is only for phones with screen size width of 6-8.3 cm. It will support smart phones like SAMSUNG GALAXY S6, APPLE IPHONE 6/6S, IPHONE 6 PLUS/6S PLUS, IPHONE 7/7 PLUS,LG, HTC, MOTOROLA, NOKIA, AND SONY XPERIA,GALAXY NOTE 5,HTC ONE etc. The mount uses a one touch mounting system that locks and releases the device with just a push of a finger. Two step locking lever provides additional mounting support for multiple surfaces. Like the other mounts it’s possible to rotate the mount at 360 degree.
5. Abronix Cars Mobile holder:
Car placement: : Car dashboard, windshield
Price: Rs 400
ABRONIX Cars Mobile Phone Holder 360 Degree Swivel Extendable Mount comes with a sticky gel pad and is compatible with phones like Apple iPhone (iPhone 5 and higher), Samsung Galaxy Note, Samsung S7,S8. These mounts can be attached to windshield, dashboard or most smooth flat surfaces securely and is easily removable. It can be restored to its mint condition by rinsing it with warm water and allowing it to air dry. It has a wide arm lock ranging from 40- 100mm.
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