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Looking for a unique gift idea? Save big on PhoneSoap's phone sanitizers just in time for Valentine's Day

Kate Mendonca
·Shopping Editor
·5-min read

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All PhoneSoap devices are BOGO 50% off just in time for Valentine's Day. Image via PhoneSoap.
All PhoneSoap devices are BOGO 50% off just in time for Valentine's Day. Image via PhoneSoap.

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Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love and show your loved ones that you care, and what better way to ensure their safety than by keeping their phone free from germs?

PhoneSoap was one of the first products on the market to harness the disinfectant power of ultraviolet light and transform it into a piece of everyday essential technology. Their unique germ-killing cell phone cleaners and chargers took the internet by storm last year, and even earned the stamp of approval from scientists.

PhoneSoap Pro

PhoneSoap Pro. Image via OtterBox.
PhoneSoap Pro. Image via OtterBox.

The newest addition to the PhoneSoap roster of phone sanitizers boasts twice the bulbs as previous versions for a clean phone in half the time.

SHOP IT: PhoneSoap, $120

Just in time for the holiday, PhoneSoap is making it more affordable to stock up on their selection of UV Phone Sanitizers for yourself and your loved ones. Everything on their site is currently marked down to buy one, get one 50 per cent off — meaning you can enjoy a PhoneSoap for yourself while also sharing the love.

Whether you’re looking for a device that you can take with you on the go, or are after one that can disinfect multiple objects at once, simply add two PhoneSoap products to your cart and the second item will automatically be marked down to 50 per cent off.

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How does it work?

Ultraviolet (UV) light, a type of electromagnetic radiation, is a short-frequency wavelength that many of us are familiar with thanks to the vivid colours it produces when held under black light. Not only is it responsible for suntans (and sunburns), it’s been used for over 100 years in hospitals and labs to maintain sterile environments.

UV light can be separated into three categories: UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C, and while similar, each type results in dramatically different effects. While UV-A rays penetrate deep into the skin and can cause premature aging, UV-B rays are responsible for sunburns and are a key factor in potentially causing skin cancer.

Although UV-C rays emitted from the sun don’t actually reach us here on Earth, manufactured UV-C effectively penetrates into the genetic material of microorganisms, rendering them unable to reproduce. This non-chemical approach to disinfection makes it a safe and inexpensive way to remove potentially harmful bacteria from surfaces.

What shoppers are saying

The PhoneSoap 3, one of the brand’s earliest and most popular products has earned a 4.8-star rating from more than 2,800 shoppers who have all been impressed by its cleaning and disinfecting properties.

“So easy to use. Open the lid, insert item, close lid and let it do its magic. A quick 10 minutes, the light will turn off and the germs will be eliminated,” reads one five-star review. “You can put cell phones, keys, credit cards, work ID cards and even the dirtiest thing that we put our hands on, that people love and are willing to touch in excess, money! This item will give you the peace of mind that you have been looking for in these crazy times.”

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Not only are they a practical choice for those who are looking to keep their belongings clean and germ-free, they also make a great gift idea.

ALSO SEE: 17 Valentine's Day gift ideas for her at every budget: Affordable gifts your girlfriend, wife will love

“With all of the issues surrounding staying safe these days, I bought one for myself and 3 for gifts. Everyone loves them and we are all in a routine to clean our phones and keys everyday! Thanks PhoneSoap. You made 4 new friends,” reads one review.

“I gave the PhoneSoap 3 as a Christmas gift and the person I gifted it to really likes how clean his phone comes out. Now I want one for myself!” echoes another.

Browse through the entire selection of PhoneSoap products below, and take advantage of this sale now through Feb. 14.

PhoneSoap 3

PhoneSoap 3. Image via PhoneSoap.
PhoneSoap 3. Image via PhoneSoap.

At just $80, this model is your most affordable bet to clean and disinfect your devices all at once.

SHOP IT: PhoneSoap, $80


HomeSoap. Image via PhoneSoap.
HomeSoap. Image via PhoneSoap.

The HomeSoap has a roomy interior that fits devices up to the size of an Apple iPad Pro, and features an interior that offers 27 times the sanitizing space of the original PhoneSoap.

SHOP IT: PhoneSoap, $200


AirSoap. Image via PhoneSoap.
AirSoap. Image via PhoneSoap.

Another new addition to the PhoneSoap lineup, only this time it harnesses UV light with air purifier technology that kills and captures even the smallest viruses that HEPA filters might miss.

SHOP IT: PhoneSoap, $400

PhoneSoap Wireless

PhoneSoap Wireless. Image via PhoneSoap.
PhoneSoap Wireless. Image via PhoneSoap.

Simply place your device directly into the PhoneSoap Wireless hub to charge and sanitize your phone without the need of connecting a charging cable.

SHOP IT: PhoneSoap, $100

PhoneSoap Go

PhoneSoap Go. Image via PhoneSoap.
PhoneSoap Go. Image via PhoneSoap.

This battery-operated version of the PhoneSoap is ideal for busy days on the go, or if you’re already waiting for the return of travel.

SHOP IT: PhoneSoap, $100

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