The Lab: SP Connect mount phone to bike

Prefer to hold all of your data proper at your fingertips? We’d simply have the reply. SP Join are identified for his or her versatile, well built-in telephone mounts. We’ve been testing their newest energy couple, the Cellphone Case SPC+ and Wi-fi Powerbank SPC+, to see if they will hold it collectively on the paths.

SP Join Cellphone Case SPC+ & Wi-fi Powerbank SPC+
Tester Erik | Length: 3 months
Weight Powerbank 146.8 g, Cellphone Case 42.4 g (iPhone 14 Professional)
Value: Powerbank € 79.99, Cellphone Case € 39.99 | Producer’s web site

Cellphone Case SPC+

The brand new SPC+ case is a big step up from its predecessor – in response to SP Join, it’s considerably lighter, 40% slimmer, they usually suppose it’s extra fashionable too. The refined, thinner design means it’s now formally MagSafe appropriate, which implies you possibly can wirelessly cost your smartphone whereas it’s magnetically connected. That stated, we discovered that our smartphone received moderately scorching whereas charging this fashion.

Regardless of its new lighter bundle, the telephone case shows SP Join’s acquainted sturdiness and safety. Facet buttons in your telephone are absolutely protected however nonetheless straightforward to make use of, whereas different vital factors, like your digital camera, function strengthened shock-absorbing inserts for added safety.

Intelligent: The facility financial institution sits between the common mount and your smartphone.

SP Join have retained their patented 90° twist-to-lock mechanism, which securely attaches telephones onto the handlebar mount. The mechanical locking system is backed up by magnets, which maintain the telephone in place. The magnet within the smartphone’s case additionally grips onto metallic surfaces, which will be an added bonus for some. If you happen to’ve beforehand dabbled in SP Join merchandise, you’ll be happy to listen to you don’t must buy the whole lot model new as the most recent SPC+ comes with an adapter that works with all their earlier mount fashions. There’s the choice to make use of their Velcro-fixed Common Mount (€ 29.99) in your bars or stem, or swap out your standard high cap for his or her Micro Stem Mount (€ 9.99). Our fast verdict for each choices: Delicate designs and most definitely inside price range. Take a look at our in-depth check of the trade’s finest smartphone mounts right here.

Protected: The case and energy financial institution are related with a twist lock mechanism.

Wi-fi Powerbank SPC+

We’ve most likely all been there… An ever-dwindling battery and the sinking realisation that you just’re nonetheless fairly removed from dwelling. Luckily, the brand new SPC+ wi-fi energy financial institution with its capability of 5,000 mAh retains your telephone topped up by way of its case all through your journey. Typical nominal capacities for smartphones are between 2,500 and 5,000 mAh, however in our expertise, wi-fi charging usually falls somewhat quick on the acknowledged 5,000 mAh capability.

The facility financial institution reveals its remaining battery life by way of LEDs, and includes a USB-C In & Out Port for charging itself and different bits of substances.

If you happen to’re generally known as the route grasp who drains their telephone battery on navigation apps, you’ll now be capable of hold the battery boosted as SP Join let you slot the SPC+ energy financial institution instantly between your telephone and mount with none actual penalties. As for different bits of substances that want charging? Use the USB-C port freely for just about the whole lot else.

You possibly can both mount the SPC+ telephone case onto your bars utilizing the Common Mount, or onto your stem with the model’s Micro Stem Mount Professional. And sure, adaptors can be found.

SP Join clearly know what they’re doing in terms of protecting telephones safe whereas using and batteries topped up, and the Cellphone Case SPC+ and Wi-fi Powerbank SPC+ are legitimate additions to their present ecosystem of mounts. By protecting their confirmed twist-to-lock mechanism and enabling slick integration of the powerbank into your handlebar setup, they’ve launched a low-priced energy couple that we’d invite on our subsequent lengthy journey.


  • Slimmer case for wi-fi charging
  • Home the ability financial institution between your smartphone and mount
  • Suitable with earlier SP Join mounts with adaptors


  • Smartphone heats up throughout wi-fi charging

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Phrases: Susanne Feddersen / Erik Bötzle Photographs: Antonia Feder

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