10 Must-Own iPhone Accessories For 2019

There are the basic accessories every smartphone owner needs, like a charging cable and protective case, and then some additional accessories that can come in handy, from portable Bluetooth speakers to screen protectors and portable power banks. And there are new twists on basic accessories that will appeal to fashion or function sensibilities (or both).

Whether he’s all business, fun, or simply looking for gadgets that can help enhance his experience no matter what he’s doing or where he is, here are 10 great iPhone accessories that every one should own this year.

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10 Charging Stand Holder for iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch

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If he owns an iPhone and other Apple products like an Apple Watch and AirPods earbuds, this handy charger is a neat way to recharge them all at the same time on your bedside night table or office desk, or even in a `hotel room while traveling.

It can accommodate the newest iPhones, or dating back to the 6S. Keep in mind that you will need to use your original Lightning cable and the original wireless charger cable for the Watch in order to charge them using this device.

9 Jack Spade Color-Block Hybrid Case

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This refurbished case for the iPhone X (it’s available for other models, too) is designed with grey fabric covering the top three-quarters, and black on the bottom in a color-block pattern. It offers a sophisticated look for men from the late designer Kate Spade.

The soft materials offer a secure and comfortable grip, while the case itself shields the expensive phone from scratches. And because it’s ultra-slim, it doesn’t add a ton of bulk to the device.

8 REDESS Wireless Bluetooth Beanie

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This outdoor sport knit hat is a great way to listen to tunes from your iPhone during cooler days and nights, or while engaged in winter sports, without having to bring earbuds with you, or place headphones overtop the headwear. It has stereo speakers built right into it, as well as a microphone for answering incoming calls.

It connects to the phone via Bluetooth, and the battery lasts for up to four hours of continuous playtime, or up to 30 hours of standby. When it’s ready to wash, just remove the speaker driver and battery and pop it into the washing machine.

7 Tech Armor Apple MFi-Certified Lightning to USB Sync/Charge Cable

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You can never have too many charging cables – it’s good to keep several around the house, one in your bag, another at the office, in the car, and so on.

This one is a great option for use on the go since it’s ultra-tough, made with Kevlar and a tough-braided extra strong jacket so it won’t get frayed easily while stuck at the bottom of your backpack or briefcase, or kept in the car. Running two feet long, it’s durable and keeps the cable shielded from heat while maintaining flexibility.

6 iWalk Duo 3,000mAh Backup Battery

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What’s particularly awesome about this portable battery bank is that it comes with built-in Lightning and microUSB charging cables, so you don’t need to bring along a cable separately as well. Just plug the connector directly into your iPhone, and charge away. Then tuck the cord neatly back into the unit when you’re done.

With a 3,000mAh battery, you should be able to recharge your phone a few times over before the unit itself will need recharging (this will depend on your iPhone model and typical usage.) It comes finished in an attractive gold patterned design to match the sleek and expensive look of the smartphone or get it in more basic black.

5 Leather Wallet Case

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This leather wallet case for the iPhone – there are versions to fit from the 6 up to the XS – is multi-functional, thanks to its eye-catching and clever design. In addition to offering full-body protection of the phone, it also has three credit card slots that can be used for things like ID and hotel key cards as well, and a compartment for cash.

Made from cowhide PU leather, you can also prop the phone up in a horizontal position to watch a video using the built-in kickstand design. The magnetic closure snaps it closed and raised edges prevent scratches on the screen. It comes in six attractive colors.

4 HaloVa Phone Ring Holder

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Any Batman fan will love this cute phone ring holder that affixes to the back of the iPhone or its case, and can be used as a finger grip for added stability while texting or taking selfies, as well as a kickstand. It rotates 360-degrees so it can hold the phone up in horizontal mode when you want to watch movies.

It uses 3M pressure sensitive adhesive that can be washed with water to restore the stickiness if it comes loose, or you want to switch from one case to another. The part that sticks to the phone is shaped as the iconic Batman symbol, so you can showcase your fandom of the character, even on a boring black case. It comes in black, red, or silver.

3 Bike and Motorcycle Mount for iPhone

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For guys who love to hit the open roads on their motorcycles or bicycles, this mount will come in really handy. Fitting a variety of mobile devices, including the latest iPhones, it can fit all handlebars from 0.6” up to 1.4” in diameter, easily mounting your phone so you can follow GPS directions, take calls, control music playback, and more while you ride.

The adjustable grip offers 360-degree rotation via the rubberized ball and bracket design. It holds the phone tight, even with a case on it, so you can safely keep your hands on the handlebars without worry that the phone will fall off.

2 LG Tone Ultra SE HBS-835S Wireless In-Ear Headphones

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These headphones will allow him to listen to tunes while working out at the gym, commuting via public transit, going for a walk, or while relaxing at home thanks to the tangle-free, wireless design.

With JBL-tuned sound, you can retract the earbuds for the most comfortable fit, then put them back inside when you aren’t listening for neat storage while the neckband remains around your neck. Answer calls or listen to audio via the built-in mono speaker. He’ll get up to 15 hours of music listening and 13 hours of talk time – more than enough to fly to Japan and back without needing a battery boost.

1 Beats by Dr. Dre Beats Pill+ Speaker

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This portable Bluetooth speaker is, as the name implies, shaped like a pill, but offers big sound when he wants to listen to tunes without headphones. It has an active two-way crossover system, and 12-hour battery life to last for an entire backyard party. Use it to play music or as a speakerphone; you can also charge your iPhone while listening using the included Lightning cable.

In the U.S., it comes with a free three-month subscription to Apple Music. Available in the PRODUCT(RED) finish, with a portion of the purchase price going towards funding AIDs research, it comes with a soft carrying case. You can also get it in the less flash black or white finishes of this speaker from the brand that’s known for its youth-friendly headphones.

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