With a new iPhone expected out this fall, you might already be getting the itch to upgrade your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. To counteract that “old phone” feeling, you can pick up some of the latest and greatest iPhone accessories. Some of the newest iPhone accessories are really creative and fun, and they’ll help you fall back in love with your device. Plus, many of these accessories will also work with future iPhone models. Here are some of our favorite new iPhone 6 accessories, as well as a few cool iPhone 6 Plus accessories. Our list includes iPhone camera accessories, cool iPhone cases, and power accessories to keep your iPhone fully charged all day long. Looking for more accessory ideas? Check out our guide to the best iPhone 8 accessories.
1. Xtender Pro iPhone Selfie Stick
A new model for 2015, this selfie stick works with the iPhone 6. It’s also backed by a money-back guarantee, making this a nice option for people who are in the market for their first selfie stick. Unlike some selfie sticks that rely on battery power, this battery-free selfie stick just requires the use of a built-in cable. The stick extends up to three feet, which should be sufficient for most selfie shots.
Looking for an even cheaper stick, or thinking about splurging on a top-of-the-line model? You can also check out some iPhone-compatible selfie sticks in our post on the best selfie sticks, or see some iPhone 6-specific recommendations in our guide to the best iPhone 6 selfie sticks.
Price: $29.95 (50 percent off MSRP)
2. Trident Athena Series Privacy Glass Screen Protector
This privacy glass screen protector was just released this month. Trident sent us a sample of this screen protector so we could see first-hand just how quickly it installs, and how well the privacy film blocked prying eyes. This screen protector is available for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as many other smartphones and tablets. This screen protector is a scant 0.2mm thick, and is designed to repel oil, scratches, and smudges. The Athena series of screen protectors has a 9H surface hardness rating, which means that it’s tougher than steel, emeralds, or sapphires. I tried to scratch it with my keys, and couldn’t leave a mark.
Our sample screen protector from the Athena Series installed quite quickly, and without a single bubble. While it did come with both a microfiber cloth and a cleaning wipe, it would have been nice if this screen protector also came with a suction cup. That added accessory would have made it a bit easier to remove and reposition the screen protector. Overall, however, this iPhone 6 screen protector was quick to install, and it provides a nice measure of privacy for anyone who doesn’t want someone reading over their shoulder.
You can see some other options in our post about the best iPhone 6 screen protectors.
Price: $29.95-$34.95, depending on option selected
3. Aerb Apple Watch Stand
If you own both an Apple Watch and an iPhone 6, this bedside stand is a great accessory. It is compatible with both the 38mm and 42mm sizes for the Apple Watch. This bamboo stand also gives you a place to display your iPhone 6. The stand is a nice way to prevent your Apple devices from getting scratched or damaged, while also making the display easy to read while the devices are getting charged.
Price: $13.99 (72 percent off MSRP)
4. ZVE Multifunctional Cigarette Lighter Cover For iPhone 6/6 Plus
Available for both iPhone 6 and and iPhone 6 Plus, this cool case is a great choice for smokers or beer drinkers. This lighter case can light up to 250 cigarettes before needing a quick recharge. If you want a case that’s colorful and unique, this is a solid choice.
Price: $16.99-$18.99, depending on option selected
5. ALM mCAMLITE Stabilizer Mount with Video Lens & Mic For iPhone 6 Plus
Love shooting movies on your phone? This cool stabilizer mount lets you take your home movies to the next level. There are interchangeable lenses, including a wide-angle macro combo lens. If you love videography or photography, check out this cool kit.
Price: $132.95 (5 percent off MSRP)
6. Twelve South HiRise For iPhone
This cool iPhone charging stand looks cool, and keeps your phone at the perfect height to read when texts or other notifications come in. This charging stand works with the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and other Lightning cable iPhone models. HiRise is unique because of its height-adjusting cable clips and movable rear support. This allows HiRise to work with most cases on the market today, so you won’t have to remove your case to charge.
7. Dog & Bone Backbone Qi Wireless Charging Case Starter Pack
Frustrated by the iPhone’s lack of wireless charging? You can make your iPhone Qi-compatible by using this starter kit from Dog & Bone. In addition to making your phone Qi-ready, this case also has the added benefit of meeting military drop test (MIL STD 810F) standards. It can handle a drop from up to four feet. Once you grab this kit, you might decide you want an extra wireless charger to keep at the office. Check out our list of the best wireless chargers if you want some suggestions.
Price: $84.95 (33 percent off MSRP)
8. PERI GoCharge Ultra Slim 3200mAh Portable Power Bank With Integrated Lightning Cable
If you splurged on a gold iPhone, it just makes sense to buy other iPhone accessories that mirror that golden hue. This portable power bank is a great buy for anyone who has been frustrated by poor battery life. The integrated Lightning cable is a nice feature, as it means you don’t need to keep track of a separate cable.
Price: $49.99 (29 percent off MSRP)
9. Mega Tiny Corp Selfie Case
Available for the both the 6 and 6 Plus, this cool case is ideal for selfie addicts who don’t like walking around with a bulky selfie stick. This case has a unique texture that allows it to stick to walls, with no adhesive required. You can use it to take a selfie, but it also lets you mount your iPhone on a wall to read recipes or watch beauty tutorials on YouTube.
Price: $39.99 (33 percent off MSRP)
10. Renny: The Smart Home Phone & Loud Wireless Ringer
Constantly losing your iPhone in your home? Renny can help you find it by turning on your phone’s alarm. But Renny is more than a physical version of Find My iPhone. It’s also a home phone alternative that works with your existing cellular service. Even if your iPhone is on silent or vibrate, the Renny system ensures that you know a call is coming in. Renny automatically connects to one or two smartphones wirelessly when within 200 feet, making this great for single people or couples. Too busy to talk? You can say “Answer” or “Ignore” out loud to deal with any incoming call. And if that wasn’t enough, Renny is also a music streaming station.
Price: $139.99 (30 percent off MSRP)