Standr stand for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: Minimalist, yet functional

As the person who gets to write a lot of accessory reviews here at Apple World Today, I see many iPhone stands that are either too bulky to carry with you all the time, too fixed in one position to be useful, or too expensive. The Standr (€3.99, about $4.54, postpaid) is a completely minimalist iPhone stand that's inexpensive, tiny, and perfect for mobile use. 

Made in two colors -- black or white -- the Standr is simply a precisely designed little rectangle of plastic with a notch in it. However, slide that notch onto a side of an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and you'll find that you can prop your phone up in either a portrait or landscape orientation.  It weighs less than .1 ounce (3 grams), and the only issue you may have is finding it in a backpack or briefcase pocket.

It's perfect for watching videos, but my favorite use for the Standr so far is propping my iPhone 6 Plus up and typing into writing apps using my beloved Logitech Keys-To-Go Bluetooth keyboard. Check out this short video showing how well the Standr works:

Conclusion: I felt that the Standr worked very well in landscape mode, but it was very tricky to get the iPhone 6 Plus to stand in portrait orientation -- I actually used two Standrs for a very stable portrait stand. The device only works on iPhone 6 or 6 Plus without a case, so if you protect your iPhone with a case, you'll need to take it off before using the Standr. 

Apple World Today Rating (out of 5 stars possible): ★★★★