Twelve South has unveiled its new HiRise 2 for iPhone & iPad ahead of the first batch of Apple’s latest smartphone delivering on Friday. Alongside new colors, the popular dock is now 33% smaller in comparison to the previous generation despite adding overall weight to support larger devices. There are two options currently available: the basic model does not ship with a Lightning or microUSB cable. The larger Deluxe comes with both and retails for $59.99 (a $20 surcharge over the smaller dock). Twelve South is also unveiling two new colors: matte black and white. This is a welcome addition that should play well with the iPhone 7.
Despite increasing the overall weight, Twelve South still doesn’t recommend charging a 12.9-inch iPad Pro on its dock. However, each iPhone (including the new 7/Plus), smaller iPads and other Lightning-connected devices from Apple are compatible. That means you’ll be able to power up your AirPods (via the charging case), Magic Mouse, and Apple Remote. An adjustable back support allows room for larger cases, such as Mophie’s juice packs.
iPhone’s New Home
Charleston, SC, September 13, 2016 – Twelve South is thrilled to introduce the ultimate home for iPhone. HiRise 2 is a newly refined version of our most popular charging stand. This beautiful stand features a new design, new colors and new functionality. We designed the new HiRise 2 with the user in mind. Taking cues from our customers’ feedback, the design has changed, but the quality and performance you’ve come to know and love, has not.
What’s New for HiRise 2?
One third smaller footprint to save space on your bedside or desk Twice as heavy for added stability with larger devices
Elegant curves that complement the design of iPhone 7
Two all-new colors (in addition to our classic Silver)
Technical Black: the perfect complement to Apple’s new Jet Black and Black iPhones Matte White: a design must-have to seamlessly fit in any home or office décor.
A perfect accompaniment to any setup, you’ll find that HiRise 2 is a must-have accessory for all your favorite spaces. At home, not only can you charge your iPhone and iPad, but also Apple TV remote, Apple AirPods and most third party game controllers. At the office this handy little stand will charge all your Apple Magic peripherals like Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Keyboard, keeping you on top of your game.
In addition to charging, the HiRise 2 creates the perfect place to use your devices hands free. Perch your iPhone atop the stand to raise your screen to a more comfortable height for FaceTime or Skype calls. Unlike many other stands, ours does not block or muffle the sound coming out of your iPhone 7 stereo speakers. Speakerphone calls are crisp and clear. HiRise 2 also lets you use iPhone or iPad mini as a second (or third) screen for keeping an eye on emails or your favorite iOS apps, like those for news, weather and sports.
With HiRise 2 you can stay focused and productive without being tethered to your desk. Pair your AirPods or Wireless Beats, plug in your iPhone or iPad, and rely on the power of the port to save you from draining your battery while listening to music or taking long conference calls. You can also park HiRise near your favorite Bluetooth speaker to stream hours of music knowing your iPhone will be fully charged when you’re ready to go.
Create a streamlined space wherever you plug in with our new HiRise 2. The Deluxe model includes both MFi-certified Lightning and Micro-USB cables, so you can keep your iDevices charged, and your on-the-go Mophie battery pack. HiRise 2 and HiRise 2 Deluxe available now at www.twelvesouth.com for $39.99 and $59.99 respectively.
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