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Top 5 Best Samsung Galaxy S5 Stands, Kickstand Cases, & Mounts

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been ergonomically designed so it feels good in your hand. But there are times when going hands-free is the best way to use your phone. If you want a stand to prop up your Samsung Galaxy S5, these are your best options.


1. iKross Universal Portable Folding Mobile Phone Stand

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(iKross)

The iKross Universal Portable Folding Mobile Phone Stand is inexpensive, works with multiple phone types, and folds flat for easy storage. The most remarkable thing about this stand is the low price, but it also is worth purchasing because of its rugged look.

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Pros:

  • Lightweight & portable
  • Collapses for easy storage
  • Inexpensive
  • Works with phones from other companies besides Samsung
  • Sturdy design

  • Cons:

  • Plastic could bend or break if dropped
  • Lacks suction cups or other means to secure in place
  • Doesn’t fold completely flat
  • Only supports two adjustable positions
  • Works in landscape and portrait mode, but may obscure a tiny part of device’s screen in landscape mode

  • 2. IZENGATE Samsung Galaxy S5 Executive Leather Wallet Folio Stand

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    (Izengate)

    Ideal for people who want to have a stand built right into their Samsung Galaxy S5 case, this wallet-style folio case has a lot of good features. You can store cash and cards in the folio, or use the wristlet to free up your hands while shopping.

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    Pros:

  • Multiple color options
  • Great multi-tasking accessory that offers multiple benefits
  • Easy installation
  • Two card slot pockets, an ID card slot pocket, and a cash pocket
  • Strap is detachable, which makes this case more unisex

  • Cons:

  • No waterproofing/dustproofing
  • Stand not as sturdy as some stand-alone products
  • User reviews indicate case is poorly constructed and may need minor repairs
  • Will not appeal to people who prefer having a separate wallet
  • Flap closure is not lockable

  • 3. BoxWave Galaxy S5 TinyMount

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    (TinyMount)

    The TinyMount is ideal for people who use their Galaxy S5 in the car. It’s also ideal for families where the spouses have two different phones, as this mount is adjustable to fit many other types of smartphones.

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    Pros:

  • Rotates 360 degrees
  • Expandable bracket adjusts to a variety of device widths and thicknesses
  • Brackets are padded to protect your device
  • Easy to install
  • Ideal for people who use a Bluetooth earpiece to make hands-free calls

  • Cons:

  • Attaches with suction cup, not adhesive, so it may fall down over time
  • Design aesthetic may be too simple for some
  • Few color options
  • Does not appear to have a warranty
  • Mounts to windshield or window, but does not offer mounting option for visor or steering wheel

  • 4. Aibocn Universal Portable and Adjustable Tablet Cell Phone Stand Holder

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    (Aibocn)

    This stand works with the Samsung Galaxy S5, along with numerous other smartphone and tablet brands. The metal body construction allows the stand to handle loads of up to 11 pounds. Plus, rubber padding protects your device from getting scratched while in the cradle.

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    Pros:

  • Durable aluminum construction
  • Attractive design
  • Adjusts to multiple positions
  • Works with phones other than the Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Inexpensive

  • Cons:

  • You may need to remove device from case to use stand
  • Limited color/style options
  • Pads may detach over time
  • Weighs about six ounces, may be too heavy for some
  • Somewhat difficult to adjust

  • 5. Zeimax Rugged Dual Layer Silicone Holster Case with Belt Clip and Kick-Stand

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    (Zeimax)

    Designed to appeal to people who want their S5 case to have both a stand and a belt clip, this Zeimax product has rugged construction. The fact that it also comes in numerous colors is an added bonus.

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    Pros:

  • Inexpensive
  • Tons of color options
  • Case design does not block ports
  • Quick-release design for belt clip
  • Rugged construction

  • Cons:

  • Silicone may wear down over time
  • Belt clip only rotates 180 degrees
  • Kickstand part somewhat fragile
  • Kickstand has limited adjustability
  • Not ideal for people who need waterproofing or military-grade drop protection

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