15 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 must-have accessories

Samsung officially released the beautiful Galaxy Note 7 in stores today. Those who pre-ordered the Note 7 most likely received their Note 7s yesterday, which means there are many of you looking for accessories.

Samsung finally embraced USB Type C, the new standard in USB allowing for a fully reversible plug. Luckily most of the new Type C products that were faulty have worked their way out of the system with the help of Google’s Benson Leung and Amazon’s quality assurance team. With the Nexus line adopting USB Type C last year, as well as HTC, LG and Motorola, manufacturers have now expanded their portfolio of Type C accessories.

While the Note 7 is absolutely gorgeous, it is a phone that doesn’t feel nearly as big as its display looks. The entire phone is made of metal and glass just like its smaller siblings, the S7 and S7 edge. There are people like me who forgo the use of cases since we rarely drop our smartphones, but all it takes is one slip out of the pocket to crack and shatter the glass. It happened to me with my S7 edge and shattered the back glass.s7 edge note 7

While the broken back glass doesn’t really bother me aesthetically, it does bother me that the S7 edge I own is no longer water resistant. The worst part of the S7 edge broken glass is that is costs over $200 to fix it.

The Galaxy Note 7 is an extremely high priced phone so make sure you get the quality accessories that can live up to the standards of the phone you’re most likely going to own for the next two years.

Check out our list of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 accessories below:

Samsung Gear VR – $99.99 at Amazon and Samsung.com

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  • Turn your compatible Samsung Galaxy smartphone into a completely portable and wireless virtual reality machine
  • Easy to use touch pad with dedicated Back and Home buttons
  • Wide field of view, precise head-tracking and low latency brings reality to the virtual, Be transported to amazing new worlds, in games, video and images, Thousands of 360 degree panoramic photos
  • Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Proximity (Mount/Unmount Detection)
  • Compatible with: Samsung Galaxy Note7, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge

Gear IconX – $199.99 at Samsung, Best Buy, B&H Photo

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Designed with fitness in mind, the Gear IconX by Samsung is the perfect workout partner for the active listener. With Gear IconX, you’ll enjoy superior audio in a totally cable-free package that includes stabilizing, wing tipped ear gels, a super-lightweight design and a compact, convenient charging case. Users can stream music directly from their phone, or use the built-in music player and not have to worry about carrying their phone to the gym or on those long walks or runs. 4GB of on board storage allows them to store up to 1000 songs directly on the headset for autonomous, phone-free listening. Add this to the built in activity tracker and heart rate monitor and take your workout to the next level.

Satechi Fast Wireless Charger – $24.99 at Amazon, satechi.com (on sale, save $15)

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With the Satechi Wireless Charging Pad, you can take your wireless charging experience to the next level. You no longer have to worry about attaching charging cables every time you wish to charge your device, simply place it on the charger and you’re good to go.

Satechi 60W 6-Port Multi-Port USB Desktop Charging Station – $29.99 at satechi.com and Amazon

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  • Simultaneously charge multiple Type-C and Type-A devices: features two high-power Type-C USB ports and four 2.4A Type-A USB ports.
  • Smart auto-detect charging technology: Ensures each device is getting its maximum charge and will adjust compatible devices to deliver best possible charge.
  • Charges most devices: Maximizes output power up to 60W / 12amps among 6 ports, charging multiple devices at full speed.

Type C, iOrange-E USB C to USB 6.6 Ft – $6.99 at Amazon with discount code CB67GY7Y (gold and silver only)

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  • Conforms to the USB Type C Specification version 1.1, standard 56kilohm identification resistor, which ensures a safe charging at 2.4A Maximum and the speed of data sync up to 480 Mbps. No damage to your wall charger adapter.
  • USB C to USB A cable, universal charging with your legacy USB Hub, PCs and chargers, no need to change another charger adaptor for your new USB C devices.

USB Type C, iOrange-E 2.3 Ft Type C Retractable Cable – $8.99 at Amazon with discount code LQBRLKAG

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  • Conforms to the USB Type C Specification version 1.1, 56kilohm standard identification resistor, which ensures a safe charging at 2.4A Maximum and the speed of data sync up to 480 Mbps. No damage to your legacy USB hub
  • Type C retractable cable, pull both side at the same time to get the ideal length as you want from 3 inch to 27 inch. Handy pocket size, and perfect for portable chargers

Quick Charge 3.0 USB Type C Car Charger – $14.99 at Amazon

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  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Technology: Charge compatible devices up to 4x faster than traditional chargers; Backwards compatible with all versions of Qualcomm Quick Charge Technology (1.0, 2.0 & 3.0)
  • Come with a USB-C Cable to Compatible with Your Latest Type C Supported Devices: Samsung Galaxy Note 7, OnePlus 3, LG G5, HTC 10, HTC ONE A9, Lumia 950xl /950 and more

JTD USB-C Type-C 10000mAh Ultra-High-Capacity Premium Portable External Battery – $29.99 at Amazon

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WIDE COMPATIBILITY: Output / Input type-C port and an extra type-A. Compatible with One Plus 2, Nexus 6P (2015), and other type-C supported smart phones and devices.

Spigen [Slim Armor CS] Card Holder [Gunmetal] Slim Fit Case – $15.99 at Amazon (save $24)

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  • Dual-Layered build & Air Cushion Technology® protects the device
  • Military-Grade Drop Certified to provide top quality protection for Galaxy Note7
  • Premium TPU protects against scratches from cards inside the compartment
  • Hidden card slots slides open / close horizontally to fit up to two cards

Caseology [Wavelength Series] Slim Galaxy Note 7 Case – $15.99 at Amazon, Caseology

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  • Soothing Texture: The three-dimensional pattern provides a secure, comfortable grip
  • Reliable Protection: A TPU sleeve and polycarbonate bumper keep your phone safe from falls

Spigen [Wallet S] Stand Feature Premium Wallet Case – $15.99 at Amazon

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  • Multi-purpose case for protection and functionality & Acts as both case and wallet for convenience
  • Features three cards slot and extra section storage for Galaxy Note7
  • Cover also functions as a stand for hand-free viewing
  • Reversible magnetic strap securely holds cover open and closed

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Screen Protector – $14.97 at Amazon

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  • FULL COVERAGE – iSmooth’s TPU Screen protector fits perfectly on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and will cover the entire front screen of the device including the Curved Edges or Bevels on all sides of the display of your phone. This is an Ultra Clear TPU screen protector, NOT a glass protector.
  • MAX PROTECTION – Case-friendly with anti-shock protection including the curved sides of your phone. Our screen protector will guard the display of your device against wear and tear, scratches, dust, smudges and dirt. The anti-shock surface is designed to provide maximum protection and will not affect the responsiveness of your touch screen.

SPARIN Sports Running Armband for Galaxy Note 7 – $9.99 at Amazon

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SIZING & COMPATIBILITY: SPARIN’s Double Adjustable Velcro Armband will fit almost any arm size up to 24.4″.

Galaxy Note 7 Screen Protector + Full Body, Skinomi TechSkin – $15.95 at Amazon and Skinomi

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  • The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Screen Protector is specifically designed using precise laser cutting technology to offer maximum full body coverage. Material flexibility allows total coverage even on curved devices
  • Self-Healing, flexible, tough, military-grade thermoplastic urethane, designed to absorb impact. The TechSkin is resistant against scratches, punctures, UV light and will not yellow

Skins from dbrand – price varies at dbrand.com

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  • Wide selection of different skins: carbon fiber, metallic, wood, leather, and more
  • High quality 3M material

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