Review of +LIFEGUARD 2.1A Dual USB Car Charger

Today I’ve got a quick review for you today of a product that I think is very useful, it’s a dual USB port charger from a company called +Lifeguard. The charger features two USB ports, one is a fast charger and the second on is a standard USB port. The charger is small and well made and it has a nice blue LED in it so you can find the ports in the dark in your car. Read on to learn more…

Specifications and Features


Dual USB Car Charger +LIFEGUARD 2.1A with +IQ Technology

Type: Dual USB Car Charger
Input: DC 12-24V
Output: 5V – 2.1A (Max)

Compatible Devices:
USB Output 1 (+IQ): All devices like iPad, iPhone, iPod, Tablets, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Google Phone, Motorola, Sony, cameras, power banks etc.
USB Output 2 (1.0A): Cell phones and other small usb devices.

Price: $10.97 (from Amazon at time of review)


The Review

The packaging for the +Lifeguard dual USB charger is just a small box. On the back of the box you’ll find a nice diagram pointing out all the parts of the charger.

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Once you get the box unpacked you won’t find much, no instructions, just the charger in a zip style bag. Instructions aren’t needed though, it’s simple to use, truly plug and play.



The charger is small at about 2 1/2 inches long and less than an inch in diameter. The top has the +Lifeguard logo and the bottom has the certifications. The charger seems very well made to me, very sturdy and I like the knurled grip around the end of it making it easy to remove.

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On the end you’ll find two USB ports. The top port is what they call the IQ port which is meant to charge your devices faster than a standard USB port. The bottom USB port is just a standard one like you’d find on any charger of this style.



For testing I plugged it into the power jack in my car, very simple to do. When you plug it in the ports will light up a nice blue color making it very easy to see the ports in the dark.



I charged my HTC One phone from both ports on different days and yes it does seem to charge faster with the IQ port.

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The +Lifeguard Dual USB charger is a great little device, one that I will be keeping in my car as it’s just perfect really.

There’s not much more to say about it, it’s well made and I love the blue LEDs in the USB ports.

The IQ port works as advertised, no issues there, it’s faster than the normal USB port which is great in my opinion.


+Bright LEDs to help you see ports
+Well made product
+Fast charging port
-None really


score-10-10 Recommended

Grading Scores Out of 10
Overall score-10-10
Design / Aesthetic score-10-10
Value / Price score-10-10
Performance / Usage score-10-10



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