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Super slim, brushed aluminium phone/tablet stand, 1.2mm thin, 7g light, fits in wallets, works with iPhone & Android cases, multi-angle
Super slim, brushed aluminium phone/tablet stand, 1.2mm thin, 7g light, fits in wallets, works with iPhone & Android cases, multi-angle
Super slim, brushed aluminium phone/tablet stand, 1.2mm thin, 7g light, fits in wallets, works with iPhone & Android cases, multi-angle
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Standeazy Ultra | Credit Card Sized Aluminium Phone Stand

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Kickstart the ultra slim, ultra light and ultra slick brushed aluminium phone and tablet stand for Android and Apple.

These days, you can carry the whole world in your pocket. But try watching something on your mobile device without holding it. Go on, try now. Lean it, balance it, wedge it. Nope? Those slippery blighters just won’t stand up. So there it lies, flat on the table, projecting its wonders towards your ceiling. 

Now imagine taking from your wallet an ultra thin, ultra tough device, which let’s your mobile or tablet stand on its own two feet. Imagine no longer, oh brave new world.  

Discover the Standeazy Ultra.
Designed and made in Britain.

 

 

 

 

The Standeazy Ultra is manufactured from a premium quality laminate of brushed aluminium and polypropylene, and easily folds into a 3D stand for virtually all smartphones, e-readers and most tablets, too. 

It can be adjusted to hold your device at a variety of angles in both landscape or portrait depending on what you prefer for each app.

To give your phone or tablet a safe place to rest, the Standeazy Ultra has pleasingly smooth rounded edges, giving it an extra luxurious feel. It really is beautifully finished, just as slick as the slickest electronic device in your collection.

You'll want to stroke it, own it or buy it for your loved ones. It's a perfect stocking filler or little thank you gift – easy to post in an envelope. It’s just one of those simple ideas that really works and actually solves a problem.

A note on the hinges: German RWTÜV testing of the material has shown that the hinge application is unimpaired even after 80,000 bends.
A note on the hinges: German RWTÜV testing of the material has shown that the hinge application is unimpaired even after 80,000 bends.

  

Thinner than a penny!
Thinner than a penny!

  

Only 7g light and 1.2mm thin, the size of a credit card – ultra portable!
Only 7g light and 1.2mm thin, the size of a credit card – ultra portable!

 

There's a different angle for everything! Great for watching things or taking pictures – no matter which phone you use – Android or Apple devices, no adapters required!
There's a different angle for everything! Great for watching things or taking pictures – no matter which phone you use – Android or Apple devices, no adapters required!

 

 

 

 

   

The Standeazy Ultra has a variety of settings to make it super versatile for both Apple and Android phones and tablets.

 

The polymer version of Standeazy has been around for a few years now and is not just a concept, but a tested and proven product our customers love and use every day – at home, at work and of course when travelling. That's why we feel the Ultra will be a great addition to your travel and home accessories – and with your help we can bring it to market at an affordable price whilst producing it locally. 

One of our highlights was being selected by the the Gadget Show on Channel 5 as the product of choice for holding the iPhone 6 and the HTC smartphone in an Android vs Apple comparison feature.

Android vs Apple comparison on national TV... proudly supported by Standeazy!
Android vs Apple comparison on national TV... proudly supported by Standeazy!

Here are some of the reviews we've had for our original Standeazy, the polymer version, on Amazon. We thought we'd share this because it has the same mechanism, but the Ultra is obviously stronger and can hold even more devices...

 And some reviews from the tech press...

 

 

 

A super convenient way for hands-free selfie photography. Set up your phone in one of the different angles. Position the family. Use your Apple Watch remote app to check and set the timer. Say CHEESE!
A super convenient way for hands-free selfie photography. Set up your phone in one of the different angles. Position the family. Use your Apple Watch remote app to check and set the timer. Say CHEESE!

 

 

 

 

  

We are based in the UK so Kickstarter will show our prices in GBP. We've also shown rough equivalent prices in USD, however these may not match the exact amount charged.
We are based in the UK so Kickstarter will show our prices in GBP. We've also shown rough equivalent prices in USD, however these may not match the exact amount charged.

 

 

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John, Petra, Regine and Steven. It's a family affair.
John, Petra, Regine and Steven. It's a family affair.

