Best Car Phone Mounts iMore 2019

It can be a pain to try and keep your smartphone from flying off your dashboard while you're on the road, and looking down at it is dangerous and can possibly cause accidents. A sturdy and stable car phone mount solves both of these problems by allowing you to lock your phone in place. Here are the car phone mounts that we recommend.

Best overall: iOttie Easy One Touch 4

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Between its incredibly stable dashboard mount, its durable build, its easy-to-use locking mechanism, and its versatile telescopic arm, you won't find a better overall mount than the iOttie Easy One Touch 4.

$25 at Amazon

Best air vent mount: Beam Electronics Air Vent Mount

The best phone mount for air vents is the Beam Electronics Air Vent Mount, which combines excellent durability, stability, and ease of use into one affordable package that won't let you down.

$15 at Amazon

Best CD slot mount: Mpow 051 Car Phone Mount

The Mpow 051 Car Phone Mount allows you to use your car's CD slot as a mounting surface. The mount itself is both durable and very affordable, so if you want to use your CD slot, this is the mount to choose.

$13 at Amazon

Versatile mounting: Vanksy 3-in-1

If you don't prefer any specific place to mount your phone, the Vanksy 3-in-1 may be for you. Its versatile design allows you to mount it on your dashboard, windshield, or air vents, and it has a flexible arm that can be used to adjust your viewing angle.

$12 at Amazon

Great for rough driving: Mpow 033 Car Phone Mount

The Mpow 033 Car Phone Mount sports a dual mount design, with both suction cup mount for the windshield and a dashboard mount. Together, these two mounts will ensure that your phone stays locked in place through thick and thin.

$11 at Amazon

Best magnet mount: WizGear Magnetic Mount

If you would prefer using magnets to attach your phone to a mount instead of clamps, then the WizGear Magnetic Mount may be the choice for you. Its strong magnets will ensure your device stays safe and secure.

$12 at Amazon

Compact design: Humixx Magnetic Dashboard Mount

If you want something that takes up as little space as possible, the Humixx Magnetic Dashboard Mount will be right up your alley. It's the smallest mount on this list, but its magnets are strong enough to keep your phone stable when connected.

$17 at Amazon

Sleek design: Bestrix Magnetic Phone Mount

Fans of style and sleekness will love the Bestrix Magnetic Phone Mount, which combines a sleek metallic finish with powerful magnets. The result is a quality, stylish mount that will look awesome in any vehicle.

$16 at Amazon

Wireless charging mount: Baseus Wireless Car Charger

If you have a phone that can be wirelessly charged, the Baseus Wireless Car Charger can do so while keeping your device in place firmly. It only works with certain types of air vents, though, so make sure to check the product page to see which vents are compatible.

$27 at Amazon

If we had to choose

All of the above car phone mounts are excellent and will serve you well, but if I had to choose one, I would go with the iOttie Easy One Touch 4 as its telescopic arm and locking mechanism make it perfect for both stability and adjustability. My runner-up choice would be the Mpow 033 Car Phone Mount, as its dual mount design would keep my phone in place through even the most risky conditions.

People who want wireless charging will love the Baseus Wireless Car Charger, as it charges your phone efficiently while also keeping it locked tightly in place during a drive.

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