Review: EXOGEAR ExoMount - Car MountTips


  1. Gearhead_eng

    Gearhead_eng Well-Known Member

    A while back I seen a few posts mention the EXOGEAR ExoMount and I wanted to give it a try. The mount holds the phone by using spring clip which makes it universal to any phone. They claim the suction cup can hold onto almost any flat surface. So far I feel that is true (I wouldn't try drywall though, might pull the paint off the wall!).

    I wasn't interested in the HTC brand Car Mount due to the hassle of removing the case every time I want to use it and the non universal aspect of it.

    The good:

    • Clamp system doesn't interfere with the volume or camera button.
    • Easy to operate the power button and charging port is facing down.
    • Very adjustable with a ball/socket
    • Suction cup holds to anything (very tacky soft rubber)
    • Rear camera functions while mounted
    • Looks great!

    The Bad:

    • Small amount of vibration, only noticeable with the screen off.
    • When mounted to the windshield the spring clamp is a little awkward compared to dash mounted.
    • Suction cup holds too well.... I had trouble getting it off the windshield.

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    Evo 3D with Seidio Surface mounted in the ExoMount



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    Picture taken while in mount (holding down the physical camera button)

    *notice the suction cup in the upper right hand of the picture. Mounting on the dash will eliminate this.


    Overall I'm very happy with this mount and feel it is a quality product that should last for many smart phones to come.


    Where to buy?
    EXOGEAR ExoMount - Car Mount for iPhone, Smartphones
    Retail price of $29.99 (free shipping)

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  2. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Another place you can get is [​IMG]eBay for 20.99

    I may have to get one myself,and the main reason is it looks like it can fit almost any phone, love it
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  3. Gearhead_eng

    Gearhead_eng Well-Known Member

    I got mine on e-bay as well... about same price but a different seller. [​IMG]Ebay ExoMount

    Yes, that is one of my favorite features as well. My wife has an Evo 4G so we can use her phone on trips too (so she doesn't feel left out.)
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  4. wake69

    wake69 Well-Known Member

    i will be ordering this today!
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  5. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Do you recall where that seller is located, the one I posted is from LA, what to see if this one is closer to S FL. it simply says USA on his listing


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  6. Gearhead_eng

    Gearhead_eng Well-Known Member

    From my tracking# TUSTIN, CA, 92780

    I was trying to find a seller more in the Midwest but noticed almost all of them were out in CA. It came really fast though. Ordered 8/24 and arrived 8/27.

    Matt
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  7. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Thanks for the info Matt


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  8. Adar

    Adar Well-Known Member

    I had some troubles getting my order from them. The email they sent me showed UPS with my tracking number, but it was actually shipped via USPS. I did get my order within a week, so I'm not really complaining.

    All in all, I am happy with the mount. As was stated in the original review, it does seem pretty prone to vibration, at least with my Evo3D with an Otterbox Defender case.

    In the documentation on their site, and on the box, it talks about how their suction device works even on things like drywall. I have no doubt about this. The thing stayed on my windshield without even using the suction control switch thing. Once I actually engaged the suction, there was no way it was coming off. After releasing the suction, I still had a hard time getting the thing off my windshield. It has more grip than any other kind of mount I have ever used. Really good.

    I've only been using the mount for a day so far, but I am pretty happy with it. It is quick and easy to put the phone in and take it out. It holds the phone pretty well. For just over $20, it is hard to complain about it. Being able to use it with pretty much ANY phone/case combo or GPS you might own is also a major plus.
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  9. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Yep, mine is on it's way and also said UPS, but when I saw the tracking number start with 900 I knew it was USPS, looking forward to getting it. ;)
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  10. Gearhead_eng

    Gearhead_eng Well-Known Member

    Thanks for your comment, Adar. The suction cup is really impressive.. I like finding new places to mount it.

    I commute about 25 miles in the city to work and found the ExoMount to come in handy. I turn on Car Panel, go to Maps, turn on Traffic and hit the locator button in the top right till you get the compass view. So as I'm driving it locks onto my location and I have a good view ahead of traffic. Has saved me a few traffic jams.
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  11. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Thanks to you Gearhead, and your post I am also awaiting mine, if you hadn't posted I may have not noticed this particular one, this is exactly what I have been looking for as it is for almost any phone, which is nice, as we all change our phones so often and having to change accessories all the time over and over again can get expensive, especially with the times. ;)


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  12. wake69

    wake69 Well-Known Member

    i couldnt agree more. plus if you use a case that is a little bulky u dont have to remove it just to fit it in the dock
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  13. jdsingle

    jdsingle Well-Known Member

    Looked in this thread. Looked at their site. Sold! $19.93 on eBay
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  14. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Same one and buyer I bought from on eBay from LA $19.93


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  15. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    Gone mine yesterday and absolutely love, this is a perfect item for all phones, and when they say it sticks anywhere they are correct, great advice by Gearhead, thanks again.
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  16. xPhantom

    xPhantom Well-Known Member

    Just ordered one for myself! It looks awesome.
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  17. jdsingle

    jdsingle Well-Known Member

    Got mine the other day. Absolutely amazing. This thing will stick to anything, I didn't even push down the tab to lock the seal on my windshield and this thing wasn't moving. I HIGHLY recommend this product.
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  18. CarrieK

    CarrieK Well-Known Member

    This seems to be exactly what I have been looking for. Thanks to all of you for the info :)
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  19. DonB

    DonB ♡ Spidey Sense !! ♡ ™ Moderator

    You will enjoy it, you got the eBay link for $19.93 ?? if not hear it is, EXOGEAR


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  20. wake69

    wake69 Well-Known Member

    first of all, this thing is the tots! It held to my dash for about 45 mins lastnight when i was playing around and again on my way to work without any signs of failing. I have a tacoma and my dash is not smooth and it sticks just fine. We will see where it goes from here. I go tit from amazon with free shipping and got it in 2 days. So far i am loving this. It holds mu evo in my convert case which is bulky with no problems. Will report back in a few days with updates

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