MeFOTO Introduces SideKick360 Plus Smartphone Adapter In Twelve Colors


The new “adorkable” SideKick360 Plus is designed for ginormous phones and enhances mobile photography and filmmaking with its Arca-Swiss style quick-mounting base for attaching directly to a tripod.

SideKick360Plus ImageNorth White Plains, NY – February 10, 2015MeFOTO today announced the SideKick360 Plus, a smartphone adapter for the new generation of ginormous phones. It provides mobile photographers and filmmakers with mobile device support allowing them to make sharp photos, videos, time-lapse sequences and long exposures. The colorful smartphone adapter will be available in 12 metallic colors: Gold, Blue, Orange, Chocolate, Green, Hot Pink, Black, Purple, Red, Titanium, White and Yellow.

The new MeFOTO SideKick360 Plus features an aluminum Arca-Swiss style quick release base that works natively with MeFOTO full size tripods such as the BackPacker, RoadTrip and GlobeTrotter as well as any Arca-Swiss style quick release clamp. It provides mobile photographers & filmmakers with several mounting options such as three 1/4″-20 threads and one 3/8″-16 thread allowing it to be mounted to a variety of quick release plates, monopods and handles.

Smartphones ranging from the iPhone 6 Plus to the Samsung Galaxy Note series will work with the SideKick360 Plus which can be used for mobile photography, video and as a convenient stand-alone mount for video chats. The adapter's flexible ball joint allows for 360-degree rotation letting users position the smartphone vertically to capture photos, horizontally for video mode or anywhere in between for getting that perfect angle.

The SideKick360 Plus quickly and easily adds stability and precise control to enhance the capture of mobile photography, to create video for apps such as Instagram, Hyperlapse, Vine and several long exposure/timelapse apps. Close-up work is also made easier by allowing the user to lock down the position of the phone, when using third-party smartphone lenses.

“We were flooded with requests to make a larger version of our original SideKick360 and we're super excited to say we have it available,” said Brian Hynes, MeFOTO's brand marketing manager.

Features include:

  • Arca-Swiss style base
  • Ball joint allows for 360 degree rotation
  • Stands on its own for video chat
  • Clamp Range is 2.9″ – 3.6″ (76-91mm)
  • Three 1/4″-20 mounts & One 3/8″-16 mount
  • Vertical and horizontal positioning for photo or video mode
  • Max Load = 1.1 lb (0.5 kg)

The new MeFOTO SideKick360 Plus will be available March 1st. Suggested retail price for the new smartphone adapter is $49.

About MeFOTO

MeFOTO makes colorful gear for photographers and filmmakers with colorful personalities. Our gear is designed and made to be durable, lightweight and easy to use. MeFOTO products are exclusively distributed by MAC Group ( in the USA.

Posted by at February 10, 2015
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