10 Trending Android Phone Accessories For 2018

10 Trending Android Phone Accessories For 2018

Mobile accessories have become an integral part of smartphones. Today buying a smartphone without any kind of accessory is impossible and the simple reason is because of their amazing functionalities like car and bike mounts. Apart from functionalities (of accessories) Smartphones have evolved to be more than just phones and help us in many ways (music player, fitness tracker etc.), and for such additional functions, we need accessories.

Here are some of the most-needed accessories along with your Android phone this year.

Portable Selfie Flashlights

Portable Selfie FlashlightsYou must be having the best of the flashlight smartphone but nothing could beat a LED flashlight when it comes to illuminating. Portable selfie flashlights come with a number of LED lights like- 9 or 16, and these LED lights lit the whole scene multiple times brighter as compared to inbuilt flashlights. The portable selfie flashlights are easy to carry and have the same jack as your earphones have, that makes it easy to install. You could simply turn the flashlight to the other side in case you want to talk a regular picture (not a selfie).

Car Mounts

Car Mounts

Car mounts are slowly picking the trend as they are a very functional product for smartphones. There are a lot of things to do when you hold your phone while driving, especially when you are using the GPS service or Google Maps. A car mount enables you to get hands free completely and provides stability to your phone as it attaches (mounts) to the car (dashboard, windshield etc.).

Bike Mounts

bike mount

A smartphone accessory which is yet uncommon is the bike mount. Bike mounts are yet an underutilized mobile accessory, although it is a must-have. Just like car mounts, bike mounts are very helpful while riding a 2-wheeler, in fact, they provide more safety by letting us hold the handlebar for all the time which is a must to maintain the right balance.

Armbands

Armbands

Armbands are slowly and gradually picking up a trend among the fitness enthusiasts. You could be hassle-free while carrying out activities like running, jogging, sprinting, cycling etc. Armbands are evolving by the day, and are providing a better fit, stability, and comfort to your phone wrapped around your arm while you are in action. They are lightweight so you do not have to worry about weighing down.

Wireless Chargers

wireless charger

Many mobile brands have already introduced wireless chargers, yet we do not see much wireless charging around, but in the near future, wireless charging would as common as Bluetooth. If your phone supports Qi technology (which is a standard of wireless power transfer through inductive charging) you could get a wireless charger. It keeps you out of the hassle of entangling cables, their breakages and charging confinements caused by the length of cords.

Smartwatches

Smartwatches

Another next big thing is a smartwatch. Just like smartphones disrupted the mobile market, smartwatches would follow. It is one of the most sought-after wearable technologies that is taking shape at a rapid rate. Read all your texts, social media notifications, emails on your wrist. A few smartwatches also come with inbuilt microphone and speakers.

VR Headsets

VR Headsets

Virtual Reality has made the move and has set a distinct trend. Today, VR headsets are becoming more common by each passing day. Many companies like Google and Samsung have come up with some of the amazing VR headsets devices those give you life-like virtual experience.

Waterproof Smartphone Cases

Waterproof Smartphone Cases

Gorilla glass and back covers would be goners in sometime as waterproof cases have already begun to seep in the market. Waterproof cases would not only shield your smartphones against dirt and fall, they would be save them from something they were never saved—water. Slip your smartphones in the waterproof case and dive into the water.

Gaming Controllers

Gaming Controllers

Today’s technology is touchscreen, there are no buttons and this makes it fascinating. But, some things are better the old way. Nothing could match the excitement and experience of joystick and push buttons of a video games console. Yes, there are more and more gamer users opting for gaming consoles which get attached to your smartphone and gives you the excitement of the old days. Many users believe consoles provide them with better control.

Solar Chargers

Solar Chargers

If you are on the move and you aren’t traveling in a car, you don’t get to charge your phone. Well, carrying a power bank could suffice to some extent but how about a charging source which provides a continuous power supply and doesn’t have to be charged? Well, here is a new way of charging your smartphone while on a bike—solar chargers. Solar chargers are nothing but the solar panels which are portable and can be easily folded and unfolded. A few hours of good exposure to the sunlight and the charger is up and ready to charge your any electronic device.

These were some of the trending Android phone accessories which have either picked up or would be picking up a great trend in 2018. Have a relook and match your list of accessories to buy in the year.

About Vinita

Vinita Pariyani is an expert author for the iNewTechnology who has been writing about Smartphone, newest of the tech gadgets, apps and every update that pops up. She is a tech-savvy person who stays on top of cutting-edge technology/ gadgets.