Some cell phone accessories are necessities that many people cannot live without. For example, a versatile travel charger is an essential accessory for the individual on the go. For those who use their devices while driving, a functional mount holder for hands-free use is a necessity and required in many municipalities. Strong screen protectors and innovative cases keep devices intact when dropped, and resist scratching and damage to the screen glass. Our tech experts scoured the market to find the best selling and most popular cell phone accessories. The result is our list of the most useful and cost effective cell accessories available to consumers.
1. AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable – Six Feet
The six-foot AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable connects to your Apple device’s lightning connector, and then plugs into a standard USB port on a computer or outlet for fast charging. When connected to a computer, the cable also enables super fast data transfer and syncing. This Apple MiFi certified device is compatible with most newer Apple devices, including the iPhone 6, iPhone 5, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPod Touch fifth generation, iPod nano seventh generation and the Beats Pill +. The cable is backed by the standard AmazonBasic one year warranty.
2. iPhone 6 Screen Protector, Maxboost®
The Maxboost® iPhone 6 Screen Protector shields your iPhone 6 screen with .20 millimeters of tempered Ballistic Glass to protect your iPhone against scratches and high impact drops. The open edge design ensures that the screen protector is compatible with most iPhone cases. Note that the way the screen protector is designed, it does not cover the entire screen of the iPhone. This screen protector includes a lifetime warranty.
3. AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable
This AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cableis exactly like our best-selling Apple certified cable listed as Number 1 above, only this cable is shorter at three feet in length. The cable is also available in a four-foot length. The cable is backed by the AmazonBasic one year warranty.
4. SanDisk Ultra 32GB Micro SDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter
The SanDisk Ultra 32GB micro SDHC card is compatible with premium Android tablets and phones. This Class 10 card ensures full HD video playback and recording. The micro SD card is waterproof, temperature-resistant, shock proof, magnet proof and X-ray proof. The card supports up to 80 mbps transfer speeds and ships with a standard size SD card adapter.
5. Samsung 32GB EVO Class 10 Micro SDHC up to 48MB/s with Adapter
The Samsung 32GB EVO Class 10 Micro SDHC provides full HD video recording and supports high resolution images. The card is waterproof, temperature proof, magnet proof and X-ray proof. The EVO Class 10 SDHC card supports up to 48 mbps transfer speeds and ships with a standard SD card sized adapter.
6. iClever BoostCube 4.8A 24W Dual USB Travel Wall Charger with SmartID Technology
The iClever BoostCube is compatible with both Android and Apple devices. The foldable prongs can be concealed in the cube case for travel. The SmartID technology recognizes the type of device for faster, more efficient charging. This tiny charger fits in your palm, and you can charge two phones or tablets at once with the innovative BoostCube.
7. Apple EarPods with Remote and Microphone
This set of Apple EarPods ship with a remote control and have a microphone embedded into the cord system. Control video and audio playback, answer calls and adjust the volume with the remote. These earbuds are resistant to sweat and water damage, and are engineered to maximize sound output and minimize sound loss. EarPods are also designed to form to the human ear. The Apple EarPods are more comfortable to wear than standard earbuds.
8. Spigen® Ultra Hybrid Air Cushion iPhone 6s Case
The slim profile Spigen® Ultra Hybrid Air Cushion iPhone 6s clear, hard case allows the phone’s design to shine through while providing solid protection for the device. The body of the case is hard plastic and the protective TPU bumper is flexible. The Air Cushion technology protects the iPhone against small drops. The case is compatible with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s devices, and provides protection for day to day use.
9. AmazonBasics 4.0 Amp Dual USB Car Charger
This AmazonBasics Amp Dual USB car charger plugs directly into any standard auto lighter port, and it is compatible with Apple, Fire Phone and Android Galaxy phones and tablets. You can charge two devices simultaneously with this little travel essential’s 20watt power. The tiny LED lights are small enough to prevent driver distraction. Purchase the charger alone or bundles with an extension cable. The charger is covered by the AmazonBasics one year limited warranty.
10. iOttie Easy One Touch Two Car Mount Holder
The iOttie Easy One Touch Two car mount device holder easily locks in place and releases with just one touch. The gel pad adheres to most surfaces, but leaves no residue. Restore the gel pad to its original condition by rinsing the pad with warm water, and then allowing the pad to air dry. The adjustable, telescopic two inch arm extends so you can clearly view the phone screen while driving. The Easy One Touch Two mount holder works with the iPhone 6s Plus and 6s, 5s and 5c. The iOttie is compatible with Android devices, including the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, S6, S5, S4 and the Note series 5, 4 and 3. The holder is also compatible with Google Nexus 5 and 4, and the LG G4 series.