The all new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has just been announced. If you’re looking to enhance your experience with this great new phablet, we have a few recommendations. With the right accessories, your new Samsung Note 5 will be more functional, better protected, and just plain fun to use. Read on to see our favorite recommended accessories for the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, or check out our post on the best Note 5 cases.
1. Samsung Galaxy Universal Suction Car Mount Kit for Samsung Galaxy Phones
If you live in a state with a hands-free law, you’ll want to make sure that you have a car mount and a Bluetooth headset that work with your new device. We’ll share our pick for the best Bluetooth headset a little later in this post. When it comes to a car mount, we like this Samsung-made kit. It fits a variety of Samsung phones, which is nice for people who share a car with someone who owns a different Samsung Galaxy phone. The car mount can be placed on your dashboard or windshield.
Price: $23.99 (52 percent off MSRP)
2. The Alaska Life Selfie Stick
Looking for a selfie stick that’s built tough? This waterproof option is a great choice, particularly for those who like outdoor living. This selfie stick works with smartphones, as well as waterproof cameras like the GoPro. The stick itself can be extended to 36 inches. If you love taking selfies, considering adding this to your tech arsenal.
Want to see other smartphone selfie stick options? Check out our post on the best Bluetooth selfie sticks.
Price: $36.95 (33 percent off MSRP)
3. Samsung Gear Fit
The Samsung Gear Fit is the slimmest of all the Galaxy Gear smartwatch offerings. The Gear Fit allows you to quickly respond to notifications and track your heart rate. You can easily customize the look of your Gear Fit, which makes your workout experience feel more personalized. If you want a fitness watch with a full-color display, this is a nice option to consider.
4. SanDisk Connect 32GB Wireless Flash Drive for Smartphones
Not happy with the amount of storage you get on the new Note 5? A wireless flash drive can help you store extra files and documents that can’t be stored on your device. This cool accessory from Sandisk makes it possible to store, share, or stream any files or documents across all your smartphones, tablets and computers. 16GB and 64GB versions of this drive are also available.
Price: $39.99 (51 percent off MSRP)
5. Samsung Universal USB Extended Battery
Samsung’s own external battery pack offers 9000mAh of juice, and it can also be used to recharge tablets. If you feel like you’re constantly running around with a low battery, this is a must-have. Want a smaller, more portable battery pack? Check out our piece on the best portable battery packs.
Price: $69.99 (56 percent off MSRP)
6. Anker Splashproof Outdoor Bluetooth 4.0 Wireless Speaker
If you enjoy streaming music on your phone and want room-filling sound, a Bluetooth speaker is a great accessory to add to your arsenal of gadgets. This Anker Bluetooth speaker is low-energy, low-cost, and covered for over a year by a manufacturer’s warranty. If you’re partying someplace where you can’t take your phone, you can still enjoy music via an SD card slot.
7. MobilePioneer 3 in 1 Camera Lens Kit
This universal camera lens kit will fit a wide array of smartphones. These aluminum rings house a fisheye lens, a 0.67x wide-angle lens, and a macro lens. If you like taking photos, this universal camera lens kit can be a lot of fun to experiment with.
Price: $12.99 (57 percent off)
8. Omate X
Looking for a smartwatch, but not enamored with any of Samsung’s offerings? The new Omate X plays nice with both Android and iOS devices, and the form factor may appeal to those who find the Galaxy Gear watches a little clunky. The seven-day battery life is a nice perk for those who have been frustrated with short-lived smartwatch batteries in the past. The smartwatch gives you notifications, tracks your daily steps, and can even act as a speakerphone while your phone is in your pocket.
9. Ionic Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Screen Protector
Tempered glass is a great screen protector material, particularly for people who keep their phone in a bag or purse, where it could be scratched easily by keys or loose change. This screen protector is backed by a lifetime warranty, so chances are it will outlast your Note 5.
Price: $3.99 (92 percent off MSRP)
10. Samsung HM1300 Bluetooth Headset
This Samsung headset offers 8 hours of talk time and up to 300 hours of standby time. It also boasts an attractive design, and three interchangeable ear tips to personalize your fit. If you need a Samsung earpiece to go with your Samsung phone, this is a nice option. Other colors are also available, though they do cost a bit more.
Price: $12.73 (49 percent off MSRP)