Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Car and Motorcycle Mounts

Continuing their successful phone line, Google has refreshed their smartphone lineup.  Picking up on similar generational naming standards used by Samsung and Apple, they simply added a generation and introduced the Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL. The dimensions are different versus the first generation of the Google Pixel line.  The good news is that if you are upgrading from the first generation, and followed our advice about using a universal mount, there’s a good chance it will fit the new Pixel 2 equivalent. So let’s look at the dimensions of both new phones.  The Pixel 2 checks … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Apple iPhone X

The Apple iPhone X is the latest introduction in a long line of successful generations of the company’s flagship product line.  It’s one of the top phones out there with features that exceed practically anything else out there.  Naturally, that will change in less than a year from now.  But for today, it’s one of the best out there. In addition to being one of the most expensive phones, it’s also Apple’s largest one to date.  The screen size checks in at a hefty 5.8 inches diagonally.  Surprisingly though, the overall dimensions of the Apple iPhone X are quite reasonable.  … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Back from the drawing board, Samsung has re-introduced their latest and greatest phablet.  The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is big and fast with a great display.  Today, we look at car and motorcycle mounts for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a giant phone.  The 6.4 inch diagonally measured display is about the largest available.  The dimensions are a bit interesting.  It’s not much wider than phones with a smaller display but is taller than most.  The Motorola Samsung Galaxy Note 8 measures in at 6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

With every iteration of the Apple iPhone, we publish an article aimed at providing guidance on some of the better car and motorcycle mounts on the market.  So here’s our latest article on a selection that will fit the Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus. First let’s check the dimensions as we’ll need that to select the right mount.  Dimensions have not changed too much.  Sporting a 4.7 inch diagonally measured screen, the Apple iPhone 8 measures 5.45 inches tall by 2.65 inches wide by .29 inches deep.  The weight is 5.22 ounces. The larger iPhone 8 Plus checks in … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the OnePlus 5 SmartPhone

The OnePlus 5 SmartPhone is yet another generation of the successful line of phones from OnePlus.  Faster process, improved cameras and it runs Android 7.1.  A faster phone that supports the latest version of Android.  If you have owed a smartphone, you get the drill, have to get a new phone every few years to keep up with the ownership experience. While the OnePlus 5 sports a diagonal screen at 5.5 inches, this phone is 6.07 x 2.92 x 0.29 inches (154.2 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm).  Not too different from prior generations of OnePlus phones.  Since the dimensions haven’t changed … Read more

Car and Motorcycle Mounts for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium Smartphone

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is a nice entry in the arena of higher end smartphones for Android fans.  A little bump in the RAM to 4 GB versus the 3 GB on the standard Sony Xperia XZ makes this phone worth a look.  The extra 33% boost in RAM makes a big difference in performance. The features a respectable 5.46 inch 3840 x 2160 pixel diagonal display.  The main camera checks in with a semi insane 19 MP lens.  Measuring 6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches, this is a larger phone that will need a mount that features a cradle … Read more