Motorola Droid MAXX : Accessories buying guide

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Motorola may have decided to stay away from the raging specs war with its latest smartphone releases, including the Droid MAXX, but instead decided to address an important issue with this particular smartphone, battery life. In a day when it’s quite difficult to get a full day of use out of your smartphone, the Droid MAXX, with its large 3,500 mAh battery, offers close to 48 hours of use on a single charge, and is a great choice for the power user on the go.

In our continuing series of accessories buying guides, we take a look at some of the best accessories for the Motorola Droid MAXX. Let’s get started!

Cases

Cruzerlite Bugdroid Circuit TPU Case

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The Cruzerlite Bugdroid Circuit cases are made from shock absorbent and scratch resistant TPU, and adds practically no bulk to the device, making it perfect for protection from accidental bumps and spills. A raised bezel around the front of the phone protects the screen while face down. Precise cutouts allow easy access to all ports, while the buttons are covered, but still easy to press. The Bugdroid Circuit is available in numerous color options, including black, blue, orange, and purple to name a few. Buy now in Amazon for $9.90.

Verizon Black Shell Case with kickstand and belt clip

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The Verizon Black Shell Case for the Droid MAXX features a black hard shell back made of hard plastic that has been treated with a rubberized powder for durability, with a ribbed texture pattern for additional grip. The case features precise cutouts for easy access to all buttons and features, and also includes a kickstand that lets you prop the phone in both landscape and portrait orientation. The phone holster is also made with a hard plastic that has a rubberized texture coating, with the interior of the lined with a micro-fiber material that protects the display of the device. The phone is very secure within the holster, which also features a belt clip, that can turn and lock in 13 different positions. The case also works with any wireless charger. Buy now on Amazon for $15.

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Screen Protectors

Skinomi Techskin Ultraclear Shield

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The Skinomi Techskin screen protector is made from clear thermoplastic urethane film, the same film that is used to protect military aircrafts and NASA space shuttles. It has the ability to resist high levels of abrasion, making it the ultimate protector for your device. The screen guard is easy to apply, and peels off easily as well, without leaving any residue. The Skinomi Techskin screen protector also comes with lifetime replacements. Buy now on Amazon for $6.95.

iSmooth Ultra Clear Premium HD 3 pack

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The iSmooth Ultra Clear Premium HD screen protectors are made from the highest-quality Japanese PET film for an ultra clear, distortion-free viewing experience. The screen guard is very easy to install, and is guaranteed to be bubble-free. The iSmooth screen protectors also feature lifetime replacements. The pack comes with a large microfiber cloth, four dust removal stickers. an installation instruction card and video, and three ultra clear HD screen protectors. Buy now on Amazon for $ 10.97.

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Battery Extension

RAVPower Element 10,400 mAh

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With a 3,500 mAh capacity, the Droid MAXX battery has more than enough juice to give most users more than a full day of use. But, if you’re looking for battery extension options, external battery packs are the only possibility since the Droid MAXX features a non-removable. The RAVPower Element is one of the better battery extension packs available, offering a massive 10,400 mAh capacity at a reasonable price, and the option to charge two devices at once with its dual-charging ports. Buy now on Amazon for $32.99.

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Wireless charging

RAVPower Wireless Charging Pad

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The RAVPower Wireless Charging Pad features a sleek, light-weight design, and is compatible with any Qi-enabled device. An LED charging indicator shows you the charge status of your device, and the charging pad automatically goes into idle mode when the device is fully charged, or moved from the pad. The grey ring at the center of the charging pad prevents the phone from slipping. It also works with most protective cases, that are less than 5 mm in thickness. Buy now on Amazon for $35.

CHOE Qi Wireless Charging Pad

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The CHOE Qi Wireless Charging Pad also works with any Qi-enabled devices. The charging pad features a light indicator to show charging status. A flickering blue light indicates charging, steady blue light means charging is complete, and no light indicating the smartphone isn’t charging. The CHOE charging pad can work with some protective cases on as well. Buy now on Amazon for $29.99.

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Cradles and Docks

Griffin PowerDock Desktop Cradle

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The Griffin PowerDock for  the Droid Maxx, which is also compatible with the Ultra and Mini, provides the perfect solution for users to charge their phones while still maintaining visibility. The PowerDock mounts device securely, and automatically puts your phone into Desk Mode for hands-free use, and easy-read display. The phone will work with its Open Mic voice commands, as well as read you incoming text messages with the text-to-speech function. The dock should work with most protective cases of medium thickness. Buy now on Amazon for $21.95.

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Other

Motorola Vehicle Rapid Rate Charger

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All you need to do is plug in the Motorola Car Charger into the vehicle power adapter, allowing you to use and charge your device at the same time. A retention clip secures the cord, and the car charger features a sleek design with an illuminated Motorola logo LED. This charger charges your device quickly, and guarantees over-voltage protection. The Motorola Car Charger is definitely a must have accessory for anyone on the road a lot. Buy now on Amazon for $7.54.

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