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.
Pros:Lightweight & portableCollapses for easy storageInexpensiveWorks with phones from other companies besides SamsungSturdy design
Cons:Plastic could bend or break if droppedLacks suction cups or other means to secure in placeDoesn’t fold completely flatOnly supports two adjustable positionsWorks 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.
Pros:Multiple color optionsGreat multi-tasking accessory that offers multiple benefitsEasy installationTwo card slot pockets, an ID card slot pocket, and a cash pocketStrap is detachable, which makes this case more unisex
Cons:No waterproofing/dustproofingStand not as sturdy as some stand-alone productsUser reviews indicate case is poorly constructed and may need minor repairsWill not appeal to people who prefer having a separate walletFlap closure is not lockable
3. BoxWave Galaxy S5 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.
Pros:Rotates 360 degreesExpandable bracket adjusts to a variety of device widths and thicknessesBrackets are padded to protect your deviceEasy to installIdeal 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 timeDesign aesthetic may be too simple for someFew color optionsDoes not appear to have a warrantyMounts 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.
Pros:Durable aluminum constructionAttractive designAdjusts to multiple positionsWorks with phones other than the Samsung Galaxy S5Inexpensive
Cons:You may need to remove device from case to use standLimited color/style optionsPads may detach over timeWeighs about six ounces, may be too heavy for someSomewhat difficult to adjust
5. Zeimax Rugged Dual Layer Silicone Holster Case with Belt Clip and Kick-Stand
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.
Pros:InexpensiveTons of color optionsCase design does not block portsQuick-release design for belt clipRugged construction
Cons:Silicone may wear down over timeBelt clip only rotates 180 degrees Kickstand part somewhat fragileKickstand has limited adjustabilityNot ideal for people who need waterproofing or military-grade drop protection
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