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It’s no secret that cell phones are breeding grounds for bacteria and germs. Did you know that your phone is actually 10 times dirtier than a toilet seat? Gross!
With this in mind, it’s now more important than ever to adopt regular sanitization practices for the device that you likely use the most. Taking out the heavy lifting in this hopefully new routine, PhoneSoap has designed a gadget that simply sanitizes your phone — and as a welcomed bonus, it will wirelessly charge your device simultaneously.
And between Nov. 18 and Dec. 31, you can get 20 percent off your PhoneSoap order when the code “INTHEKNOW” is applied at checkout.
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2020 ushered in the trend of smartphone sanitizers. While some brands have introduced these gadgets to their product lineups more recently, PhoneSoap stands out as one of the OGs.
Designed to fit “all smartphones,” the PhoneSoap Wireless is said to kill 99.99 percent of harmful bacteria on the phone’s surface and it’s done in a completely dry and chemical-free process.
Here’s how it works: PhoneSoap Wireless uses UVC technology to kill germs on the surface of the phone. This is done through the use of lightbulbs located at the top and bottom of the device’s interior.
PhoneSoap Wireless also couldn’t be easier to operate. Simply place your device inside and close the lid — that’s it! Once the sanitization process has begun, the lightning bolt on the outside of the top cover will illuminate. When 10 minutes have passed, the lightning bolt will fade, indicating that the sanitization process has ended. You can, however, leave your phone in the PhoneSoap Wireless beyond this point if you would like it to continue charging.
If your device cannot be charged wirelessly, it will still be compatible as the PhoneSoap Wireless features a compartment that allows a charging cable to be inserted. This will allow you to charge your device or even listen to music while it’s being sanitized. An additional device can even be charged externally via the USB slot located at the back of the device.
Also proving that it is a one-size-fits-all-phones device, the PhoneSoap Wireless is “big enough to sanitize even the largest smartphones on the market.” And with the recent launch of the iPhone 12 Pro Max (the largest iPhone released to date), this should give every shopper peace of mind.
The fun doesn’t stop at phones — the PhoneSoap Wireless can also sanitize keys, credit cards, glasses, small remote controls and more.
Shoppers can’t stop raving about this product’s results and sleek design. In fact, the general consensus in the reviews is that it is a definite “must-have.”
“Highly recommend for personal use and a great gift idea especially since we’re all doing our best to add to our peace of mind during these unprecedented times,” one five-star reviewer wrote, adding that they use the PhoneSoap Wireless to sanitize their iPhone, cash and credit cards.
Those who are fans of the hit show Shark Tank will also be pleased to know that the device was actually first introduced on the popular series. In fact, one shopper admitted to first learning about it from the cult-favorite TV show long before making their purchase.
“I remember seeing this on Shark Tank a while back and now I use it daily,” the shopper wrote. “I work with the public daily so it’s very helpful during a pandemic when you’re trying to be cautious.”
It should be noted that this device has not been proven to kill COVID-19, but has been tested to kill 99.99 percent of germs found on the phone’s surface.
Don’t forget that between Nov. 18 and Dec. 31, you can get 20 percent off your PhoneSoap order with the code “INTHEKNOW.” Don’t miss out on this super rare deal.
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