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How to Buy a Good Quality Car Charger

Good Quality Car Charger

It’s probably happened to you before, you’re out running errands only to realize your cell phone battery has died. So now what? This is why it’s a great idea to have a portable car charger in your car at all times. With one of these stored in your vehicle, you’ll never have to worry about a dead battery again. Here are a few useful tips to consider regarding car chargers:

  • Car chargers are usually “rapid chargers,” meaning they will provide you with a full battery charge in a much shorter amount of time. The packaging should note if it is in fact a rapid charger. Keep in mind the charger will need to be plugged into your cigarette lighter. Nowadays cars tend to have these ports not only in the front, but in the back seat.

  • You will need to know the make and model of your cell phone in order to buy the proper charger. It doesn’t have to be the same brand, as there are generic brands available that are compatible with a large majority of cell phones. These generic brands are usually much cheaper, and more readily available.

  • If your cell phone allows, you may want to purchase one that follows Micro USB standards. This means you'll also be able to use it with other devices such as a handheld video game device, tablets, some cameras, and more. These are called universal USB chargers.

Instead of driving around with a cell phone that is about to die, or already has, you can purchase a good quality car charger and never worry again.

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