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Three Fast Charging Essentials For Your New Smartphone

There are so many new – and better – ways to charge your phone fast. Car chargers, portable chargers and charging pads are three of the most popular. 

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When it comes time to purchase a new smartphone, we tend to all think of the same must-have accessories: a protective (or decorative) case and a screen protector immediately come to mind. But what about charging accessories? You don’t have to just use the cable and wall charger that came in the box with your phone. 

Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger ways to charge your phone

Car Charger

If I could only have one extra type of charger, it would absolutely be my car charger. Traveling? You’re covered. Long day of running errands? Covered. Power out? Escape to the car where the AC and power are always on. The Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger goes from empty to 50 percent in 30 minutes. It also has dual ports for charging multiple devices. 

ways to charge your phone

Portable Battery Pack

Not just for trips and travel, portable battery packs are great for times the outlet is just too far from reach or for people like me, who hate feeling tethered to the wall. When I started traveling, often I realized I needed a portable charger but I didn’t realize how much I would use them at home too. Even my kid prefers using the portable charger. Samsung has a portable battery pack that lets you recharge your device quickly, so you can talk, text and surf longer when you’re out and about – or at home. My favorite part is that it features pass-through charging that allows you to charge your device while charging the battery pack too. 

ways to charge your phone

Charging Pad

Charging pads have become increasingly popular over the last few years as we move more toward a wireless world. They eliminate cables and wires, allowing you to charge compatible Galaxy devices in what I like to call a drive by drop maneuver. It also the perfect accessory for creating a family technology hub.

Did you know that Samsung fast chargers rapidly charge your devices up to 1.4x faster for select models? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve forgotten to plug in my phone before going to bed for the night. Or the number of times I’ve fallen asleep with my phone next to me. Samsung fast chargers allow you to charge your phone much quicker than a traditional charger, even while you’re using the phone, so you can get going in less time.

Right now you can save up to 20% on Samsung charging devices at Best Buy through Nov 4th. 

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

You don’t have to just use the cable and wall charger that came in the box with your phone. There are so many new - and better - ways to charge your phone fast via @jeanabeena
Jeana Shandraw

Jeana Shandraw

Rarely caught without a camera, Jeana is an adventurous traveler with a passion for people, cultures and food that has led her to 38 countries in 5 years. When she's not using her powers for social good, she enjoys photography, cooking and building LEGOs with her son. On occasion, you may also find her crocheting cute things to hide in her husband's underwear drawer.

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13 Comments

  1. November 7, 2017 at 8:22 am — Reply

    As someone who works remotely, I’m always looking for a way to keep my phone at full charge. Thanks for showing us what’s available at Best Buy.

  2. November 6, 2017 at 10:47 pm — Reply

    For me, a fast charger is really important especially when traveling or going to an event. Such a great time saver! Glad they came up with these gadgets!

  3. November 6, 2017 at 7:54 pm — Reply

    I’ve had my eye on that portable battery pack! I’m on the go all the time so it really would come in handy.

  4. Claudia Krusch
    November 6, 2017 at 7:22 pm — Reply

    These are great ways to keep your phone charged. I would love to get a charging mat for the house.

  5. brianne
    November 6, 2017 at 6:52 pm — Reply

    I’m always looking for efficient chargers for my phone. This are great choices, I need to bookmark this!

  6. November 6, 2017 at 6:34 pm — Reply

    I need these in my life! I love being able to charge my smartphone basically anywhere, so glad you shared these!

  7. Pam
    November 6, 2017 at 6:13 pm — Reply

    I have a charging pad and I love it. I’m so glad they’re a thing now.

  8. November 6, 2017 at 6:06 pm — Reply

    Car chargers are clutch. I love that my phone is fully charged on the go in a half hour.

  9. November 6, 2017 at 5:37 pm — Reply

    My husband has been talking about getting a charging pad. It sounds like it would charge the phones so much faster!

  10. Dogvills
    November 6, 2017 at 5:12 pm — Reply

    I would love to have a fast charging car charger. Mine is kinda old and it takes a long time to charge my device or power bank. Thanks for the review. I will be looking into these soon.

  11. November 6, 2017 at 3:51 pm — Reply

    I keep a portable chargepack with me at all times. I have to have my phone ready to go at all times. It’s part of my job.

  12. November 6, 2017 at 2:50 pm — Reply

    The portable charging pack might be a good choice for me. I’ve had some close calls with low batteries while traveling!

  13. robin rue
    November 6, 2017 at 2:46 pm — Reply

    A car charger and a portable charger are MUST haves for me. I would be lost without both of those things.

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