The Amazon Fire Phone has some cool features. Get the most out of your new Fire Phone with these must-have accessories.
1. Moshi Anti-Glare No Bubble Screen Protector for the Fire Phone
There’s nothing more aggravating than getting a nasty scratch on the screen of a brand new phone. This screen protector from Moshi will protect the Amazon Fire Phone’s screen from minor damage. It offers a glare-free viewing experience, allowing you to best appreciate the phone’s cool 3D features. In addition, the protector is bubble-free, making it practically invisible.
Fairly easy to install
Customized to fit Amazon Fire Phone
EZ-Glide surface treatment creates a better touchscreen experience
Reduces fingerprint smudges, but doesn’t totally prevent them
Some users with butterfingers will still have a hard time installing it
Easy to accidentally buy “clear” and not anti-glare version
Could have more features
Quite expensive compared to other options
2. AmazonBasics 2-Port USB Car Charger
If you want to keep your accessories all under the Amazon umbrella, this car charger is an excellent option. This car charger offers 2.1 amps maximum total output when one device is plugged in, or about one amp when both ports are in use.
Ships in frustration-free packaging
Fits all types of European, American & Japanese cars
Intelligent IC chip monitors charging to direct the power to the device that needs it most
Handy LED indicator lets you know when devices are charging
Ideal for on-the-go charging
Only has a one-year limited warranty
Not compatible with some tablets
May not have enough charging ports for some
Little personality, no alternative color options
Slightly more expensive than comparable chargers
3. AmazonBasics Capacitive Stylus
If you don’t want to get fingerprints and smudges all over your new Fire Phone, using a stylus is a great way to keep your screen looking pristine. This particular stylus is Amazon-made, and designed to coordinate with Amazon’s other accessories for the Fire Phone. This means you can get a cool, colorful stylus that perfectly matches the shade of your Amazon-made case.
Tons of options that match the color of Amazon’s phone cases
Keeps screen tidy
Designed for Kindle Fire, Kindle Paperwhite, or Fire Phone
Stylus feels smooth and responsive
Only comes in a single pack, not a multi-pack
Tip may wear down over time
Metal clip is handy, but may not appeal to all users
Easy to lose
Outside may not be comfortable to grip over long periods of time
4. Belkin MiXiT Car Charger
Designed for charging both the Amazon Fire phone and all Kindle tablets, this series of brightly colored chargers is pleasing to the eye. Available in five candy-coated colors (along with basic black), the Belkin MiXiT charger includes a four foot Micro-USB to USB cable connector.
Nice bright colors
Charger can be used with any USB 2.0 cable
Certified to be used with Amazon devices
Respected name in the tech accessories sphere
Some user reviews complain about slow charging
Cable may not be long enough for some (this 10 foot alternative may suit instead)
A couple of users have reported getting defective units
Slightly more expensive than units from other makers
May be hard to get shipped outside of the US
5. Amazon Official Fire Phone Case (Leather)
If you want your Fire Phone to be ensconced in a premium case, this leather case made by Amazon offers a luxe look and feel. While there are only two color options available, this case is worth waiting for. As long as you don’t mind the fact that this case comes out about two weeks after the actual phone ships, this Fire Phone case is a great option.
Premium natural leather
Feels nice in your hand
Likely to age well
Fits easily in pocket, easy to remove from tight pockets as well
Case drops August 7, about two weeks after the phone ships
Only available in two colors
Limited impact protection compared to more rugged cases
May stain if not maintained correctly over time
No added storage areas
Want more insight into the Amazon Fire Phone? Check out the hands-on video above from The Verge.
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