Our smartphones are an increasingly essential part of our day-to-day. These devices fit in our pockets but have taken the place of so many other gadgets and products. From calculators to cameras and everything in between, we can almost do it all on our phones. Nothing is perfect though, but luckily, the ever-growing phone accessories industry makes up for any shortcomings. So, we're rounding up the best phone accessories in 2020. Check them out to take your phone use from average to extraordinary.
Simply put, a lens mount is an opening of a specific size on an interchangeable lens camera that allows attaching lenses designed for that mount. There are lens mount for phones that can fit right on. They move left, right, up, and down to get that perfect shot. You can even use it on your front or back camera.
Power banks have become increasingly important with the heavy consumption of today’s technology. Most phones give you at least a day of battery life with average use, but “average” is the keyword there. Your phone battery will drain quite quickly if you use the camera a lot, play a lot of games, use the phone for GPS navigation all day, or any other battery-intensive activities. A good portable power bank will ensure that you never have to worry about a dying phone battery ever again.
Bluetooth or Wireless headsets used to be all the rage. But now we have bluetooth headphones to do all the heavy lifting. Only a handful of phones come with good built-in speakers, and the future of the headphone jack is still in limbo. Luckily, Bluetooth headphones and earphones are getting better and better with every generation, and there are plenty of fantastic options to choose from now.
Selfies are all the rage these days and if you love taking selfies, you must be planning to get a great selfie stick, right? While there are numerous selfie sticks available, you might want a Bluetooth selfie stick that offers great battery life. The selfie stick should be very compact, feature a highly adjustable cradle and should have adjustable extensions.
Smartwatches have become a must-have accessory for smartphones because of its multi-purpose use-case. You can manage your notifications, attend calls, ask questions to voice assistants and more. But that is not all. Now, smartwatches act like a fitness tracker and a medical device too.
It’s all in the name of this one. A screen protector is intended to keep the phone’s display safe from damage. Replacing a display can be quite an expensive affair, so making sure it stays protected is a good idea.
If you tend to use your smartphone to navigate around in your car, you must get a car mount. You count have regular car mounts if you want to set up the mount on the car’s dashboard or the windshield. You could also get the new magnetic car phone holders that don’t take up a lot of space and look elegant even when you are not mounting the phone.
USB OTG Flash Drives
The USB OTG feature on Android smartphone has been here for quite some time now and you can use it in a lot of different ways. Having said that, it comes in especially handy when you have a smartphone with a rather modest internal storage.
USB OTG flash drives are to smartphones what portable hard drives are to computers. If you are an Android smartphone owner, there are a plethora of great USB OTG flash drives available.
Earphones and Earbuds
Most smartphones come with an in-ear headphones that are just fine but nothing great. However, if you are a music aficionado, the first accessory that you will get is a decent pair of headphones. There is nothing wrong with having wired headphones but if you want wirelessness, then earbuds can be a way to go. While you can use adapters to use your old wired headset, I suggest that you invest in a decent wireless earbud.
For most people, cases or covers are the first accessory they buy for their smartphones. It may essentially be the most important smartphones accessory there is. Because we are prone to drops, which can result in minor scratches or even shattered display all over your beloved smartphone device.
The ring lights main purpose is to cast an even light onto the subject. This reduces shadows in the face and minimizes blemishes, while illuminating the eyes. This is why ring lights are commonly used in portraits, glamour shots, or even videography capturing only one subject.