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Old 7th June 2015, 09:47   #211
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I use an iOttie One Touch XL car phone mount for my phone. It's a large phone and pretty heavy with the cover, and despite this, the holder does an excellent job of keeping it in place. The best part is that this is one of the few companies that make suction pads with adhesive gel in the base so that you can mount it on dashboard also (I don't like blocking the windshield).

I'm attaching a couple of pics. You can also see it in action in the thread here : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ml#post3694604
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I am also looking for a phone holder, as I am using Note 3 its hard to find bigger size holder.
Can you please verify if this can hold big phones and kindly share the pricing as well..
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I am also looking for a phone holder, as I am using Note 3 its hard to find bigger size holder.
Can you please verify if this can hold big phones and kindly share the pricing as well..
I am using Capdase Mobile holder for Oneplus one. It is AC vent mount type and works very well. Got it gor Approx 1100/- around 18 months back.
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Guys,

While shopping for holders, I came across a few holders that were holding the mobile by magnets.

Have any one of you used these types? Won't the magnet hinder the signals and functioning of the mobile?
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I am using Capdase Mobile holder for Oneplus one. It is AC vent mount type and works very well. Got it gor Approx 1100/- around 18 months back.
Thanks for the input. I will buy one soon and post the pics..
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I am also looking for a phone holder, as I am using Note 3 its hard to find bigger size holder.
Can you please verify if this can hold big phones and kindly share the pricing as well..
Yes, it holds the note 3 very well. Good for all large phones like note series, iphone 6 plus, nexus 6 etc. Cost me about 2200 INR. Ordered from Amazon. Here's the link: http://www.amazon.in/gp/product/B007...ilpage_o08_s00
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While shopping for holders, I came across a few holders that were holding the mobile by magnets.

Have any one of you used these types? Won't the magnet hinder the signals and functioning of the mobile?
I haven't used a mobile holder that has a magnet, but I have a blackberry holster that has a magnet. That magnet is quite strong and is used by the bb to detect if it is in holster or not. No issues with the signals or functioning of the phone.
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Hi! Just wanted to check if anyone is using this particular model (M 50) Amkette mobile holder in their vehicle? If so, can you please share your feedback?

While at work, I park my vehicle under the sun from 10am to 6 pm and hence, am particularly worried about whether the suction cup will stay put on the windshield in the long run.

Putting it off and on everyday is something I am looking to avoid.

This model interests me in particular since the suction cup has a 90mm diameter.

Thank you!

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Hi! Just wanted to check if anyone is using this particular model (M 50) Amkette mobile holder in their vehicle? If so, can you please share your feedback?

While at work, I park my vehicle under the sun from 10am to 6 pm and hence, am particularly worried about whether the suction cup will stay put on the windshield in the long run.

Putting it off and on everyday is something I am looking to avoid.

This model interests me in particular since the suction cup has a 90mm diameter.
Suction cups aren't the problem - what gives way is the rubber lining which is used to grip the phone. In its absence, I just had to junk my windshield mounted suction cup design holder. I took it off now, after about an year. That is good enough in my books.
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Guys,

While shopping for holders, I came across a few holders that were holding the mobile by magnets.

Have any one of you used these types? Won't the magnet hinder the signals and functioning of the mobile?
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I haven't used a mobile holder that has a magnet, but I have a blackberry holster that has a magnet. That magnet is quite strong and is used by the bb to detect if it is in holster or not. No issues with the signals or functioning of the phone.
I've been using a magnetic mobile holder for the last 3 months and can confirm that they are very good and don't disturb the signals.
I bought these from Ali express for $6, whilst hunting for a good mobile holder (several websites in parallel) and it turned up a month later.

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The magnet went behind the phone case as below.
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And the metal was struck at a convenient place in the car.

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There it is - A rattle free and simple setup!
Phone has not fallen down even once over the last 3 months. It's super convenient to charge the phone as well when required.

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And the best part is - magnet works very well with my Thunderbird too. I used it a couple of times (Google maps) and it was cool.

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PS: I'm not affiliated with this product nor the seller by any means. I'm publishing it here after using for 3 months and felt it to be a good alternative to the conventional holders. Hence posting it here.
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I bought these from Ali express for $6, whilst hunting for a good mobile holder (several websites in parallel) and it turned up a month later.
I am happy to see another satisfied owner of this. I have just received the parcel from Ali Express.

And I paid $2.97 for the same magnetic holder. Shall be unpacking and trying it on my car tomorrow. Thanks for the post.
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Hi! Just wanted to check if anyone is using this particular model (M 50) Amkette mobile holder in their vehicle? If so, can you please share your feedback?
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After searching for different mobile holders, zeroed on this. Here's a quick review of this product.

