Andru USB phone charger (review)

The Good The Andru USB charger is painfully cute and has a solid, premium construction.

The Bad Andru takes up a lot of room on multiple-outlet power strips and it's pricey compared with third-party chargers.

The Bottom Line If you can get past its $25 price tag, Andru perfectly combines form and function in the ideal phone charger for an Android lover.

Editors' Rating
  • Design 8.0
  • Performance 8.0
8.0 Overall

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Review

Charming and useful for any Android fan

As I mentioned in my review of the Boombotix Boombot 2, vinyl toy figurines aren't my thing unless they can provide a function. And sometimes, even one function can be enough.

Let's just get one thing clear: the Andru USB charger is basically a $25 phone charger from Gen. You know, that thing that essentially comes free with your phone. It's a steep price to pay for a monofunctional device, but you'll undoubtedly be using it every day. Plus, what can I say? It's as cute as hell.

Design
The Andru comes in three different colors: green, black (also known as Andru Dark), and white (called Andru Chill). When plugged in, its eyes light up, and can change color. For the original Andru, the eyes will glow blue when it's charging and white if it's on standby.

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