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Insignia™ - Micro USB Vehicle Charger - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 2712 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It works better than most

    Posted
    emzee
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    My experience with cigarette lighter-style chargers is that they work poorly, if at all. This has been the case no matter what car I drive. I've never known if it's because the charger itself is no good, or there is a contact issue, or just not enough current. I've had the Insignia Micro one for about a month; I bought it specifically because it was more expensive so I expected more. It always works, no matter the car or brand of phone, but even with the phone shut off, it charges slowly. I am disappointed that the cord cover has already split at the point it meets the plug. The cord is tightly coiled, but I leave the phone in the well while it's connected, so there is no pulling on it. The wires, though, have not frayed and I hope the problem remains cosmetic.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quick charger

    Posted
    Mamma
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    The charger does what it's supposed to do, well. I wanted a strong charger that would charge my phone while I had my music playing from it and while I had my GPS running, and keep it charged once it hit 100%. This does all that, and quickly! But it's a good thing it has a warranty on it! I have bought this charger one time about two years ago, but have gone through at least five. Buy one and save your receipt and box, because when the plastic splits where the USB end is and the cord, it's just a matter of time before the little wires break and it stops working. But then all you have to do is bring it back with the receipt and they'll exchange it for you. I just keep the box and receipt in my glove box so when it stops working every 5 months I can bring it back to whatever Best Buy is around me. If they would just reinforce that area, the thing would be perfect!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Well built

    Posted
    John
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    I really like this charger. The connector and the thickness of the wires and protective coating make it feel like a premium product. Only time will tell but for now I'd say this is probably one of the better chargers I've purchased from Best Buy and I'd recommend it. I'd also recommend spending a little more and buying a longer cord than you think you'll need. In my experience, having a longer cable puts less stress on the connector and the wires and improves the life the charger dramatically. 3' cables have always led me to stretching the cords far too much and putting undue stress on the phone, connector and the wires. A 6' or 9' cord is, in my opinion, a much better route to go...even if you don't think you need it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Open Box Asus Laptop

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    mla1003
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    I'm still getting used to a bit of difference, since my last purchase was over 5 yrs ago. I had to purchase a USB Ethernet Adapter, since my employer does not provide WiFi to the area in which I work. This computer gives you a choice of signing in using fingerprint, password or PIN. It wouldn't accept my index finger (odd!), so I used another. This computer lighting is dimmer when not plugged in. It may just be an adjustment I have to make - we'll see later. I have had several compliments on the type of computer I chose. I did not know that I couldn't get the Accidental Insurance until after my purchase of OPEN BOX was made, but it was SUCH A GREAT PRICE!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good but not great

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    IGetPaid2Race
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    The only gripe I have with this charger would be it's length. The cord is kind of short and makes it a pain to use while my vehicle is in motion. It's hard enough weaving through D.C. traffic. Now I have to lean over while talking on my phone because I refuse to use Bluetooth. It adds a sense of entertainment for my girlfriend. I see her occasionally pump the imaginary brake peddle on the passenger side because I can't see what I'm doing. Also, it makes texting and driving harder because I now have to avert my eyes and attention further away from the windshield. Hopefully if you read this review you won't take it seriously. The cord is a little too short for my liking, but otherwise the product works great.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works Great

    Posted
    Jimbo
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    This is a very good charger for my Samsung Note 5. It costed a little bit more than I wanted to spend, but considering how well it has worked for me and how fast it charges my phone, it was a fair trade off. I have had cheaper chargers in the past and they just don't do the trick. When I bought this charger it was because my phone was at 1% on the battery and I still had several hours left in the day and couldn't be without my phone. I was at 100% after about an hour on this charger while driving to my next appointment.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Dependable micro USB charger for car

    Posted
    PhillyFilly
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    We bought 2 of these little chargers, one for each car. They stay firmly inside the cigarette lighter port. A little blue light stays lit on the handle end when your electronics are charging. Experience taught us that keeping cell phones charged once you leave home or office is not always easy. In a road emergency these little gizmos are priceless, and will keep up your phone or tablet while you are using them and need to keep a line open for help. On an ordinary day they're just plain handy when you realize you left home or office without recharging an almost-dead device. Just get one if you don't have one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Does not stay plugged into my phone!

    Posted
    Patty
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    I'm frustrated with this charger. On the rare occasions when it stays plugged in, I do get a fast charge. However, most of the time, it doesn't seem to attach properly, so most of the time, it disconnects from my phone without me realizing it, and I end up still needing a charge. My wireless provider says it's because I need a new phone (because I'm sure they would like to sell me one), but when I connect to a different charger, I have no problem. I would not buy this charger again.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great option

    Posted
    DanR
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    I was looking for a all-in-one charger specifically with a coiled cord. My gf's new car ate the straight cord as there is a closable door over the charging area compartment with just enough of a gap to allow the cable to get stuck and made opening the door almost impossible and had to destroy the old cable to even be able to access the compartment again. Yeh, not going through that again! This charger is a great option for people in similar situations and not too concerned about having length for the cable as realistically you are not going to want to go past around 8".

