In October, TechCrunch broke the information that PopSockets was growing its personal line of MagSafe-compatible merchandise that can help the brand new wi-fi charging capabilities of the iPhone 12 gadgets. Today, on the (digital) 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, the corporate formally launched its upcoming merchandise for the primary time. The new line will embody three MagSafe-compatible PopGrips, a pockets with an built-in grip, and two mounts.
The first of those is the brand new PopGrip for MagSafe, which is able to magnetically connect to MagSafe-compatible circumstances for iPhone 12 gadgets.
The design of this PopGrip clears up some confusion over how a PopGrip (the spherical, poppable dongle that folks usually consider once they consider “PopPockets”) will work with a MagSafe gadget. Instead of attaching simply on the base of the grip itself, the grip is built-in into a bigger base which attaches to the case.
Meanwhile, the grip has a swappable high so you possibly can change the fashion of your PopGrip everytime you need with out having to purchase an entire new accent.
This grip may even be suitable with PopSockets PopMount 2 cellphone mounts, together with the brand new PopMount 2 for MagSafe, launched immediately.
The PopMount 2 for MagSafe will launch as two options: PopMount for MagSafe Multi-Surface and PopMount for MagSafe Car Vent. As described by their title, each merchandise will magnetically connect to iPhone 12 gadgets both at dwelling or whereas on-the-go.
For those that use the brand new PopGrip for MagSafe grip, they’ll be capable of depart the grip on then let the mount’s magnets connect to the bottom.
Also new is an up to date PopWallet+ for MagSafe, which is mixture pockets and grip that lets customers carry as much as three playing cards that now attaches magnetically to MagSafe-compatible cellphone circumstances for iPhone 12 gadgets. The pockets has an elastic sock so you possibly can extract your playing cards with out having to take away the pockets from the again of the gadget, and it now features a defend to guard bank cards from magnetic harm. The grip right here is swappable, too.
There are additionally two variations of the PopGrip Slide changing into accessible. One, the PopGrip Slide Stretch may have increasing arms that connect mechanically to the edges of most cellphone circumstances, together with iPhone 12 circumstances. You can slide this grip to the underside of the cellphone to function a portrait stand or to connect MagSafe equipment, with out having to take away the grip.
The PopGrip Slide for iPhone 12 is principally the identical factor, however designed to suit the Apple Silicone circumstances for iPhone 12 gadgets, extra particularly.
Among the primary of the brand new equipment to hit the market would be the PopGrip for MagSafe and PopWallet+ for MagSafe in spring 2021.
The PopGrip Slide Stretch will launch March 21st on PopSockets.com and in choose Target places forward of a broader rollout. The PopGrip Slide will launch May 1st on PopSockets.com and in Apple Stores. And the PopMount for MagSafe line will launch in summer time 2021.
The firm additionally introduced a number of different non-MagSafe merchandise, together with the PopGrip Pocketable, which streamlines the grip when collapsed so the the floor is flat; the PopGrip Antimicrobial, which has an embedded silver-based remedy for defense; and the PopSockets x SOG PopGrip Multi-Tool, made in collaboration with SOG Speciality Knives, which features a PopGrip with a removable multi-tool.
The firm didn’t share an actual timeframe for these merchandise apart from “early 2021.”