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Scosche - MagicMount Power Universal Vehicle Mount - Black-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 402 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great resourceful product

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    maringiant
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    I had been looking absolutely everywhere for this type of product for my iphone and specifically for my car, for a very LONG time. I had become frustrated because all I could find anywhere, were cheaply made products that couldn't fulfill what I was looking for. I literally stumbled onto this product as I had never heard of Scosche and its products before. THIS WAS IT! I finally found what I had been looking for for a very long time. This "MagicMount" is reliable, durable, and yes, has a rotating and flexible arm that would allow me to both charge my iphone (have it connected to my car's cigarette/power "outlet") and have it close by so I could read maps, messages (at a red light of course), select my music, etc. and turn it horizontal. The magnetic "magic plate" can be placed on your actual phone or like I have it, on the inside of my phone case. My iphone holds up great on the magnetic surface of the arm with one of the smaller magnetic plates that comes with the package. I'm sure the bigger magnetic plate that's included would hold my phone significantly better, but I like the smaller plate and wanted to save the bigger plate just in case I get a bigger heavier phone later on. This company Scosche, is great! I have researched this company's products online since my purchase at Best Buy and I am beyond impressed with the quality of their products AND, the many different options they offer for both car, home, and just plain being mobile, every day living. I never write reviews for anything, but this company, Scosche, and the product (MagicMount) that I purchased are great! I absolutely love and needed this product for a long time! I'm glad I stumbled upon it. I will invest in their products for my boys who are now beginning drivers and keep on getting products for myself.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works well, even with a larger phone

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    Chris
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    And an Otterbox. I have had this mount for several months now, and I have been pleasantly surprised. I have had similar products in the past, and they never worked that great. I rarely give product reviews, either. First, it's a 12volt charger, which charges your phone SUPER fast! You do not have to worry about those stick 'em mounts , which are crap, and always come off within the first month. The magnet is super strong. My phone hasn't fallen off yet, even through gravel roads, pot holes, speed bumps, etc. The shaft itself is very rigid, but yet flexible. Holds in place very well. My one gripe, is that after I purchased this for $30 at Best Buy, I saw it at Wal-Mart for $16.97. Same exact product. I did not take it back to the store (yes - I know that BB will price match). I really like Best Buy, and I try and support them, but this is a significant price difference to me. Anyway; I am happy with the product itself, thus far.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Worth the price

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    Cameron
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    The mount uses magnetic plates of which it supplies two, one large and one small. It will firmly hold even larger 6-8" tablets through some nasty roads with lots of vibration and car-tossing. The downside is if you want it to work well, you'll have to use their adhesive backing to secure it to the outside of whatever case you use your mobile device in order for the magnets to hold their best. They supply one strip of plastic that you can use to allow you to more easily remove and reuse one magnetic plate so that if you decide you want to switch devices later on the adhesive will still be usable. However, this means you can't juggle between more than 2 devices. If you plan on using this for multiple family members who share a vehicle, I would suggest looking for more magnetic plate accessories. Built in USB charger port, but does not come with USB cable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great product, I highly recommend.

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    SPECWARSPARTAN
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    Bought the charger mount unit after buying the dash/windshield mount for my wife's vehicle (Dodge Journey). I drive a Jeep Wrangler and the dash/windshield mount would take up way too much space on the already cramped Jeep front window. The charger mount fits perfect once you adjust the arm away from the shifter and climate control. I like the built in USB charger (which charges impressively fast). I have an iPhone 7s (it's big) and it stays firmly affixed to the magnet mount using the larger plate (both a large and small metal plate are provided). I would have rated 5 stars, but the unit requires adjusting at least once during a commute as the mount rotates in the cigarette lighter/charger. Overall, I'm very happy with this purchase!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Phone Kept Falling Off

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    HeidiHo
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    I have an iPhone 6 Plus with a slim case. I have used magnet mounts in the past and I LOVE them. But this one doesn't work well. Phone kept falling off. I think because it's on a 6-8" extender from the plug...it would bounce up and down slightly while driving and phone would fall off very easily. Even tried adding more sticky steel to my case so it was almost 3" x 3". But it's not a very large magnet area. Perhaps if it was twice the size it might hold through the bouncing? Don't know. The other magnet mounts I've used were GREAT and I LOVE using them - so convenient! However they were mounted on the vent or CD player and didn't bounce. I'd skip this one. Can't see how it would work even if you had a slightly smaller and lighter phone.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Issues with power connectivity

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    DBDukes
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    While this device was fine for holding my phone in place, the power connectivity was spotty. The device mounts into the Power Aux port (we used to call it the "cigarette lighter"), but mine doesn't fit smoothly enough to maintain connection. It will occasionally loose connectivity, and while it will often regain and begin providing power again, my phone beeps every time power is added, meaning I'm having to put up with the "beep" (or "boop") which becomes quite annoying. I no longer use the USB on this device for power, and use it simply as a holder for my phone. It does that well. Disappointing about the unreliability of the power connection.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding Vehicle Mount

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    Wraith
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    Scosche makes fabulous phone accessories and this one is no different. A super strong magnetic mount with a variety of metal plates for a bunch of different devices plus the utility of having a USB charging port right there. This mount keeps everything together and neat. I will warn you though that you should check the placement of your lighter plug prior to opening this to ensure that there will be enough clearance for your phone and that it is where you would like the phone or other device you may mount. Originally got this for my wife but her Mini has the plug so far back and low that there would not be enough clearance for her iPhone. I have it for my car and it works quite nicely.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works, but don't expect too much

