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Review: Unitek Aluminum Car Charger for Front and Backseat Charging

When this car charger arrived I couldn’t wait to try it out. Our youngest is always running out of tablet battery in the back seat and I’ve always wanted to find a way to keep her gadgets powered on long trips. This car charger from Unitek does the trick.

Essentially, you plug the charger into the car’s cigarette lighter outlet (do they still call them that?) just like you would for any other charging system, but this one offers an extension that delivers three additional USB charging ports to the backseat (or any location in the car where more power is needed).  The extension cable is long enough to snake it out of site between the seats and still attach it (with the provided clip) somewhere in the backseat. For long trips or just for anyone that needs to charge a device, it doesn’t make sense to buy a normal car charger but instead something like this should become the new normal.

Amazon offers this car charger for around $18: Unitek 60W 5 USB Port Qualcomm Certified Quick Charge 3.0 Aluminum Car Charger for Front & Backseat Charging + Extendable Hub Clip

Features

  • Qualcomm Certified Quick Charge 3.0 car charger with 5 charging ports, provides charging service to front and backseat passengers with 4FT cable. The charger provides charging service to mobile devices including the iPad, iPhone, iPod, HTC, Galaxy, Blackberry, MP3 Players, Digital Cameras, PDAs, Mobile Phones.
  • With QC3.0 (Quick Charge, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Technology) port, supports 3.6V-5V2A, 5.2V-9V2A and 9.2V-12V1.5A power output, 4 times faster than conventional charger.
  • Extendable (4FT Cable) USB hub to the back seat passengers, the passengers easily access charger. Protection against over-charge, short circuit and high temperature. With BC1.2 charging technology, it’s safe and efficient in charging.
  • LED Light: green for quick charge, blue for normal charging; Aluminum alloy enclosure makes it durable, elegant and resistant soiling.

 

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