One of the best Bluetooth smart car chargers currently available, Roidmi 2S is packed with features and available at an affordable price. Roidmi is a brand of Xiaomi, a company known as China’s Apple and famous for manufacturing quality products featuring exquisite design. The car charger is protected by a fireproof housing and is made using durable metals and plastics. One cannot ignore its weight considering how small it is, indicating the company has used some quality materials in its manufacturing. It houses two USB fast charging ports, Bluetooth 4.2, an external mic and is compatible with a variety of smartphones, tablets and other Bluetooth enables devices.
User friendliness is a hallmark of Xiaomi products and Roidmi 2S is no exception. All a user needs to get started is the Roidmi app for Android and iOS devices, which is available from official app stores. Unlike many other smart car chargers, Roidmi 2S rarely loses connectivity, if ever. You can also expect top notch audio quality when streaming music through Bluetooth. The plug-and-pair charger allows streaming through any app, but right now the only music service 2S works flawlessly with is Google Play Music. The built-in mic works well, but device’s distance from the voice source may cause trouble during calls. The charger also comes with built-in LED lights illuminating USB charging ports, making it much easier to find them in the dark. The Roidmi App adds a lot more value to the package and helps monitor battery levels. It even supports gestures that allow changing tracks and answering calls by simply shaking the phone.
|Input (car charger socket)||12-24V|
|Charging port||2 x USB fast charging (with led lights)|
|Product weight||37 grams|
|Package weight||1 KG|
|Product dimensions||5.60 x 2.60 x 2.60 cm|
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- Strong Bluetooth connectivity
- Fast-charging Ports
- Built-in mic
- LED lights for port visibility
- Durable construction
- Fireproof housing
Pros and Cons
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- Excellent sound quality
- Background noise reduction
- 95% conversion efficiency (charging)
- Streaming and FM
- Built to last long
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- Distance from mic can cause call issues
Considering the asking price, available features, solid construction and impeccable Bluetooth connectivity, there is nothing to complain about Roidmi 2S. It’s fairly easy to use while the official apps provide a lot of useful functionalities and keeps the user updated about battery status. In addition to the fireproof housing, the device also features built-in temperature, short-circuit and output overcurrent protection. This ensures that Roidmi 2S lasts for a long time and provides maximum return on the investment. Although the smart charger is compatible with most car cigarette lighter sockets, it’s a good idea to confirm about the compatibility before giving 2S a shot (it won’t work with straight-through type sockets).
How to Buy
Roidmi 2S is available from Gearbest in black color (international version) at a market-competitive price. The following link takes to the product page that provides more information about shipping and answers pre/post-sales questions.