5 Portable Sterilizers We Recommend

With a good UV light sterilizing device, you can clean surfaces like your laptop keyboard, doorknobs, toilet seats or frequently touched items like your smartphone.

With the fear of indirect contact transmission at an all-time-high, it’s no wonder that portable sterilizers are all the rage. Here are 5 portable sterilizers we recommend for you to keep your items squeaky clean.

Zygienic UV Phone Sanitiser ($58.49 after discount)

Using an innovative technology called Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI), the Zygienic UV Phone Sanitiser kills microorganisms at a cellular level by disrupting their DNA.

To clean your phone, place it inside, close the lid and push the button for the UV light start working. The disinfection is complete after 15 minutes and you will be notified by the built-in timer.

This sanitiser kills 99% of the germs on your phone and allows you to charge your phone during the 15-minute process of sanitising. The lid is designed to be translucent instead of opaque, just in case you need to check for an important message or call during the sanitisation process.

59S UVC LED Sterilizing Wand X5 ($108)

59S UVC LED Sterilizing Wand X5

If you want something that boasts a high level of versatility, the 59S UVC LED Sterilizing Wand X5 is the ideal product for you. It conveniently folds in half, making it easy for you to slip it in your bag to use whether you’re on a hotel staycation, in your car or at the office. Harnessing the power of UV light, the wand kills up to 99% of germs, viruses and bacteria on surfaces in just 59 seconds!

With a simple press and scan, you can use it on surfaces like your bed, car seat, laptop keyboard, and even your baby's pram. It offers wide wavelength coverage at 260-280nm and no water or chemicals are needed, making it the best choice when there is no toilet nearby. With strong, enhanced joints, it can be folded and unfolded up to 20,000 times, so it’s not likely to break when you need it the most.

For your safety, its inbuilt smart sensor shuts down the wand automatically when it is overturned during the disinfection process. There is also a child lock switch so you can leave it around your home without worrying about your child’s safety.

Evla UV Sterilizer Box (USD 169.97, approximately SGD231)

The Evla UV Sterilizer Box is built to sanitize your phone as well as your family’s items at the same time. Compared to other UV sterilizers that are usually built for certain items like smartphones, it offers much more versatility with its functional overall design.

Its spacious interior makes it large enough for all smartphone models, as well as larger devices like tablets. It can also accommodate your wallet if you are worried about the germs that linger on your cash! While the creators of the Evla UV Sterilizer Box originally designed it for family use to clean their children’s toys, there’s no stopping you from using it on other small items lke your earpiece, keys and masks.

A downside of this sterilizer is that the sterilization process takes 11 minutes, slightly longer than what we’re used to. However, if you want a peace of mind with a hospital strength UV sterilizer, opt for this trusted family sterilizer that’s safe for babies and is certified BPA, phthalate and lead free.

59S UVC LED Sterilizing Bag P55 ($149)

The 59S UVC LED Sterilizing Bag P55 is stylish and spacious bag that is best for on-the-go use on large objects that can’t fit in a smaller UV sterilizer. It strikes a great balance between function, style and portability.

Operating it is easy – simply place the item into the bag, zip it up and press the button on the front that has the 59S logo. The light on the button will start blinking. After 3 minutes, the light on the button will stop blinking and it is safe to remove your items.

Powered by 24 x UVC LED, the bag disinfects and eliminates up to 99.9% of germs without the use of water or chemicals. This is incredibly useful for when there is no toilet nearby or if you are sensitive to the chemicals found in disinfecting wipes. Weighing 620 grams with an easy-to-grip handle, it is the best option for those who are constantly out and about.

59S UV LED Portable Sterilizer X1 ($39)

Don’t underestimate the 59S UV LED Portable Sterilizer X1 – despite its small and compact build, it’s big on function.

Powered by 6x UVC LED, it can be used in two ways – handheld mode for multiple items or large items or standing mode for a single item like your smartphone. This gives you the flexibility to clean most sizes of items.

Measuring just 14 X 6.9 X 1.7cm, it fits in the smallest of bags and can be carried around easily. It weighs just 200g, so those who are used to traveling light won’t have to worry about too much bulk.

This sterilizer is able to accommodate most small items like your smartphone, eyeglasses, earpiece and mask. Instead of using alcohol wipes or hand sanitizer to wipe these items down, which is a cumbersome process, why not sterilize them in 59 seconds with this sterilizer?


It’s easy to curb the spread of germs by sterilizing frequently used items and surfaces you come into contact with.

While you can disinfect items and surfaces using wipes or a disinfectant spray, it’s not the most efficient way to do so and involves the use of chemicals; surely, you don’t want these chemicals to irritate your skin because of prolonged use!

Maintain a healthy, germ-free environment with one of these portable sterilizers and benefit from efficient and effective cleaning today.