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Nomad debuts Wallet for iPhone, hiding a 2400mAh Lightning battery in a traditional bifold wallet


With thousands of generic battery packs now on the market, it takes something special to make a new option stand out, and Nomad’s new Wallet for iPhone certainly succeeds. Shaped like a standard bifold wallet, the Wallet hides a 2,400mAh battery pack in its spine, as well as a 3″ Made for iPhone-certified Lightning cable.

Nomad notes that the goal was to produce a wallet that wasn’t any thicker than what “guys are already sitting on.” Made from Saffiano leather and measuring 4.7″ by 3.5″ by 0.75″ when closed, Wallet can hold six cards and a bunch of cash, in addition to providing at least a full recharge for pre-iPhone 6 models of the iPhone, and around 100% for the just-released iPhone 6s. Wallet for iPhone is available for preorder now for $79, and shipping on November 16; the price will go up to $99 for all orders placed after November 15. A gallery of images is below…

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  1. Ronald Epstein - 7 years ago

    Ugh! Any company but Nomad. They botched up their watch stand deliveries to the point that this company can’t be trusted at all.

    • Rob Eadie - 7 years ago

      my stand arrived ahead of the estimated date, by a week… and I’m in Australia

  2. You almost had me, Nomad. Still wanting to charge with a micro-USB cable? Aukey has a battery that gets charged with a female Lightning port. One less cable to worry about.

    • Jonny - 7 years ago

      I recently bought that same battery and have to agree. I’ll have a hard time buying external devices (bluetooth headphones, etc) that use micro-usb.. which will be tricky, but worth it.

  3. galley99 - 7 years ago

    I’m not sure what the purpose of this is. Is it a backup battery built into a wallet?

  4. Why wouldn’t they make the battery flat like a credit card? Micro USB needs to go away already!

  5. Éric Garneau - 7 years ago

    “guys are already sitting on.” ? Never put your wallet in your back pocket. Bad for your hip joint and can cause back pains. (ref.

  6. crichton007 - 7 years ago

    That looks so uncomfortable to have in your back pocket.

  7. peteostro - 7 years ago

    Hmm looks like a costanza sized wallet

  8. Ed Benton - 7 years ago

    I’ve preordered. Hopefully the material isn’t as frighteningly cheap as it looks!