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. At present, on the (digital) 2021 Shopper Electronics Present, the corporate formally launched its upcoming merchandise for the primary time. The brand new line will embrace three MagSafe-compatible PopGrips, a pockets with an built-in grip and two mounts.
The primary 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 after they consider “PopPockets”) will work with a MagSafe system. As a substitute of attaching simply on the base of the grip itself, the grip is built-in into a bigger base that attaches to the case.
In the meantime, the grip has a swappable high so you’ll be able to change the type of your PopGrip everytime you need with out having to purchase an entire new accent.
This grip may also be suitable with PopSockets PopMount 2 telephone mounts, together with the brand new PopMount 2 for MagSafe, launched in the present day.
The PopMount 2 for MagSafe will launch as two options: PopMount for MagSafe Multi-Floor and PopMount for MagSafe Automobile Vent. As described by their identify, each merchandise will magnetically connect to iPhone 12 gadgets both at residence or whereas on-the-go.
For individuals who use the brand new PopGrip for MagSafe grip, they’ll be capable to go away the grip on, then let the mount’s magnets connect to the bottom.
Additionally new is an up to date PopWallet+ for MagSafe, which is a mixture pockets and grip that lets customers carry as much as three playing cards and now attaches magnetically to MagSafe-compatible telephone circumstances for iPhone 12 gadgets. The pockets has an elastic sock so you’ll be able to extract your playing cards with out having to take away the pockets from the again of the system, 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 can have increasing arms that connect mechanically to the edges of most telephone circumstances, together with iPhone 12 circumstances. You may slide this grip to the underside of the telephone 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 mainly the identical factor, however designed to suit the Apple Silicone circumstances for iPhone 12 gadgets, extra particularly.
Among the many first 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 21 on PopSockets.com and in choose Goal areas forward of a broader rollout. The PopGrip Slide will launch Might 1 on PopSockets.com and in Apple Shops. And the PopMount for MagSafe line will launch in summer season 2021.
The corporate additionally introduced just a few different non-MagSafe merchandise, together with the PopGrip Pocketable, which streamlines the grip when collapsed so the floor is flat; the PopGrip Antimicrobial, which has an embedded silver-based remedy for cover; and the PopSockets x SOG PopGrip Multi-Device, made in collaboration with SOG Speciality Knives, which features a PopGrip with a removable multi-tool.
The corporate didn’t share a precise time-frame for these merchandise in addition to “early 2021.”