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100 Retro Smartphone Gifts

From Retro Transformer Covers to Old-School Phone Tools

— November 17, 2013 — Tech
These retro smartphone gifts are ideal for anyone looking to get something technologically efficient but with a unique vintage charm.

With new mobile devices and accessories constantly emerging on the market, consumers are always on the lookout for the latest modern and contemporary designs. These retro smartphone gifts however, are offering technological enthusiasts the chance to acquire items that pay tribute to how technology used to be in the past. A great way to showcase your admiration for nostalgic items, these retro smartphone gifts will surely stand out with their old school features and vintage qualities.

From smartphone docks that are shaped like retro radios to mobile cases designed like boomboxes and cassette tapes, these retro smartphone gifts will definitely satisfy any techie with a passion for creatively old school features.
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Hyperrealistic Retro Game Apps
Hyperrealistic Retro Game Apps
The 'PsychoBlocks' App Subjects Tetris to the Laws of Physics
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99
Pencil-Inspired Styluses
Pencil-Inspired Styluses
This Pencil Touch Screen Stylus Looks Like a Traditional Pencil
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98
Mathematical Smartphone Holders
Mathematical Smartphone Holders
The Pi iPhone Stand is a Geeky Way to Store Technology
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97
Snail-Inspired Speakers
Snail-Inspired Speakers
The Nautilus iPhone 4 Dock Amplifies Sound Naturally
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96
Social Media Recorders
Social Media Recorders
TinyVox iPhone App is the Social Tape Deck for Your iPhone
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95
Retro TV Gadget Skins
Retro TV Gadget Skins
The Infectious ThEarlYears Collection Paints Happy Little Memories
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94
Vintage Music Converters
Vintage Music Converters
Digitize Your Music into Portable MP3s with the Vinyl Record Converter
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93
Retro Tablet Gaming Controllers
Retro Tablet Gaming Controllers
The iCade 8-Bitty Turns the iPad Into an NES
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92
Smartphone Mixtape Jukeboxes
Smartphone Mixtape Jukeboxes
AirCassette Takes Mobile Users Back to the 80s and 90s
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91
Retrofied Phone Protectors
Retrofied Phone Protectors
The Felt Famicom Case Will Have Tech Geeks Drooling
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90
Notebook-Inspired Phone Protectors
Notebook-Inspired Phone Protectors
The Kate Spade Notebook Case Keeps Users Organized
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89
Holiday-Themed Soda Stands
Holiday-Themed Soda Stands
The Coca-Cola Bottle iPhone Stand Makes a Perfect Christmas Gift
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88
Nostalgic Smartphone Designs
Nostalgic Smartphone Designs
The ‘Retro Brick Handset’ is a Wireless Bluetooth Device
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87
Retro Gaming Phone Decals
Retro Gaming Phone Decals
The Pac-Man iPhone Wallpaper Gets You in the Game
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86
80s-Era MP3 Players
80s-Era MP3 Players
The Retro Mobile MP3 Player is Perfect for Marty McFly
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85
Retro Transformer Covers
Retro Transformer Covers
The Arcadie for iPhone Case is Fun and Functional
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84
Retro Smartphone Add-Ons
Retro Smartphone Add-Ons
The iPhone Rotary Dialer App is Vintage-Chic
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83
Video Game Phone Cases
Video Game Phone Cases
The CoverMe Cartridge Cases are Retro Accessories from Meteor
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82
Poster-Printed Smartphones
Poster-Printed Smartphones
Project Rimino Dumps Display Screens for Retro Posters
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81
Retro Car Gadget Cases
Retro Car Gadget Cases
The RDelean ‘Groovy' Series Integrates the Past
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80
Electrical Connector Smartphone Cords
Electrical Connector Smartphone Cords
The Plug Battery Charger by Logo's is Slightly Nostalgic
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79
Retro Wireless Handsets
Retro Wireless Handsets
