Comes in black or white; 4.3-inch frame. Uses USB to charge included batteries. Fan can also be used to charge your phone. This option can run 6 hours on a charge (on maximum). Solid build, good design. Comes with a diffuser sponge for essential oils. Strong clamp.
Fan is a bit on the loud side. Some complaints that it arrived missing parts such as batteries.
Well made but lightweight. Powerful and quiet. Provides good airflow. Frame is 7 inches. Affordable. Comes with a 4-foot USB cable, although you can also run it with a DC cable (not included). Rotates 360°.
Some customers felt this option wasn't powerful enough and didn't provide enough airflow. Only has one speed.
This 7.5-inch tall fan runs on USB or rechargeable battery for flexibility. Speed dial adjusts wind to maximum of 10.5 feet per second. Offers 360° rotation, both vertical and horizontal. Clips anywhere you need it. Sturdy clip, but durable if dropped.
Some report the fan's power suffers when the USB is plugged in, and the rechargeable battery doesn't last long.
Available with red or transparent blades. 7 inches wide. Has both high and low settings. Pushes out a good amount of air. Runs very quietly. 360° vertical adjustment. Comes with a 3.9-foot USB cable. Lightweight and durable.
Reports that this fan gets progressively louder the longer it runs. Some buyers felt it was cheaply made.
Available in a variety of colors. Uses little power and runs quietly. 6-inch frame. Strong clip is useful for mounting this option anywhere. Solid construction. 360° rotation.
Some felt this model isn't that strong and doesn't blow out enough air. Reports of fan shorting out after a couple months; some arrived missing parts.
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A USB fan is a small fan that can plug into any USB port. These are usually a personal fan designed with convenience and portability in mind. USB fans sometimes come with a clip, which allows you to position them easily on a computer screen, in a tent, or on a stroller. A USB fan may come with rechargeable batteries. Expect the diameter on a USB-powered fan to be about 3” to 9”. While USB fans often have more than one speed setting, they do not push as much air as their larger AC-powered counterparts. Cable lengths on the USB cords are not usually very long.
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