Back in 2009, John and Steven Wilber (father and son) designed and engineered a credit card sized stand – and after many iterations of mechanisms, materials and finishes, the first Standeazy was born in the form of a polypropylene design with two unique hind legs for extra stability. 

This created the basis for the Standeazy you see today. The next few years saw various improvements to the design and material of Standeazy and we patented the initial and follow-on designs. In 2014 we launched the second generation polymer model that is available in selected shops. Our ambition has always been to create an extra versatile version for heavier or larger devices whilst keeping Standeazy small enough to fit in a wallet. That's why we started work on the prototypes for a metal version, the Standeazy Ultra. 

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Timeline

A note on the time line. You may think 'what's taken them so long to launch this'... but since the conception of the idea of a metal phone stand, we scrutinised every little element of the design and later the production method to find the perfect combination of design, functionality and cost. We worked with 3D printers on the hinges and looked at various ways to use progressive tooling for the production. These things take time...

We are proud to work with local manufacturers, which means the Standeazy is truly designed and made in Britain. 

With your support we can produce the Standeazy Ultra at a price that's affordable for every smartphone owner. 

It's fantastic to have you be part of our journey! Thank you... 

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Risks and challenges

As can be seen from several of the photographs in this project presentation, we have created prototypes of the Standeazy Ultra and developed its design to the point where we are now very happy with it, both in terms of functionality and appearance.

Our problem is simply that the method of production for the prototypes that we presently use is very labour intensive and hence is an expensive process which results in an unnecessarily high cost for the final product. Another element of the cost is the low quantity charge for the specialist laminate we use. Larger volumes will add savings by purchasing directly from the manufacturer.

John, our head of product development, is a professional manufacturing engineer and has worked extensively in previous projects with a colleague at a press tool company. A method of production has now been devised in conjunction with this company that will reduce the cost of manufacture significantly.

We have minimised the risks by thoroughly investigating potential manufacturing problems while developing the prototypes and we are working closely with our local partners to create the Standeazy Ultra with modern tooling designed for mass production.

We are glad to welcome you on this journey!

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    Pledge £7 or more About $9

    1 x Super Early Bird [£7/$9]

    Your very own Standeazy Ultra. Suitable for any phones and tablets. Thank you for your support!

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    1 x Standeazy Ultra {£8/$10)

    Get your Standeazy Ultra. Just one... a lone wolf... beautiful, super slim and super strong. Thank you for your support!

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    1 x Exclusive Limited Edition [£10/$12]

    This Standeazy Ultra includes a useful engraving of a metric and imperial ruler – and the 'I've kickstarted Standeazy' line. Thank you for supporting us!

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    2 x Super Early Bird [£13/$16]

    One for you and one to give away! Get two Standeazy Ultra at a special early bird price.

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    2 x Standeazy Ultra [£15/$19]

    Get two Standeazy Ultra (for the same postage).

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    This Standeazy Ultra includes a useful engraving of a metric and imperial ruler – and the 'I've kickstarted Standeazy' line. Thank you for supporting us!

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    4 x Standeazy Ultra [£29/$37]

    Get four Standeazy Ultra! This quad means you can keep some and give some away! Thank you!

    Save 27% on the retail price per item (£10/$12)

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    4 x Exclusive Limited Edition [£35/$46]

    This Standeazy Ultra includes a useful engraving of a metric and imperial ruler – and the 'I've kickstarted Standeazy' line. Thank you for supporting us!

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    6 x Standeazy Ultra [£42/$54]

    Everybody wants a six pack! Stock up for the family... And enjoy a nice saving! Thank you!

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    10 x Standeazy Ultra [£65/$83]

    Christmas sorted! Get ten Standeazy Ultras in this ultimate multi-pack with a special saving. Thank you for supporting us!

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    10 x Exclusive Limited Design [£75/$98]

    This Standeazy Ultra includes a useful engraving of a metric and imperial ruler – and the 'I've kickstarted Standeazy' line. Thank you for supporting us!

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    10 x Ten Artists' Choice [£2000/$2560]

    This is a once in a lifetime chance to have your portrait painted by our very own artist – internationally acclaimed painter and sculptor Petra Röhr-Rouendaal. We will then print 10 x Ten Packs of Standeazy Ultras with your portrait –
    or create a bespoke design. This is a unique opportunity to create a truly lasting memory! Thank you so much for your support!

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