The Popslate provides a dual screen with the second screen on the back for the iPhone 6. The latest version is called the Popslate 2 also includes the iPhone 6plus and later.
This product is a protective case for an iPhone plus a second screen that is on all the time. Currently this is for the iPhone 6, 6S and a screen for the 6+ and 6+S. The iPhone 6 model should also fit the iPhone 7 or 8. This unit uses Bluetooth to communicate with the iPhone using an app stored on the phone, or shares the lightning connector, depending on the model.
- Smart apps + a full-sized E Ink screen transform the back of your phone into a 24/7 showcase for images and information
- Instantly customize: pop images to the back of your phone from your camera, Instagram, friends & more
- Get the info you need, all at-a-glance: notifications, schedules, maps, lists, boarding passes, etc.
- Protect your phone: popSLATE is smart, thin, lightweight and it provides best-in-class protection.
- Popslate app is a free download from the app store. There is eBook reading, clock display, dashboard, and many other features.
- Supports slideshow mode.
- Firmware upgradeable over the air.
- Includes editing image ability: add effects, cropping, filters, enhance, lighting.
- Includes cutaway for the iPhone 6 camera.
- Only .16" deeper than the phone.
- Also can charge your phone from the built in battery.
- Both batteries are charged from the lightning connector.
Basically the app uses Bluetooth or the Lightning connector to transfer captured screen displays from the iPhone screen to the E-paper screen. Multiple screens can be stored on the device which can then be scrolled from a button on the device or displayed in a slideshow. The app called IF by IFTTT (If This Then That) is supported to make updates automatic. Downloaded separately.
Very sparse from the web site.
- 4" shatter-proof E Ink screen 115 dpi, Popslate 1. Popslate 2 has 4.7" or 4.3" with 200 dpi.
- image transfer time: popslate 1: 2 sec. - popslate 2: 0.01 sec.
- Size (LWH): 5.59 inches, 0.55 inches, 2.76 inches
- thickness: V1: 6.5mm, V2: 4mm with vanishing edges.
- Weight: 1.92 ounces
- Bluetooth: 2.1 Popslate 1 used for communication with iPhone.
- Popslate 2 uses lightning connector.
- Battery: Lithium ion rechargeable via microUSB port on the device. 240 mAh gives approximately 7 days use between charges. Popslate 2 is charged directly from the lightning connector and can fully recharge the phone once for an additional 9 hrs.