The launch of the iPhone 5 was an omen for the cresting wave of new accessories, preparing to crash into retail shelves in the coming weeks and months. Just one week after the device hit the market, companies are already aiming to take advantage of the enormous consumer base that is being pushed into converting to 30-pin "Lightning" compatible accessories. Here are just a few of the recent products being offered in the iPhone 5's infancy.
iOttie One-Touch Windshield and Dashboard Car Mount
The iOttie Car Mount's purpose is to simplify the functionality of the accessory by providing a "one touch operation system", which means that both mounting and removing the iOttie can be achieved with a single finger motion. The mount advertises an "innovative super strong sticky suction cup" to assure that it doesn't become unfastened mid-drive. The iOttie is also made of heat resistant material. The accessory can be purchased on Amazon.
iLuv's Stereo Speaker Case
iLuv is offering a portable speaker pouch that protects the iPhone 5 is a "sturdy and convenient zipper pouch," with a hanging clip and Velcro strap included. The case also straps to bike handlebars, allowing for secure portability. The speaker itself runs on three AAA batteries, which are not included with the purchase of the product. The case also fits iPods, MP3 players, and the Samsung Galaxy 2. Check out iLuv's official site to buy the accessory.
ILuv Sports Armband
The iLuv Sports band is not unlike conventional accessories of its type, but promises to "hold and protect your iPhone 5 while providing a secure fit" and to "prevent moisture build-up from sweat." The armband's frame is reflective for nighttime jobs or bicycle rides.
A deluge of accessories is sure to flood the market soon, so readers should keep their eyes peeled for further updates from Latinos Post.