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  1. edembert

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    Just got the Galaxy S7 and am looking to upgrade my car mount. I would prefer one that mounts in a vent, and takes advantage of the S7's wireless charging capabilities. Being magnetic would be a plus.

    Any suggestions?
     

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    Couple of points to take into consideration.

    The S7 is fairly heavy and will place a strain on a vent mount, especially with the additional weight of a wireless charger and magnetic attachment.

    A few users with magnetic phone holders have found some disruption of their GPS signal – possible urban myth.
     
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    I would shy away from a magnetic mount. Often you see posts on various android forums that such magnetic mounts have a negative impact on the GPS, internal compass, etc.. There are plenty of mounts out there that are not magnetic hold. Take a looksee at amazon.com and read reviews there that will undoubtedly help you decide what mount to go with. Also, do take consideration in regard to your phone case, weight/type of accessories on phone and how it will coexist with the holder.
    http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias=aps&field-keywords=s7+car+mount
     
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    Good point with the nav issues stemming from using a magnetic mount. I've been using a vent clip-on for my old phone (HTC One M8) and went without a case on both (I like to live dangerously) so weight shouldn't be an issue. Plus the vents are vertical so that might help reduce any bending.

    I've heard / seen reviews on some wireless chargers that the "sweet spot" can be hard to hit, which is always going to be a risk when going with an aftermarket holder.
     

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