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Which Mobile phone holder for car?

As the title says, what do you use?

I have one that is integrated into the cigarette lighter, but won't angle into the correct position

My current one:
TrailBlazer Universal Car Charger and Holder

I'm looking for one that will:

Charge on the go (without cables getting in the way)
Be able to use and view easily
not move around
Not stick on the glass type holder
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I don't have any hands-on advice for you here as I no longer use my phone when in the car.

Brodit make decent-looking stuff.

I used to have a Nokia hands-free set with previous phones, and though they were good for what the were intended for - i.e. charging the phone and allow hands-free calls, I have decided to no longer use the phone in the car. Too many distractions.

When I drive, that's what I do.
Nothing is urgent enough, and way back in the days of a phone in the hall attached to a piece of rope, I could be away from the thing for days on end. An hour or two is not much in that context.

Switch it off - it won't require charging.

(I must admit to not using my phone for navigation)


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I've used Brodit in the past for a PDA in the car. The base is usually car specific and the top holder part fixes onto it can be moved to another base when required. Solid stuff but pricey compared to some if youre buying both for the first time.
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I've got two of these
Dash Genie In Car Holder v2 not the prettiest thing but does stick to most surfaces with no mark and holds the phone really well as long as you give it a quick clean now and again
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Ok, here's what I found!

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Another vote for Brodit from me. I use the Proclip products for damn-near anything that is techy and can be put in a car - phone, satnav, iPad in the back for the kids to watch films on. The thing is that it fits so well and is quite unobtrusive. They are very secure as well. The very first time that one failed to retain the item mounted was - funnily enough - today. I wouldn't blame the mount, though. It was a pretty nasty pot-hole which bounced the whole car. If I had fillings in my teeth I am sure I would've swallowed them!
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I use these
In Car Holder for Apple Iphone 6 / 6 Plus / 5 / 4 / 4s: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

holds practically any phone, doesn't drop it (even on bumpiest drives), clamps on and off easily in a second. 8 quid - bargain.
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Yes! Very observant Chris!

It was a 'post' from some bird from a Canadian firm that makes phone holders for cars. Obviously it wasn't a real person because it was just cut & pasted advert-speak, hence my ventriloquist dummy gag.
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In my opinion, will wholly depend on the quality of the rubber suckers plus whether the dashboard (grippy surface or textured or hard and shiny). For example, my Aveo had a textured surface which no sucker could effectively grip.

Further, is the phone free-standing on the holder or is there a rubber sucker to hold the phone itself?

In my opinion the windshield-mounted ones are much more durable and 'safe' given the wild movements we need to do in our traffic :-)
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