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Incipio’s Dual USB Desktop Charger Review

Incipio’s Dual USB Desktop Charger is ridiculously useful, and as simple as it gets. It’s a two-port USB charger that charges your devices as quickly as possible. The two port hub has a suction pad and a 5 foot cable that makes it great for nightstands, desks, hotels, you name it.

Incipio’s Dual USB Desktop Charger is about the size of any USB adapter that plugs straight into the plug outlet. Instead, it has two USB ports, a microsuction sticky base, and a 5 foot removable cable that plugs into the outlet. The microsuction sticky base keeps the station mounted to pretty much any surface. It can be removed and reapplied as much as you like. Every now and then you may need to wipe off dirt and dust with a damp towel.

For a little USB hub, it’s pretty stylish. It comes in one of four anodized aluminum finishes with black details. There’s silver, gold, pink, or graphite. Each USB port has LEDs to indicate power draw.

Each USB port is capable of charging any device at the fastest speed possible. Each port cranks out up to 2.4 amps simultaneously (4.8 total). That’s enough to charge two iPads at full speed. Of course, it will charge any USB device, whether it’s Android, iOS, phone, tablet, headphone, speaker, or smartwatch.

Verdict

A frustrating realization is that not all chargers are created equal. Some USB adapters might charge your phone slower than if you were to plug it into a computer. Obviously, your devices should charge as quickly as they can. Incipio’s Dual USB is super convenient for that last minute charge you desperately need. I tested this with two iPads and confirmed they charge just as fast as two stock chargers. It’s also really nice that it essentially adds 5 feet to any of your charging cables. The sticky grip does a good job of keeping the charge station put. Pricing in at $39.99, it’s kind of expensive for what it is, however, the convenience can easily make it worth the money. If you’re looking for something with more USB ports, check out the Anker 5 port Charger. The Incipio Dual USB Desktop Charger can be purchase on Amazon.com for as low as $30.85.

The Good: 5 Foot cable, Reusable sticky base, Charges two devices simultaneously at full speed (2.4A each), Four anodized aluminum finishes, LED indicators

The Bad: A bit pricey