In this holiday season, you might be interested in checking out useful and popular accessories for your iPhone or iPod Touch, especially since most of them will be available at discounted rates. But then there are literally hundreds and thousands of iPhone accessories out there in the market and choosing the best ones amongst them is not an easy task at all. So, we did the hard work for you and collected a list of popular iPhone accessories which you can buy this holiday season or anytime later as they are still useful and precious!
If you are looking for that little extra that makes your iPhone unique or that enhances its features, protects it from scratches or the elements, or that just shows off your techie-leading status, then read further.
List of ‘Must Have’ iPhone accessories
Nothing feels better than having the freedom to do the things we love without being tied down by wires. The CERULEAN F1 gives you the freedom of wireless sound from your iPod, mobile phone or computer. It delivers crisp, clean stereo sound and superior headset functionality in a sleek and compact design that’s attractive, easy to use and feature filled.
JayBird Bluetooth stereo headset is designed for streaming stereo music and making calls with Bluetooth-equipped mobile phones. It switches from music to calls with the press of a button. It’s one of the smallest Bluetooth stereo headsets around. It’s comfortable, secure, and stays on in extreme conditions. Plus, it has been engineered for sports use, so the headset is water- and sweat-resistant. The headset has noise and echo suppression technology. It comes with Lifetime warranty against sweat.
3. iPhone 3G/3Gs Ribbon Leather Case by OCTO
This stylish iPhone 3G/3Gs case from OCTO is made from a rich Italian leather complimented with a soft microfibre interior and finished with custom stainless steel fittings. Made using a seamless techiquue so the case is unique in that no seams or stitching is visible. It is incredibly thin yet is rigid enough to protect your iphone 3G screen from breakage. The iPhone can be quickly and easily removed by pulling on the ribbon on the back of the case. It is available in a variety of colours (Red, Black, Wine, Light Brown, Dark Brown, Navy), and in plain or crocodile effect embossed leather.
Running, weightlifting or biking – whatever your forte, Sportwrap is there to keep your iPod or iPhone moving with you.Whether you’re hitting the road on your bike or on foot, Sportwrap will help your iPod keep up the pace.Sportwrap was designed by a team of workout enthusiasts to be the most comfortable and functional armband ever made. The neoprene body and adjustable strap are trimmed with a soft stretchable material that allows the entire armband to mold to perfectly to fit your arm, and the face is clear flexible plastic that allows full access to all controls. Sportwrap’s unique one-piece design keeps the iPod in place, offering stability that other armbands do not.
5. Rapid Car / Auto Charger for the Apple iPhone 3G
Rapid Car / Auto Charger can charge all of your mobile devices on your daily commute with only one cord. Custom designed to safely meet the needs of any nomadic professional; Gomadic Rapid Charger provides a versatile solution to the confusing mass of cords taking up space in your glove compartment; allowing you to safely focus on the road. In addition; this product; like all Gomadic products; is backed by a lifetime warranty.
iPhone being Apple’s product is expected to deliver rich music experience, which indeed it does with its headphones. But what if you are in a mood to share it with everyone around you? Just dock it on Altec Lansing T612. It claims to be the first docking speaker to be made especially for iPhone. The Altec Lansing lives to its reputation with great sound quality and stylish looks. This dock also supports the iPod. You can also dial and receive calls while the iPhone is docked and playing music, and resume when the call ends. It comes with a remote for controlling all of its operations.
7. External Backup Battery Charger for iPhone
Does your iPhone deplete its battery early in the day while you are still out and about? Let this no longer be your problem or issue!! Simply plug the handy, light weight, portable GIESSBACH iPHONE BATTERY BOOSTER into the input port of the phone and it is business as usual. The charger is designed to attach directly to the phone. No messy attaching wires. It will more than double the usage time of the phone. Or you can simply attach the charger and, if not used, will fully recharge your depleted phone in about 2 hours.
