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Kickstarter: Peak Design Launches a Complete Mobile Accessory Ecosystem

An innovative connection system unites beautifully designed cases, mounts, and accessories

San Francisco, CA (October 2020) –Peak Design, the worldwide leader in crowdfunding and everyday carry solutions, has launched a revolutionary ecosystem of mobile cases, mounts, and accessories. Built around a proprietary low-profile connection system, Mobile by Peak Design aims to make your phone a better tool for everything you use it for, from navigation to communication, creativity to recreation.

Prior to the release of Mobile by Peak Design, clunky, bulky, unattractive mobile accessories hindered users’ attempts to obtain a seamless, compact mobile carry experience. Peak Design addressed this with a groundbreaking piece of mounting technology named SlimLink. With a stack height of just 2.4mm, SlimLink minimizes bulk on your phone and mounting devices and facilitates both soft-locking (magnetic) and ultra-secure, hard-locking (mechanical) mounting functionality. To achieve the SlimLink architecture, a zirconia

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ceramic insert is surrounded by an array of magnets and then embedded into each Peak Design Everyday Case. “Phones are the most powerful tools in the world, and our goal was to create the most powerful accessories for them” commented Peak Design Founder and CEO Peter Dering. “We’ve been developing the SlimLink architecture for 4 years, and we didn’t stop until our cases and mounts looked better, felt better, and worked better than anything else out there.”

The consumer starting point for Peak Design’s mobile accessory ecosystem is the Everyday Case, a durable polycarbonate phone case wrapped in Peak Design’s custom high-performance nylon canvas fabric. The case—available for iPhone (including iPhone 12) and Samsung devices—supports wireless charging and strikes an ideal balance between ruggedness, protection, and refined aesthetics. A slim, adhesive-backed Universal Adapter is also available that works with nearly any phone or hard, non-textured case. Peak Design intends to support additional phone models in the months and years to come.

To complete the ecosystem, Peak Design has launched a wide array of instantly-swappable accessories, including mounts for cars, bicycles, motorcycles, home/office, a mobile wallet, and accessories for photographers and filmmakers. Each accessory was developed by a team of engineers over the course of 2 years and designed to outperform leading competitors in ease-of-use, form factor, ruggedness, and aesthetics. All accessories are built from premium materials, individually serialized, and guaranteed for life. The range of products illustrates the versatility and security of the SlimLink mounting technology, which supports activities from Facetiming to downhill mountain biking.

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koenkooi

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Interesting, this would solve a number of really-low-priority problems I'm having, but as with everything Peak Design: is it worth spending the money? I've been happy with everything I've bought so far, but it isn't something I'm buying on a whim. Tripod + bike mount + case + creator kit + universal adapter is >$150.
 

Canon Rumors Guy

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Interesting, this would solve a number of really-low-priority problems I'm having, but as with everything Peak Design: is it worth spending the money? I've been happy with everything I've bought so far, but it isn't something I'm buying on a whim. Tripod + bike mount + case + creator kit + universal adapter is >$150.
I was interested in a case and a couple of the mounts, but my phone isn't supported.
 

marathonman

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Doomed ;-)
Pay December. Wait until May for items that you can buy now from elsewhere (if you really don't already have them).... Hope that if you receive the item(s) in May that you don't then upgrade your device in October next year.

I've bought plenty of PD stuff and I'm sure this will be over-subscribed. But do I really need to wait 6 - 8 months for a wireless charger or a bike mount?
 
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fiendstudios

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I love my Peak Design capture-clips! This, however.. seems interesting at most. I like the idea, but I want a case for my phone, not a "sticker"-like universal adapter. The wallet-thing looks terrible! To large and everything.
The car-holder/charger seems nice but I dont want to put something on my dash board that might damage it with the glue. They are way to expensive aswell.
 

Andy Westwood

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Peak Design gear is so cool! I have their anchor straps on my camera bodies making it quick and easy to add a leash or strap on the occasions I use one, when out of a studio setting.

The mag mount on the new iPhones and no doubt other brands that will copy the concept is right up PD’s street.
 
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RickD

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Another internet begging/funding product. Nope.
I'm not sure how this can be considered begging. If you contribute a predefined amount, you receive one of the end results of the project, at a considerable amount below the MSRP.

Given that this isn't a new company, and that PD are known for quality products (I have one of their slings), I think it's a pretty good business model, given that the products come to fruition
 

brad-man

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This is now their business model, and frankly it has some merit considering the very real demand for growth at any cost created when a company seeks venture capital.
It has always been their business model from the beginning. It evidently is working for them. They have a decent amount of my money...