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Peak Design Mobile Review

Dustin Abbott

November 14th, 2023

It’s no secret that I enjoy certain Peak Design products. All of my cameras have those red anchors hanging off them, as I enjoy Peak Design’s straps and carry solutions. I often use their Travel Tripod, and my overnight bag is a Peak Design Travel Backpack. The reason why I like Peak Design products is A) they are designed as a system, to work together, rather than as just standalone products and B) they come with a lifetime warranty. In a culture where so many products are only designed to last a few years, it is refreshing that PD’s products are built to last for the long haul. That was a big part of why I was interested in their approach to mobile, as it seems I burn through mobile cases every six months and they are literally ready for the trash. I’ve spent several months with Peak Design’s mobile ecosystem, and – no surprise – I’ve been impressed with a lot of the fine details. You can get my full thoughts in the video review below.

This is not intended to be a full text review (I recommend you watch the video review), but here are some of my notes from that review if you are more text oriented:


  • System leverages both a magnetic and mechanical lock called “SlimLink”
  • Mag-Safe compatible – works with my existing wireless charger and mounts.
  • Have used bike mount, car mount, mini-tripod, wallet accessory
  • Colors depend on phone (most choices for newest phones like iPhone 15).
  • Charcoal “Peak Design” color and finish that matches existing bags, backpacks, etc…
  • Nylon canvas finish (durable)
  • Stays slim. 
  • Very strong bumper
  • Buttons remain responsive
  • $39.99 USD
  • Guaranteed for life


  • Removable (move it from phone to phone – guaranteed for life)
  • Slim vs Stand ($49.95 vs $59.95)
  • Makes a kickstand
  • Still magnetically attaches
  • Won’t demagnetize cards

Bike Mount

  • Both mechanical and magnetic – does not come off.
  • Have cracked iPods and phones before with other mounts
  • Comes with spacers to assure fit
  • Comes with thumbscrew if you want to reverse it to film your ride
  • Can mount in vertical or horizontal position
  • $69.95

Car Mounts

  • Both charging and non charging options
  • $44.95 vs $79.95 USD
  • Low profile
  • Works with other magsafe phones and cases
  • Machined ballhead

Mobile Tripod

  • Use as a kickstand
  • Set at a variety of angles for filming, meetings, or FaceTime
  • Machined aluminum
  • $79.95

Creator Kit

  • Allows your phone to go on tripods, GoPro mounts, Peak Design Capture Clips, etc…
  • Arca compatible
  • Same locking mechanism as bike mount.
  • $49.95 USD


Purchase the Peak Design Mobile products here at a 10% discount.

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