Apple’s iPhone is already packed with premium tech, but there's a wide variety of accessories that will take the smartphone to the next level.
From desk stands to power banks and gaming controllers, there has never been more choice when it comes to add-ons. Much like the best iPad accessories, you may quickly wonder how you ever used your phone without them.
Many of the official extras for the latest iPhone 15 series will take advantage of Apple’s MagSafe technology. This is built into the back of the handsets and used to attach magnet-based accessories, including cases and wireless chargers. Do note that the majority of these add-ons only work with iPhone 12, 13 and 14 line-ups.
So if you already have an iPhone or are thinking about picking one up after reading our best iPhone guide, this article will list some of the best accessories in 2024.
All pricing was correct at the time of publication.
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Top iPhone accessories at a glance:
- Ring Light with Extended Tripod Stand, £22.99
- Anker Wireless Charger, £14.99
- Beats Fit Pro wireless earbuds, £199
- Ideal of Sweden Car vent mount, £29.99
- Gritin iPhone Stand,
- Anker PowerCore 20,000 PD,
- Apple AirTags,
- Razer Kishi for iPhone,
- Apple MagSafe Battery Pack, £99
- Kodak Step Instant Printer, £69.99
- Belkin BoostCharge 3-in-1 charger, £139.99
- DJI OM 4 Combo, £148.95
- Magnetic ring mount,
- Joby GripTight Pro 2 GorillaPod, £54.99
- Minthouz 3 in 1 Fast Charging Station,
- AirPod Cleaning Kit,
- TRYONE Gooseneck Phone Holder Stand,
The top 17 iPhone accessories in 2024
We've delved into the world of iPhone accessories to help you kit out your handset. Here's our guide to the top accessories that will enhance your iOS experience.
Ring Light with Extended Tripod Stand, £22.99
Aspiring YouTube or TikTok star, or simply want better lighting for Zoom calls? You need better desk lighting. Check out this 10-inch ring light, which comes with a 50-inch extendable tripod and a flexible holder for your smartphone. This model has three hues (Warm, Cool White, Daylight) and 10 levels of brightness for each.
Anker Wireless Charger, £14.99
If you want a wireless charger and don’t care for the MagSafe connection, then this product from accessory-maker Anker is a great option.
The PowerWave Pad will not be as fast as the official charger – with a 7.5W charge for the iPhone 12 and 13 – but it's more affordable. Do note that it needs the Quick Charge 2.0/3.0 wall adapter to enable the fast charging mode. Like Apple’s charger, that’s sold separately.
Beats Fit Pro wireless earbuds, £199
Released in the UK in January 2022, these new wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation are a must-have for exercise fans and boast seamless integration with iOS.
With the same H1 chip found in the AirPods Pro, these are a sporty alternative to Apple's iconic white buds that come with a unique wing-tip design that keeps them snug in your ears while working out. For more, here's our full Beats Fit Pro review.
Ideal of Sweden car vent mount, £29.99
The Ideal of Sweden car vent mount is a stylish magnetic smartphone holder that will look great with your iPhone.
You don’t have to mess around with any side panels of a traditional plastic mount, simply snap your device onto the circular front so you can follow Google Maps or take calls while travelling. It comes in four colours - silver, gold, pink and black - so there’s likely to be a design for you.
Gritin iPhone Stand, £8.59
If you are working or studying from home, you may want to consider a desk stand. The Gritin phone stand is a good choice, offering an adjustable holder that's made of solid alloy aluminium, plus rubber grips.
A gap gives easy access for a charging cable, and it comes in a variety of colours: black, grey, red, silver and rose gold. You won’t miss any notifications – and can even watch some YouTube clips on the side.
Anker PowerCore 20,000 PD, £49.99
This portable charger from Anker is compatible with all modern iPhones and will be a fantastic accessory for anyone who is travelling or likely to be away from a plug socket for extended periods of time.
The PowerCore Essential has a large 20,000 mAh capacity and will charge your iPhone 12 up to 50% in around 30 minutes. It will work with any other smartphone and can also be used to power Apple iPads.