Product Name: Amkette Car Mount Sportz (Car M50)

Purchased from Amazon @ INR 605.
IMO anything above INR 1000 is too expensive for its utility. I did check many models mentioned in this wonderful thread. As my phone is big, this model fits the requirement quite well.

I ordered this product last Friday and Amazon delivered it on Monday. Excellent service by Amazon as usual. Itís a made in china product.

What you will like:
1. Can hold any big size phones comfortably. I am using Samsung Note 3.
2. The horizontal adjustment has nice spring action and can extends really wide.
3. It has a 90mm suction cup. Fits snugly.
4. Easy to remove/attach the holder to the windscreen. It has a nice knob for it.
5. Multiple knobs to get the real 360 degree rotation.
6. Come with 3M Disc for dashboard mount.
7. Has nice soft lining which helps in securing phone snugly and avoid any scratches.
8. Very less vibration. Though I have used it only for last 5 days on city roads. I tried going over potholes multiple times to check vibration and the stand didnít vibrate much.

What you won't:
1. The size is really big as compared to the online photos. So getting the right placement on the front windshield is difficult. You donít have too many options.
2. Plastic quality is average. Not too bad/flimsy.
3. Long term durability remains a question.
4. 3M disc is one time use only.

Overall I am very happy with the purchase.

The box. Thatís Tata Manza on the cover
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MRP INR 799
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Check out the size of the holder. Itís really chunky. Placed next to pen to get an idea.
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The main mobile mount: that is the widest it can get. Big enough to hold any big phones or GPS device.
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Placed in my Swift at right bottom corner of the windshield.
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Thatís my Note 3 with cover. It fits snugly.
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This is the driver's view. This placement works out well for me as it is in your natural vision without obstructing your view.
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Thatís Samsung S Duos to get size comparison.
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Note: I tried rotating the first three photos and last photo but somehow it is still showing in landscape mode

Thanks for reading.
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I've been using a magnetic mobile holder for the last 3 months and can confirm that they are very good and don't disturb the signals.
I unpacked my holder and tried i on my Swift and I am having a different story all-together. The mobile is too heavy I guess for the holder or the 3M sticker is not of good quality. The steel ball isn't holding it at the place I stuck it and falls down.

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The Holder:
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Magnet and the Holder:
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Holder stuck in place:
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A close-up view:
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PS: I use OnePlus One mobile and from the pictures you posted, you too use the same?

I am planning to buy additional 3M double-sided tapes to see if it works! Fingers crossed.
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After searching for different mobile holders, zeroed on this. Here's a quick review of this product.

Product Name: Amkette Car Mount Sportz (Car M50)

Purchased from Amazon @ INR 605.
IMO anything above INR 1000 is too expensive for its utility. I did check many models mentioned in this wonderful thread. As my phone is big, this model fits the requirement quite well.

I ordered this product last Friday and Amazon delivered it on Monday. Excellent service by Amazon as usual. Itís a made in china product.

What you will like:
1. Can hold any big size phones comfortably. I am using Samsung Note 3.
2. The horizontal adjustment has nice spring action and can extends really wide.
3. It has a 90mm suction cup. Fits snugly.
4. Easy to remove/attach the holder to the windscreen. It has a nice knob for it.
5. Multiple knobs to get the real 360 degree rotation.
6. Come with 3M Disc for dashboard mount.
7. Has nice soft lining which helps in securing phone snugly and avoid any scratches.
8. Very less vibration. Though I have used it only for last 5 days on city roads. I tried going over potholes multiple times to check vibration and the stand didnít vibrate much.

What you won't:
1. The size is really big as compared to the online photos. So getting the right placement on the front windshield is difficult. You donít have too many options.
2. Plastic quality is average. Not too bad/flimsy.
3. Long term durability remains a question.
4. 3M disc is one time use only.

Overall I am very happy with the purchase.
Hey thank you so much for the recommendation. I was also looking for suitable phone holder for my note 3. And spending more than 1000 bucks on a phone holder is too much for me as well. I will order soon, now the price is 599 INR.
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I unpacked my holder and tried i on my Swift and I am having a different story all-together. The mobile is too heavy I guess for the holder or the 3M sticker is not of good quality. The steel ball isn't holding it at the place I stuck it and falls down.
PS: I use OnePlus One mobile and from the pictures you posted, you too use the same?

I am planning to buy additional 3M double-sided tapes to see if it works! Fingers crossed.
Based on my experience over the last 3 months, I am tempted to doubt the 3M sticker that came along with your kit. Please do try with a different 3M sticker and let us know.
PS: Mine is a Huawei 5.5" phone and is as heavy as One Plus One.

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