PopSockets is saying that it’s making its iconic phone holders compatible with MagSafe. When Apple introduced that equipment would be capable of connect to the iPhone 12 with MagSafe, many individuals instantly considered PopSockets — together with the company itself, which introduced it was engaged on including compatibility. Now, it’s lastly on the level the place it’s placing out an announcement and a launch window.
PopSockets is planning on bringing MagSafe to fairly just a few of its merchandise, however first, in fact, is the well-known PopGrip. Now, if you wish to cost your cellphone wirelessly, you gained’t must buy PopSockets’ specialized wireless charger. The MagSafe model may have a bigger base than many PopSockets customers could also be used to, which might be to supply house for the “no-slip” rubber backside. Hopefully, that can preserve the PopSocket from sliding off when going out and in of your pocket, like Apple’s personal MagSafe pockets is considerably notorious for.
Talking of wallets, PopSockets can be saying a magnetic model of its PopWallet Plus, which is basically a pockets with a PopSocket in-built. Like Apple’s model, it is going to embrace a defend meant to guard any playing cards which might be liable to get erased by magnets.
As well as, PopSockets is unveiling two mounts that can use MagSafe: one for dwelling (dubbed “Multi-Floor) and one for the automobile. The corporate notes that the brand new PopGrips will work with present PopSocket mounts, however the brand new mounts will work magnetically, although it’s not clear in the event that they’ll additionally use the PopSocket as an additional mechanical grip.
The press announcement had another notable merchandise, together with an antimicrobial model of the PopGrip (it’s an indication of the occasions), and a multitool PopGrip that’s a collaboration with famed knifesmith SOG. The PopGrip and PopWallet Plus for MagSafe are slated to launch in spring of 2021, and the PopMounts must be coming in the summertime. No phrase has been launched on pricing.