Buying a charger for a smartphone for a car is not an easy task. Not only that, such a charger may not fit your gadget and refuse to charge it – everything can end in a fire or failure of an expensive device!
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There are 4 types of car charger for smartphones:
- USB-A to Lightning (iPhone)
- USB-A to Micro-USB (older Android devices)
- USB-C to USB-C (modern Android devices)
- Wireless car charger (select Android devices and iPhones from iPhone 8 and later).
Here is an image with a USB-C port and the aging Micro-USB:
This is what the connector for Apple smartphones looks like:
Most users know what is the difference between USB-C, Lightning and Micro-USB. However, things get more complicated when you deal with USB-C connectors. There are two problems here at once:
1.the danger of buying a poor-quality charger and cable;
2. “get” on a charger that does not want to work with one or more of your devices. The only way to avoid this is to search for thematic reviews and read reviews.
If we talk about specific models of car USB chargers, then we can safely recommend the following as a temporary solution:
Buy car charger Baseus (Quick Charge, USB + USB Type-C, LED backlight)
Buy car charger Baseus (Quick Charge, USB + USB Type-C, LED backlight, display)
Buy car charger Baseus (Quick Charge, 2 × USB-A + 2 × USB-C, external port block)
Buy Xiaomi Mi Car Charger (Quick Charge, USB-A, USB-C, with USB-C / USB-C cable included, LED backlight)
Buy car charger Ugreen (Quick Charge, USB + USB Type-C)
Buy car charger Rock (Quick Charge, USB + USB Type-C, display)
Buy Baseus Car Charger (FM Transmitter, Call Receiving, MP3 Player, LCD Display, 2 × USB)
Buy Baseus Car Wireless Charger with Holder (Quick Charge) – Version 1
Buy Baseus Car Wireless Charger with Holder (Quick Charge) – Version 2
Buy Ugreen Car Wireless Charger with Holder (Quick Charge)
Buy Xiaomi Wireless Car Charger with Holder (Quick Charge, 20W, LED Light)