Seven mobile phone stands for watching TV and films on the go, both for iPhones and Android smartphones

These props and cases with kickstands are great for hands-free viewing of TV and videos on those long plane and train journeys

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 09 May, 2017, 5:00pm
UPDATED : Tuesday, 09 May, 2017, 5:00pm

Odoyo KickFolio

Designed for the iPhone 7 Plus, this red, black or sandy grey case (HK$199) has a polished leatherette-look, and a metal kickstand that props it up horizontally. There is also space for a few credit cards. Available from

Obliq Naked Shield

Really simple stuff; the Obliq Naked Shield (HK$104.50) is a completely clear, easy to fit bumper case, with a pop-out kickstand for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. Available from

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The AirHook

An clever idea for long aeroplane and train rides, the adjustable AirHook (HK$195) securely mounts a smartphone or tablet by using a tray table in its vertical locked position as an anchor. It also has a fold-out cup holder. Available from

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CM4 Q Card

Why not make your own kickstand? This case (HK$195) for the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus lets you use a credit card or ID card to prop up your phone at two viewing angles. Available from

Moshi Kameleon

Available only for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the kickstand on the Moshi Kameleon (HK$438) lets you put the phone into either portrait or landscape modes. Also includes ‘military-grade’ drop protection. Available from

Manfrotto White

A solid case (HK$180) for the iPhone 6 Plus designed for photographers, there’s a detachable kickstand accessory and a built-in ¼-inch tripod mount to allow your phone to sit on any mini tripod. Available from

Obliq Skyline Advance Pro

This two-in-one case (HK$104.50) for the LG G5 smartphone has a built-in stand for viewing video and shock-absorbing padding on the corners to protect against drops. Available from