Apple AirTags, £95 (4-pack)
Stick one of these little Apple-branded trackers onto your iPhone, and you will be able to quickly locate your smartphone.
It has a one-tap set up on iPhones and will work hand-in-hand with the FindMe app. Perfect for peace of mind for anyone who gives their smartphone to their young children and finds it mysteriously goes missing.
Razer Kishi for iPhone, £72.90
If you use your iPhone for gaming and want to help replicate a console experience – especially on titles such as PUBG Mobile or Call of Duty Mobile – the Razer Kishi is the peripheral for you. It connects via the charging port and clamps to the sides of the phone.
Sure, it looks more Game Gear than Nintendo Switch, but it gives you clickable analogue thumbsticks and a d-pad – that’s rare for mobile gaming.
Apple MagSafe Battery Pack, £99
This new accessory from Apple snaps onto the back of your iPhone phone via MagSafe, providing instant wireless charging even while you are still using the device.
The battery pack charges even faster when connected to a 27W or higher charger, but that power adapter and its cable are sold separately.
Kodak Step Instant Printer, £69.99
The iPhone camera is great – but if you want to share physical pictures, the Kodak Step instant printer will let you do just that. Taking inspiration from polaroid cameras, it connects to your phone via Bluetooth and pushes out 2x3-inch sticky-back photos taken directly from your Camera Roll.
A full charge will give you up to 25 of the prints. Is it a novelty item? Sure. Is it still kind of cool? Definitely, and great as a gift.
Belkin BoostCharge PRO 3-in-1 Wireless, £139.99
This "made for MagSafe" wireless charger is for Apple enthusiasts who not only have an iPhone, but also an Apple Watch and AirPods Pro. The Belkin BoostCharge powers all three devices at the same time, and thanks to a chrome finish it looks great while doing it.
When connected via MagSafe, (iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 models) the phone can be in either portrait or landscape, providing charging speeds of up to 15W.
DJI OM 4 Combo tripod, £148.95
If your iPhone is heavily used for taking video – maybe you need to shoot YouTube content or a new vlog – the DJI OM4 is a gimbal that will reduce shaky footage.
It's a high-tech and hand-held stabiliser that can be used to hold your iPhone steady. The Combo bundle comes with a sling pouch, a magnetic clamp, a wrist strap and a grip that transforms into a tripod. A great option for content creators.
Magnetic Ring Mount
As phones get bigger, we're noticing that it can sometimes be a little harder to hold them, especially if you're trying to snap a selfie with your arm outstretched. So, simple stick on this magnetic ring mount, hook your finger in, and say bye-bye to worries.
Joby GripTight Pro 2 GorillaPod, £54.99
Another accessory that will enhance your iPhone’s photo and video capabilities is the Joby GripTight Pro 2 GorillaPod – a flexible and versatile stand that can be used as a traditional tripod, a handheld rig or even curled around fixtures such as street light poles or tree branches.
It comes with a mount to add additional accessories, such as a microphone or portable light and is compatible with all sizes of iPhone.
Minthouz 3 in 1 Fast Charging Station, £26.86
Staying on top of which one of your devices need to be charged is tough, especially if you have limited plug space.
Luckily, the Minthouz 3 in 1 Fast Charging Station makes it easy to keep track, as it offers the space to charge your phone, AirPods and Apple Watch, all in one handy stand.
AirPods Cleaning Kit, £4.99
There's no more sure-fire to give someone the ick than having a dirty AirPods case, trust us.
Avoid this by investing in an AirPods Cleaning Kit, which includes a metal tip for deep scraping, brush and sponge, perfect for making your AiPods case look as good as new, as well as improving sound quality.
TRYONE Gooseneck Phone Holder Stand, £15.89
There's no more comfortable way to watch Netflix, YouTube or any other streaming service on your phone than with a Gooseneck phone holder stand.
This product easily attaches to your bed to ensure the comfiest possible viewing experience. Silicone pads on the clamp and a flexible arm mean that you can angle your phone however you'd like and be sure that it's not going to fall out of place.