5s Car Charger?

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  1. Jedi5 macrumors 6502

    Jedi5

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    Can someone please recommend a good working
    car charger for my 5s?

    I'm reading reviews on Amazon with many claiming that the chargers are not working with their 5s.

    Any other site I should look at for a charger?
     
  2. mscann macrumors member

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    Cant say about the 5s , but for the 5 with io7 I am using the pure gear charger and it works fine. You can find them fairly cheap on ebay
     
  3. csguwer macrumors newbie

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    Any Standard USB charger will do the trick.
    Checkout the powergen or anker charger on amazon, they all work.
    If a charger failed on 5s, It is mainly because the cable is not certified.
    Try get a cable from apple, it will work with all chargers.
     
  4. Jalopybox macrumors 6502a

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  5. Carlanga macrumors 604

    Carlanga

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    This is the one I bought, works great and can connect & charge any 2 usb devices including iPads, comes w/ a lightning cable:

    Amazon Link

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    If a charger kit on Amazon is not working properly is because is an offbrand that has a fake/not official lightning cable.
     
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  7. deeddawg, Oct 1, 2013
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    deeddawg macrumors 604

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    This.

    Especially if you travel much. Some rental cars have a USB plug for charging, some have a cig lighter socket. The modular approach gives a lot more flexibility.

    Edit: 2nd bonus of a dual-port USB charger is the ability to charge a bluetooth headset or other device without requiring a 2nd charger.
     
  8. Zmanbaseball2 macrumors 68040

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    I recommend this combo:

    Anker® 18W / 2.4A + 2.0A (3.6A max) Dual Port USB Car Charger for Apple Android and USB-Charing Devices - The First and Smallest Adapter to Provide Simultaneous, Full-Speed Charges to iPads and Smartphones [White]
    http://amzn.com/B00B8M4IMK

    AmazonBasics USB A to Lightning Compatible Cable (3 Feet/0.9 Meter)
    http://amzn.com/B009SYZ8OC

    I use this combo with my iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5.
     
  9. loyalist macrumors 6502

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    Thanks! Just ordered this combo. Needed a car charger with the flexibility to charge anything with a USB adapter.
     
  10. Zmanbaseball2 macrumors 68040

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    Great you made a good choice in buying this combo.
     
  11. fairfax38 macrumors newbie

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  12. bambooshots macrumors 6502a

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    I found that the ATT car charger works fantasticly.

    2.1A charging, tangle free coiled cord, and even has an open USB port for something else to charge (cant recall if it's 1A or 0.5A)

    $30 and you get it right away at the store.
     
  13. Robster3, Oct 1, 2013
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  14. anne5louise macrumors newbie

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    Havent used the 5s, but Avantek does works great on the 5 with the latest ios 7.1.2.
     
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