11 best mobile phone accessories

From Lego cases to wireless photo printers, we find the most innovative, useful and fun bits of kit for your phone

Of course you know that signing that two-year contract isn’t the last you’ll be paying for your mobile phone. You need something to keep it safe when you drop it, for a start.

But there are plenty of other accessories to help you get the most out of your gadget. Most phones now have Bluetooth, so a wireless speaker is a cool extra. And decent headphones are essential. But there are also more off-the-wall gadgets to help you watch TV or check on the weather outside your house.

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Verdict

There should be something here that will suit you, and your smartphone. Cases are plentiful, but not all equal – the Goo.ey is one of those gadgets that once used you find more and more uses for. And the Mophie Space Pack gives iPhone users a feature (expandable memory) that they’ve envied Android users for. If you’re only thinking of buying one accessory for your phone, a rechargeable battery like the Just Mobile Gum++, is one of the most compelling. No longer will you have to think twice about checking emails and Facebook to your heart’s content, knowing that the battery means you won’t run out of juice.

Buy now

1. Goo.ey Phone Case, from £15

2. SanDisk Ultra MicroSD Card, £13.99

3. Mophie Space Pack, £129.99

4. Philips In.Sight HD M120G, £129.95

5. Monster Superstar Bluetooth speaker, £99.95

6. Belkin Lego Builder iPhone case, £24.99

7. Sennheiser CX300-II Headphones, £29.95

8. Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 Printer, £137.85

9. TVman Pocket Mobile TV Hotspot, £59.99

10. Netatmo Urban Weather Station, £139

11. Just Mobile Gum++ Gold, £62.45

 

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