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Manfrotto's Klyp+ case turns the iPhone 6 into a more serious camera

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The Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is the latest iteration of the firm's photography-enhancing case
The Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is the latest iteration of the firm's photography-enhancing case
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The Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can be used with lenses, an LED light, and a kickstand/tripod mount
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The Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can be used with lenses, an LED light, and a kickstand/tripod mount
The included kickstand/tripod mount means the Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can be used on a tripod
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The included kickstand/tripod mount means the Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can be used on a tripod
The kickstand/tripod mount which is included with the Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
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The kickstand/tripod mount which is included with the Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
The LED light which can be attached to the Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
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The LED light which can be attached to the Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
There are a variety of Klyp+ lenses which can be used with the Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
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There are a variety of Klyp+ lenses which can be used with the Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
The Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is the latest iteration of the firm's photography-enhancing case
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The Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is the latest iteration of the firm's photography-enhancing case

The Manfrotto Klyp+ for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the firm's latest photography-enhancing smartphone cases, and as the name would suggest, are designed specifically for the most recent Apple iPhones. In addition to protecting the iPhone for bumps and knocks, the new Klyp+ cases allow users to attach Manfrotto lenses to create different effects. They can also be used with a clip-on LED light, and easily mounted on a tripod.

The latest version of the Manfrotto Klyp+ case is considerably sleeker and more stylish than previous models. This is especially true if comparing it to the original Klyp from 2012. The new model is made from polycarbonate with TPU accents and provides a protective bumper for your smartphone even when not on photographic duty.

The textured rear of the cases, which come in white, black, or red, means users will be able to maintain a better grip on their iPhone when taking photos, while having enough space to attach a strap offers additional protection. However, it's the possibility of using the case in conjunction with its accessories which is going to appeal to iPhoneography fans, though unlike the Moment case there's no physical shutter button.

Around the lens of the iPhone, the Klyp+ case features a lens thread connection for connecting Manfrotto's optional Klyp+ lenses which includes a fisheye, a 1.5x and 3x telephoto, a wide angle and macro, a super wide angle and a polarizer. Like various other smartphone lenses, such as those from OlloClip or Instalens, these screw-in optics allow iPhone photographers to capture much more varied images.

The Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can be used with lenses, an LED light, and a kickstand/tripod mount
The Manfrotto Klyp+ case for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can be used with lenses, an LED light, and a kickstand/tripod mount

Users can quickly and easily attach the optional Manfrotto LED light or the included kickstand/tripod mount to the Manfrotto Klyp+ for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 version weighs 36 g (1.3 oz) while the iPhone 6 Plus version comes in at 48 g (1.7 oz). Manfrotto would probably also like you to use its KLYPapp+ app which allows photographers to choose between manual and auto modes, to set focus and exposure independently, and to clap to shoot.

The Manfrotto Klyp+ cases for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are available now priced at US$25. They can also be had bundled with various combinations of Manfrotto lenses, lights and tripods, which can also be purchased seperately.

Product page: Manfrotto Klyp+ for iPhone 6

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