6 iPhone accessories every man needs

For all those times when your iPhone simply isn’t enough there’s a whole industry dedicated to making gadgets that can make it go further, do more and look better. But there’s now so much out there that it’s almost impossible to sort the wheat from the chaff, so we’ve done it for you. You’re welcome, gentlemen.

Anker Astro Mini iPhone Charger

Supercharge your iPhone with the Anker Astro Mini. The streamlined portable battery, can add more than a full charge or 9 hours of additional talk time to your iPhone. Described as the “battery choice for  secret agents”, you’ll never run out of juice again while playing HitmanGo.

Anker Astro Mini available for £13.99 from Amazon



Olloclip 4-in-1-Lens

Fisheye makes everything better and this handy piece of kit gives your iPhone camera new capabilities including wide-angle, fish-eye and two macro lenses. But don’t get caught taking selfies, instead, use it to become an Instagram sensation.

4-in-1 iPhone Lens for £59.95 from the Apple Store



Case-Mate Carbon Fibre Case for iPhone 5S

Crafted from the same material as a formula one car. Lightweight, luxury and weaved of carbon fibre threads, with a touch of aluminium. The ultimate case if you’re an F1 gentleman.

Carbon Fibre iPhone Case for £39.99 from Selfridges.


LifeProof Armband

Possibly the toughest looking accessory around. This armband enables you to listen to music, access your favourite fitness apps & make calls while you exercise. Built to withstand heavy terrains, seawater, dirt, snow & high vibration environments. Made of breathable spandex and silicone allows for a comfortable fit, whatever the weather.

LifeProof Armband and Swimband for £39.95 from John Lewis.



Ted Baker Bluetooth Speaker

Looking more like a vintage Leica camera than a bluetooth speaker, this fusion of leather, brushed aluminium and wireless electronics makes it a pleasure to take your music with you.

Available for £199 from John Lewis




Bose Noise Cancelling QC3II Headphones

Whether it’s the planes, trains or kids causing a din, these noise-cancelling headphones will help you listen to your music in peace. With a 25 hour rechargeable battery and a soft-cushion fit, you can drift away for hours.

Available for £299 from John Lewis



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