This sleek $26 leather wallet with RFID-blocking technology is a hit with Amazon shoppers

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An RFID blocking wallet can help keep your personal information safe. (Image via Getty Images)
An RFID blocking wallet can help keep your personal information safe. (Image via Getty Images)

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Keeping your personal information safe is a top priority in the digital age. Aside from complex passwords and being wary of scams, one way to protect your information is with an RFID-blocking wallet.

Radio-frequency identification (RFID)-blocking wallets can help keep your accounts safe from getting hacked and block risky RFID signals from stealing your credit card info, as well as any other card in your wallet that has an embedded RFID chip. Although experts say RFID theft is rare, having an RFID-blocking wallet makes it one less thing to worry about when you leave the house — especially if you're travelling.

If you're looking to upgrade your wallet to something with RFID-blocking technology, the Cochoa Leather RFID Blocking Wallet available on Amazon Canada might be for you.

Cochoa Men's Leather RFID Blocking Wallet

Cochoa Men's Leather RFID Blocking Wallet - Amazon Canada
Cochoa Men's Leather RFID Blocking Wallet - Amazon Canada

$26 at Amazon

The details

Chochoa’s bi-fold leather wallet features two windows to hold your most used identification cards like your drivers license and health card, as well as 10 credit card slots. The wallet is available in nine different colours.

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What people are saying

This versatile bi-fold wallet has earned an impressive 4.6 -star rating based on more than 800 customer reviews. Amazon shoppers have called the wallet “well designed, slim and soft” and an “excellent wallet” for everyday use.

“Plenty of space for cards,” one shopper wrote. “I like the good quality leather.”

“The quality is top notch” another echoed.

Cochoa Men's Bi-Fold Leather RFID Blocking Wallet - Amazon Canada.
Cochoa Men's Bi-Fold Leather RFID Blocking Wallet - Amazon Canada.

“Fits into pockets easily,” an Amazon customer wrote.

Others have called the wallet “durable” and “reasonably priced” considering it features RFID technology.

While there’s plenty of positive reviews online, some shoppers said they wish the wallet featured “a band to keep it closed” while others have said it’s “a bit larger” than expected.

Verdict

If you're looking for a leather wallet that helps protect your information from RFID scanners, Chocoa's Leather RFID Blocking Wallet might be for you. However, if you're looking for something that's ultra-slim and stays closed on its own, you might want to forego this online purchase.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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