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
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.
Works with phones from other companies besides Samsung
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.