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Surprise: Coronavirus-killing UV phone sanitizers are back on Amazon

Smartphone Sanitizers That Kill Coronavirus

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  • We recently told you about a few different smartphone sanitizers on Amazon that use UV-C light to kill bacteria and viruses like the novel coronavirus on smartphones — they sold out within hours of our coverage.
  • Now, in a surprising turn of events, two of the most popular models we have covered in the past few weeks are both back in stock on Amazon and ready to ship out next week.
  • As an added bonus, we also found a tiny portable UV sterilizer that can zap bacteria and viruses on jewelry, and it’s only $17.99 right now if you hurry.
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It is believed that there are two main ways people become infected with the novel coronavirus. The first way is by not adhering to strict social distancing guidelines and inhaling “micro-droplets” that float in the air and carry the virus. These microscopic droplets enter the air when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or even just speaks or breathes, and you can easily catch COVID-19 if those droplets get in your mouth, nose, or eyes.

The second common way the novel coronavirus spreads is through contact. Infected people touch surfaces and leave behind active virus that can then be picked up and transmitted when a healthy person touches the same surface. Of course, you can’t just absorb the novel coronavirus through your skin. An infection can occur when you get the virus on your hands and then touch your face. Alternatively, the same infection can happen when you transfer the virus from your hands to the filthy cesspool that is your smartphone, and then ultimately to your face.

Everyone knows smartphones are filthy, but things like Clorox and Lysol wipes are still almost impossible to come by. How should you clean your phone so you can kill bacteria and viruses like the Novel coronavirus? Smartphone sanitizers that use UV light are the best tool for the job, and several popular models that have been best-sellers among our readers are now back in stock at Amazon.

First up, the top-selling HoMedics UV-Clean Phone Sanitizer Case is back and ready to ship. This compact UV cleaner case pops open like an accordion and your phone goes inside. Zip to closed, attach the zipper pull to the magnetic safety, and press the button on the top to start sanitizing. I like to do two passes on each side just to be safe.

HoMedics UV Clean Phone Sanitizer, UV Light Sanitizer, Fast Germ Sanitizer for Cell Phone, Make… List Price:$34.99 Price:$31.10 You Save:$3.89 (11%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Next up, we have the HoMedics UV-Clean Portable Sanitizer Bag with much better coverage and much more internal space so you can fit all kinds of other objects apart from just your smartphone. It’s available right now in two colors and a third will be in stock next week — you can save $20 if you opt for that third version and wait a week.

HoMedics UV Clean Sanitizer Bag Portable UV Light Sanitizer, Fast Germ Sanitizer for Cell Phone… List Price:$79.99 Price:$44.99 You Save:$35.00 (44%) Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

As an added bonus, we also just came across a tiny little sanitizer called the Munchkin Portable UV Sterilizer. It won’t fit a smartphone since it’s so compact, but you can easily carry it with you anywhere and it’s great for sanitizing jewelry and other small objects. Clip the on-site coupon and you can get one right now from Amazon for only $17.99.

Price:$17.99 Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

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