Updated November 14, 2019 by Sam Kraft

The 10 Best Phone Holders For Cars

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This wiki has been updated 11 times since it was first published in March of 2018. GPS has revolutionized the way we get around, but if you're constantly looking down at your navigation app, you may be putting your safety at risk. Luckily, these car phone holders bring your screen up to a safer and more convenient level by attaching to a dashboard, windshield, air conditioning vent, cupholder or CD player, allowing you to clearly see the map or easily change the song. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best phone holder for cars on Amazon.

10. Lorima Flex

9. iOttie iTap

8. Maxboost DuraHold

7. WizGear Swift-Snap

6. Bosynoy Universal

5. K Komoi Black

4. Lamicall Stand

3. Andobil Hands-Free

2. Mpow Slot

1. Beam Electronics Cradle

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Zilu Mounts Whether your preferred holder style is of the dashboard, windshield or air vent variety, Zilu offers a model that will suit your needs. While some mounts grip the phone with sturdy clips and others utilize strong magnets, all of them are vibration-resistant and can be adjusted at various angles. zilutech.com

Pearl Magnetic A stout, carbon steel gimbal serves as the anchor point for this stylish model, providing a firm base on which you can rotate and tilt your device to your desired viewing angle. It’s compact and lightweight, so you won’t need to fumble around with a cumbersome cradle. pearlauto.com

Esfranki Auto This budget-friendly model has four silicone grips that maintain a soft, secure hold on your phone. A special shock absorber provides additional stability on the back end, and it’s designed in a way that make it easy to operate with only one hand. esfranki.co

Editor's Notes

October 28, 2019:

This list required a rather extensive overhaul, as we discovered several items that were unavailable or raised red flags in terms of durability and quality concerns. The Auto Tech Luxury and Soaiy 3-in-1 both had a tendency to cause damage to the vehicle, while some other models featured very unreliable adhesive that could potentially lead to broken phones.

We noticed that a new version of the iOttie iTap is now available, so we updated the list to reflect that. This is a solid model for small to mid-sized devices, but when used with a large, heavy phone, its stability begins to decrease a bit.

If you’re looking for something that can be set up just about anywhere in your car, the Andobil Hands-Free is a dependable choice. It’s built like a tank, and users seem to appreciate that it can be attached to a vent, windshield or dashboard. The Lamicall Stand is a solid affordable option that offers a secure hold and two color patterns to choose from.


Sam Kraft
Last updated on November 14, 2019 by Sam Kraft

In addition to his corporate career as a marketing and communications professional in Chicago, Sam runs a popular blog that focuses on the city’s flourishing craft beer and brewery scene. He received his degree in journalism from DePaul University (which spurred his interest in freelance writing) and has since spent years developing expertise in copywriting, digital marketing and public relations. A lifetime of fishing, hiking and camping trips has left him well-versed in just about any outdoors-related topic, and over several years spent working in the trades during his youth, he accumulated a wealth of knowledge about tools and machinery. He’s a travel junkie, a health and fitness enthusiast, and an avid biker.


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