Must-have Smartphone Accessories

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Get the keys to the electronics candy store with this sweet 16 essential accessories for the smartphone. Enhance the gaming experience, take better pictures and video, or study nature through a microscope with incredible add-ons for your mobile phone. There are a large range of iPhone 6s or Samsung Galaxy S7 accessories you can purchase on eBay.
Charge your phone wherever you are with no need for plugs
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Portable Charger

Every smartphone user knows that sinking feeling when their battery is about to run out. Stay charged on the go with a portable charger that is small enough to fit in your pocket and filled with enough juice for multiple energy reloads. 

Protect your phone to US military standards
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Funky Protector

Stop cracked screens and damaged covers with a protective case. Funky design and tough materials go hand in hand with some phone protectors, like the Snow Lizard for iPhone, constructed to US military shock standards with a built in battery to give the phone around 150% battery life, plus a solar charging panel.

You'll never lose your phone down the back of the sofa again
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Fob Finder

Never lose your smartphone or valuables again, even when they are stuck in the back of the settee, with a smart key fob or tag. Kensington's Proximo connects to an app on your phone using Bluetooth, can link up to five valuables and uses a proximity meter and alert to warn you when you are near them or leaving them behind. 

The Smart Button is a great choice for the lazy phone user
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The Smart Button is a great choice for the lazy phone user

Smart Button

Take control of a smartphone’s functions with a clever smart button that fits into the phone’s headphone jack. Use an app on the phone to assign functions like flashlight, take a picture, send an email or surf the web at the click of a button, without having to go through all the menus and options.

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Mini Tripod

Get the most out of smartphone photography with a mini tripod for improved still shots. Cut out wobble and blurry images with a tripod that conveniently fits into a pocket. Add in a tool like the Glif or Sidekic that works as a stand and a tripod holder to give true flexibility. 

Get creative with different lenses on your smartphone
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Get creative with different lenses on your smartphone

Lens Kits

Experiment with photography using a lens kit. Macro, fish-eye and even telephoto lenses are available for smartphones to enable up-close fine detail shots, panoramic, distorted or long-range pictures. Get serious about shots without buying a professional camera.

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Turn your phone into a microscope

Scope Science

Play amateur scientist and examine nature in all its glory with a smartphone microscope attachment. Get real close up detail of everyday materials like salt or sand – great for kids science projects or the naturally curious.

Carry an incredible sound system around in your bag
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Woof and Tweet

Solve the problem of weedy sound from phones with a quality portable speaker. Get the ultimate bass and treble performance from a music library with a wireless bluetooth unit from Jawbone or Bose: Hours of stereo satisfaction that fits neatly into a handbag or backpack. 

Get true guitar sound through your smartphone
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Get true guitar sound through your smartphone

Guitar Stomp

Tune a bass or electric guitar and add sound effects using a stomp box that plugs straight into a smartphone. Musicians can tweak their live sound, or experiment at home or in the studio, adding effects like distortion or reverb using a phone app. 

Link your lens to WiFi to enhance performance
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Link your lens to WiFi to enhance performance

Lens Camera

Kick photography to the next level with a portable lens camera. Sony (QX10 or QX100) and Kodak (SL10 or SL25) make lens cameras that link up using WiFi or NFC to the smartphone to provide high performance enhanced zoom and great quality lenses for all round better pictures and video. 

Fitbit wrist straps monitor exercise and link to an app
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Fitbit wrist straps monitor exercise and link to an app

Fitness Tracker

Keep track of exercise and work on improving fitness with a tracker. Clip on or wristband trackers monitor movement, calories burned and how much exercise remains to complete daily requirements. Great tool for anyone on a health kick or looking to boost their daily activity levels.

Enhance sound recordings with the iRig Pre
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Enhance sound recordings with the iRig Pre

iRig Pre

Turn a phone into a mobile recording studio with the iRig Pre, a pre-amp that accepts a high quality XLR microphone input. Add better sound to video, create great quality voice recordings or record a music demo straight onto the phone. 

Enhance your gaming experience with a control pad
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Enhance your gaming experience with a control pad

Control Pad

Everybody loves to play games on their smartphone so why not enhance the experience with a plug-in game controller. Transform the phone into a precision gaming system and achieve the high score.

Everything you could need, on your wrist
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Smart Watch

Smart watches tell the time just as well as ordinary watches but either offer the same functionality as a smartphone or pair up with one to let you control texts, calls and other alerts without taking the phone out. Run apps from the watch too, such as fitness trackers, music players or camera apps.   

Augment reality, using your phone
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Augment reality, using your phone

Sphero Robot

Sphero is a robotic ball game controlled using a smartphone. Inside the ball are an accelerometer, a multi-axis gyro and motors that can send it speeding off in any direction. Download and play apps while steering Sphero around or play augmented reality games in the house or outdoors.

Control and record videos with a drone and your smartphone
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Control and record videos with a drone and your smartphone

Phone Drone

Take off into the wild blue yonder with a mobile controlled drone. Parrot's AR Drone can record HD video on the wing plus flight information using GPS. Director mode even lets you choose movements like a movie director. Control it all from an app on your smartphone. 

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