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    2 nd purchase of Insignia™ - Micro USB Vehicle Cha

    Posted
    brightstar
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    I got a new phone a year ago and bought the Insignia™ - Micro USB Vehicle Charger for my car. It works really great. It is good to get a new one when you change phones. My husband just got a new phone, so I decided to buy him the same car charger that I have. He usually says I buy something new and give him my old junk, but not this time. I bought him a new one just like mine. His new Insignia™ - Micro USB Vehicle Charger works really good for him.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great car charger

    Posted
    GmanBob
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    This product works great for my iPhone 8+. When I got the iPhone I also bought an extended battery Mophie and a car charger. The car charger disappeared when my wife cleaned out my car while I was in the hospital for 10 days with a broken femur. You have to be careful because the charger that will fit the iPhone will not fit the Mophie extended battery phone cover. This car charger works great and has the 6 foot length in case you ever need it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Reliable Car Charger that won't tear!

    Posted
    AfroLady
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    I got tired of my cheap car chargers messing up. I decided to spend a little more money on a better quality charger. This one is great because it's the best of both worlds. It's not too expensive but the quality is high. I'm always on the go and despite being all over the place, my car charger has been just fine. Still looks like I just pulled it out of the box. No tears, even though I'm very clumsy and tend to somehow tangle myself in any cords in my car. Would purchase again and expect this to last a very long time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Handy and efficient, this charger cord delivers.

    Posted
    Spear
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    I bought this cord to replace one I had bought from Verizon that no longer worked. Its been working very well since I bought it about three weeks ago and I have no complaints. The one I replaced did have a small light at the end of it that helped me to find the micro usb slot even in the dark which was a nice feature but it also added to the cost. So for the money, I am satisfied with this purchase and would recommend this charger cord to others.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Car charges does exactly as needed

    Posted
    RavenousP
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    I'm very happy with this charger. I find myself needing a little boost of my cell phone during the day and I don't always want to take my wall charger with me so while I'm driving I can easily plug this in and give my cell phone a boost. The charger doesn't charge as fast as the wall but it seems to be better than other car chargers I've seen in the past. I'm happy with this purchase and it works for what I need it for and the cord has good reach so I can grab and use the phone while leaving it plugged in.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pretty Fast Charging

    Posted
    Hippo2
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    My phone battery died, so I stopped by the nearest Best Buy and this was the only car charger available for my Motorola Droid MAXX. I was hesitant to purchase it because the packaging looked so generic, but I'm glad I did. Charging was faster than I expected and product quality is good. Got my phone to turn on within 10 min., and after a 30 min. charge, my phone was able to hold a charge for at least 1 hour. I am highly satisfied with this product, so went home and got rid of all my older/less efficient car chargers.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Quick and easy car charger replacement

    Posted
    slides316
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    Bought this car charger as a replacement for the one I had used for six years finally became non-functional. It works as advertised and is not much different, other than being a little bit shorter. No issues have been experienced for the past couple of months; however, the insulating sleeve right at the micro-USB charging head has peeled back a little exposing the pair of insulated wires that pass the charging current. Functionally the charger still works but its longevity remains to be seen.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great charger for the price

    Posted
    JD123x
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    I have been through so many chargers I could fill a landfill lol. This one charges exceptionally well for what I paid, and the cord is just the right length. My only complaint is the base of the charger where the cord meets is splitting, but at least the wires are intact. I suppose some electrical tape can fix that; instead of buying a whole new charger. As long as it keeps charging, I'm gonna keep it. It sure beats paying 30 or 40 bucks for an expensive one that may or may not last the same amount of time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Insignia Micro USB Vehicle Charger: Unobtrusive

    Posted
    TEEDUB
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    This compact vehicle charger is unobtrusive and works well for keeping my phone charged without overloading my automobile's electrical system (which can easily happen when having to many units plugged in at one time). The small glowing blue light is a nice feature which lets you know that the charger is working and that the connection is solid.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Decent and inexpensive

    Posted
    Lennier84
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    This was a replacement for an almost identical one that I had that I wore out. My only complaint so far is that I have noticed it has a tendency to come loose enough to break the connection with my outlet in the car so that my phone is not charging. This isn't usually a problem except when it happens when I'm plugging in a dying phone while driving and am unaware it isn't actually charging. Still, I'm rough on this thing and it's in use at least 40 hours a week charging my phone so I'm happy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works great so far

    Posted
    Moon1972
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    I am always leery of giving an early review but here goes. The cord is just the right length and it also has a blue light to let you know it has power. Charges decently fast but would not consider it to be a "fast charger". Fits snugly into my Samsung Galaxy 7. I would recommend this if you are looking for a basic car charger.

    I would recommend this to a friend