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    Bond
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    This works in the sense that it holds the phone securely in a position that you can see it and the microphone and speaker are close enough to use, but since it's a long gooseneck plugged into your cigarette lighter, it bounces around a lot. Also, it might not work in every car, i.e. the Prius has cigarette lighter plugs in the wrong place and in some cars it may interfere with the gearshift. Recommend driving the car you plan on using it with to Best Buy and immediately trying it out when you buy it so you can take it back if it doesn't work in your specific car.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect

    Posted
    Techie
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    I purchased a mount from another store not sure of the brand but cost was the same as this. The other mount was suction cup, vent mount, or sticky pad. I tried the suction cup but it would only stick to my windshield and I didn't like my phone in the sun like that. The vent mount also didn't seem like a place I would want to put my phone. So I used the sticky pad, it lasted 3 days before it fell off and it was super annoying having to stretch out the jaws to hold my phone. I saw this while buying new speakers and went back to get it when my mount failed. This is wonderful just hand my phone to it and grab it on the way out. I can plug my charger into it and it is in the perfect spot.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product / only minor quibbles

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    cerebus76
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    The magnet mount holds my iphone 7 plus well. There is minor movement in the mount that would be nearly impossible to eliminate, so it's hard to blame the manufacturer. You have to press the mount firmly into the cigarette lighter/outlet if you want it to stay. All in all, whether this mount is ideal for you really depends on your vehicle and the position of the cigarette lighter/outlet. It could potentially get in the way of your shifter, and it the GPS may be too low set for you to conveniently view it while driving. Make sure you know the layout of your intended vehicle before purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Functionality limited mount does NOT swivel

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    Kathy
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    Although the idea is there, the item is not as functional as desired - only the part between the magnetic mount and the plug is adjustable. The magnetic mount itself does not swivel - which is what I told the clerk I wanted! Since I use the mapping feature on my phone, I need to SEE the display, and be able to adjust position based on visibility in varied light conditions,. There was nothing on hand in the store that would match my criteria. However, I was able to find exactly what I wanted, made I believe by the same manufacturer, at another big box store nearby.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Cell Phone Holder

    Posted
    Nemo
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    As long as you have a DC power outlet somewhere near your shifter, and not in your arm rest only, than you can position your cell phone wherever you need it. The arm does not flex easily and the plug does not come lose. Yet, if you need to rotate the phone for any issues, like glare, then it is easy to do without it drifting off-sight. the only drawback to this product is the same as with any magnetic mount - you must place a magnetic mount somewhere on your phone or phone case. But I would definitely buy this product again if I needed to.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Sturdy & Handy Magnetic Mount With A Short Neck

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    yepo
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    The magnetic mount is safe, sturdy, and very very handy. It is really the best possible design for most usages. I use it for Lyft and find it super easy to dock and undock. The phone does not wiggle/jiggle/tilt/turn while in the mount which is great! The neck however is very short compared to other products, so if you need a long neck this is not your mount. The LED is very very bright and if the phone is not docked it will shine directly in your eyes which is a problem at night. There is only 1 USB, but it is fast.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for my specific needs

    Posted
    wbroadhurst
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    I needed a phone mount that has an arm extended from an outlet. This mount worked perfect for my need. The flexible arm is very sturdy and does not shake my phone around. The magnetic feature is strong and I have credit cards in my phone case and it does not brick them at all. The only reason I did not give 5 stars is because I wish it came with more magnetic adhesives. I switch phone cases occasionally and I have had to stick 1 or 2 on the case instead of the phone and now I need to purchase more.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good, but not Great

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    GRabs
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    I was looking for something simple to put in my Jeep JKU to mount my phone instead of putting it in the cupholder. I don't like sticking things on the interior, so this was the next best option. The piece that goes on the phone is very slim, and when contacted with the magnet it is very strong! The one thing i don't like is the way it vibrates and shakes in the jeep. I feel like the cigarette lighter will eventually break if it keeps vibrating in there. But for lack of options, this has been working for my purposes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sturdy and stays in place

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    Raybe
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    Its built well, handles the weight of my phone just fine, the goose neck design with pivot point at the top of the neck allows for any angle you could possibly ask for and the built in charging design keeps me from always messing around with just a loose cable, I just put a cable wrap around the neck of the holder and the cable is right there all the time

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Keep Your Phone Handy in the Car

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    NewYorkLifeIns
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    I bought a Scosche - MagicMount Power Universal Vehicle Mount for myself some time ago as I wanted to mount my cell in an easy to reach location for a quick view at stoplights. The product plugs into the cigarette lighter outlet and, while I do not use the charging cable as I have a battery case, the product keeps the cell securely in place quite well. A family member noticed it and I bought the same product for her. She uses it as advertised to mount and charge her iPhone and loves it. Best product on the market!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great buy!

    Posted
    Lessap
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    I bought this at Best Buy a couple of years ago after I had tried a different product that didn't fit well in placement. I recently bought another for my dad because he liked it so much on a long road trip he took. I love that the neck on the mount is adjustable and my phone charges super quick on the mount! The only downfall is that you can only use the magnetic pads once, so if you change your phone case often you'll have to purchase additional magnetic pads.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great choice.

    Posted
    Troy1980
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    The idea of the magnetic phone holder is great. Very nice to just stick your phone to the cradle and not having to do nothing else same goes with removing your phone to use it. The magnet holds very well I have tried to make it fall when driving and I yet to make it happen. The only down side is that make sure you don't stick the metal piece directly to the back of the phone if you use wireless charging because it does not work for that reason it gets 4 stars.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for your phone

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    Peanut
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    I am happy with this device because it has the ability to adjust the visibility of the arm area of the phone mount so that you can view the screen better depending on the lighting of your driving conditions. The drawback is that there is swaying motion from being loose and not a tight fit in the phone jack plug in. I would probably next time choose the vent mount. My husband bought that model and he was very happy with it but it did not have the adjusting capability.

    I would recommend this to a friend