Chargepod bundle Pack, six devices on one outlet, six popular adapters included. Can charge Blackberry and Apple devices. It just costs $34. It is compatible with thousands of mobile devices such as iPods, cell phones, Bluetooth headsets, PDAs, digital cameras, navigation units, mp3 players, digital readers and portable gaming systems.
The Defender series offers a fully interactive case that enables complete usability of the iPhone’s touchscreen and access to all buttons. And you can sync and charge your iPhone right through the case. Ideal for frequent travelers and business professionals as well as everyday users who want added protection, OtterBox Defender cases provide three layers of bump, scratch and drop protection.
The Joby Gorillapod Go-Go is a mobile entertainment kit designed to allow users to hold, position, or attach a variety of electronic devices anywhere on the go. From cell phones to PDAs to MP3s to digital cameras, the Gorillapod Go-Go works with virtually every mobile device in practically any situation.
XM SkyDock lets you enjoy live Satellite Radio anywhere you drive using your iPod touch or iPhone. Get commercial-free music, live sports, news and exclusive entertainment through your existing vehicle radio with easy Do-It-Yourself installation. Tag songs and easily purchase from iTunes and expand your personal music library. The SkyDock charges your iPod touch or iPhone while you listen – unplug it and go, with a full charge.
Designed especially for the iPhone 3G, the revo2 continues the revolution, and delivers a new, higher level of coverage, style, quality and design. This silicone case that covers all surfaces, ports, and controls on the iPhone protects it from scratches, dust and from even accidental drops! It features a touch-compatible ViSOR, an ultra-clear polycarbonate scratch resistant screen guard. It also comes with a cool “privacy film” which prevents others from seeing your iPhone screen.
13. Nokia Bluetooth car kit
It might seem odd that that I am recommending a Nokia accessory for an Apple product, but the Nokia Bluetooth car kit works great with the iPhone. With its 2.2 inch display, Bluetooth connectivity and excellent audio quality, the Nokia Bluetooth Display Car Kit CK-15W is an indispensable companion for you, your car, and your compatible mobile device. The large display is easy to read, giving you an overview of key functions at all times.
Protect your iPhone from scratches, smudges and fingerprints with this durable magical sheath. Simple yet practical, the Power Support Anti-Glare Film Set allows easy and all day use in sunny or high glare environments. Ultra thin and can be used with any case. Reduces glare and sunlight exposure. Covers entire face of your iPhone 3G , maintains LCD brightness and attaches using static-cling. No sticky glues used for adhesion.
15. iPhone/iPod Dual Charging Station
The Richard Solo dual charging station is backed by a full satisfaction guarantee. Charges any iPhone including 2G/3G/3GS or iPod (except shuffle). The charger comes with several adjustable cradle sleeves for a snug fit. A cool blue LED halo encircles the base and both ports, letting you know your devices are connected and charging without further guesswork. LED lighting may be switched on or off as desired.
The Vuzix Corp Wrap 310 video eyewear is a new class of video eyewear offering designer styling with unmatched features and performance. The virtual 55 inch Wrap 310 screen offers unmatched performance. It displays both standard 4:3 and 16:9 screen formats and plays 2D and 3D movies and videos. Its support for all common formats of 3D video offers maximum media compatibility.
The Sidewinder Deluxe is the most complete carrying and cord storage solution available in a single product. A sleek smart holster, a retractable sidearm cord winder, and a sleek stand-alone scratch-resistant clear Flexi-Shell case are all included in this versatile product. The protective shell provides a sleek, low-profile carrying case ideal for use in a pocket, purse, or bag.
Beats by Dr. Dre is simply one of the best iPhone accessories on the market. This is one of the best iPhone accessories because it allows you to listen to your music in high definition. These headphones were developed by Dr. Dre along with engineers and a renowned industrial designer – so you know they are incredible. It comes with a steep price tag. However, if you wish to listen to music in high definition, this is a great iPhone accessory for you.
Of-course, this is not an exhaustive list, feel free to suggest new additions or slam the current ones. Our aim is to make this list as perfect as possible. Over to you!
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