PRODUCT REVIEW: ProClip offers simple, safe iPhone car use

Michael James

The easy-to-attach ProClip mount in a 2010 Subaru Outback.

When I received my ProClip in the mail I was skeptical. Why would I want to car mount my iPhone where I could easily see it?

I didn’t want an iPhone distracting me from my driving. I have always synced my phone to my car and thrown the phone in a inconvenient storage area — never to be seen again while driving.

Not any more. iOmounts has paired its patented, infinitely rotatable, magnetic mount with the uber-slick, auto dashboard mounts from ProClip USA.

The easy-to-attach ProClip mount in a 2010 Subaru Outback.
The easy-to-attach ProClip mount in a 2010 Subaru Outback. Image © Bruce Aldrich, 2013

With ProClip, my mobile phone usage habits have totally changed. The phone is held in my ProClip where I can easily see it with a quick glance.  When the phone rings, I still answer it through the car’s system, but now I can see who is calling. When I get a text, I can easily read it and respond with a single touch to Siri.

Proclip is a no-brainer in cars without syncing capabilities. Even if you can sync, it’s nice to have the phone in a handy mount where all functions are readily available with a one-hand touch.

My ProClip easily mounted in my 2010 Subaru Outback as advertised. It took about one-minute to get a professional-looking mount that did not damage my dash in any way.

I have a magnetic swivel mount that holds the phone solidly and the look is custom. ProClip has custom mounts for hundreds of cars, all easily determined from the company website.

For additional information, visit: https://www.proclipusa.com/.

Contributing editor Bruce Aldrich is editor/publisher of www.tahoetruckeeoutdoor.com.

Article Last Updated: August 7, 2023.

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