Windshield Mount – This kind of car mount are commonly installed on most vehicles, it places the mobile phone at eye level so the driver can check the street maps and music safely and within easy reach. The majority of this kind of mounts has a built-in smartphone charger, bracket stand, and suction cups for easy attach and remove.

Dashboard Mount – This is the best choice when it comes to mounts, because it's closer to the driver and it's easy to see and use without blocking the car's controls. This kind of car mounts are made from plastics or polycarbonate material with a strong adhesive rubber at base and a swivel holder for horizontal or vertical viewing and can be adjusted for a 360 degree rotation.

  • There are different kinds of dashboard mount that are available in the market today:

  • The sticky gel pad type, it allows to stick firmly to the dashboard without adhesives, if it doesn't stick on the dashboard for more than 10 uses, just rinse it with warm water.

  • The suction cup type, just clean the dry surface, apply firm pressure and turn the base to securely lock or unlock

  • Permanent install, adhesive disk will be needed if you want to fit it securely on the dashboard.

Cup Holder Mount- This is compatible on most mobile phones, it can fit tightly and expands and contracts with most cup holders. The materials are mainly made from stainless steel with a double docket system which it rotates 360 degrees and hold the kit in place, so you don’t need suction or adhesives to hold your phone in place. The disadvantages of this is that you won’t have space for your coffee or soda, too low for easy visibility and use and takes your eyes of the road.

Air Vent Mount – This can be easily installed, you just clip on the car’s air vent and adjust the holder horizontally, vertically or 360 degrees. Some padding material are made from soft silicone to protect from scratching and slipping. The good thing about this is that it doesn’t need suction cups and it doesn’t limit the view of the driver. Just be aware of your mobile phone’s dimensions and the proximity of the vents from phone.

Steering Wheel Mount – This mount is very convenient to use a mobile phone to dial and answer a call, and suitable for hands-free GPS navigation. The material are made from hard plastic or silicone. There’s no tools required, just strap your mobile phone on steering wheel and that’s it. Using the steering wheel mount is not a good idea because it increase the risk of distraction due to constant rotation of the steering wheel.

Headrest Mount – If you have a backseat passengers this is an ideal travel accessory for long journeys. Most headrest mount today are made from polycarbonate plastics, this can firmly attached at the headrest post with adjustable clips with an easy access lock / release device.

DIY Car Mount -There are also “do it yourself” car mount, where you can make your own car mount. During free time this can be a good project where you can install it in your own creative way.