The Bluetooth POP Phone Blends Old School Charm With Modern Technology
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78
Neo-Retro Telephones
Neo-Retro Telephones
Eclipse by Sebastien Sauvage Reinterprets the Classic DECT Phone
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77
Super Mario Docks
Super Mario Docks
The Warp Pipe iPod Dock Takes Me Back to a Simpler Time
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76
Roaring Twenties Mobile Phones
Roaring Twenties Mobile Phones
Adam Ben-Dror's Cordless Candlestick is the Ultimate in Retro
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75
Retro Smartphone Handsets
Retro Smartphone Handsets
Step Back in Time with This Old-School Recreation
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74
Retro Smartphone Handsets
Retro Smartphone Handsets
Yubz Creates Handsets That Look Great and Protect You From Radiation
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73
Chunky TV Gadget Stands
Chunky TV Gadget Stands
The RetroFit TV iPhone Holder Will Set You Back a Few Decades
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72
Retrofied Phone Docks
Retrofied Phone Docks
Areaware Alarm Dock Brings 70s-Chic Clock Designs Back
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71
Game Boy iPhones (UPDATE)
Game Boy iPhones (UPDATE)
The iBoy Skin is a Blast From the Past for Your iPhone 4
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70
DIY Gaming Smartphone Mods
DIY Gaming Smartphone Mods
Turn a Game Boy into an Android Controller with These DIY Instructions
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69
Old School Communication Peripherals
Old School Communication Peripherals
The Walkie Talkie Smartphone Microphone and Speaker is Retro
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68
Functional Retro Phone Docks
Functional Retro Phone Docks
Get Nostalgic with the ‘Ice-Phone’ Handset
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67
Old-Fashioned Photography Apps
Old-Fashioned Photography Apps
The 'Strut Type' App for iPhone is Reminiscent of a Simpler Time
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66
Steampunk Telephone Handbags
Steampunk Telephone Handbags
This Telephone Bag Will Help Carry you Through the Day
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65
Stubby Antenna Phone Plugs
Stubby Antenna Phone Plugs
Bring Back Memories of the Flip Phone with These Phone Antennas
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64
Retro Cell Phone Handsets
Retro Cell Phone Handsets
Go Back to a Simpler Time With Native Union's Moshi Moshi Handset
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63
Retro Music Box Cases
Retro Music Box Cases
The Zero Gravity Boombox iPhone 5 Shell Brings You Back to the 80s
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62
Cassette Smartphone Cases
Cassette Smartphone Cases
This Cassette Phone Case Makes Your Modern iPhone Look Super Retro
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61
Golden Retro Mobiles
Golden Retro Mobiles
Stuart Hughes Prive Phone is Coated in Gold and Studded in Diamonds
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60
Retro Gamer Phones
Retro Gamer Phones
The Nintendo Phone is Perfect for NES Nerds
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59
Brass Horn Amplifiers
Brass Horn Amplifiers
The Classic Styling of this Trumpstand iPhone Dock is Awe-inspiring
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58
Nostalgic Phone Alarm Docks
Nostalgic Phone Alarm Docks
This iPhone Alarm Dock Reinvents an Old Form
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57
Old-School Phone Tools
Old-School Phone Tools
The Giant Pencil Touchscreen Stylus Takes on a Retro Writing Design
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56
Old School Phone Holders
Old School Phone Holders
This Retro iPhone Phone Dock is a Blast From the Past
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55
Astonishing Analogue Amplifiers
Astonishing Analogue Amplifiers
The Bone Collection iPhone Speaker is Electricity-Free
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54
Kid's Play Cases
Kid's Play Cases
The Playful Headcase Etch-a-Sketch iPhone Protector
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53
Retro Nostalgia Phone Cases
Retro Nostalgia Phone Cases
The 80s Cell Phone Case for iPhone is Amazing
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52
Smart Plug-In Phones
Smart Plug-In Phones
Make Convenient Calls With Native Union's Moshi Moshi Retro Handsets
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51
Printed Smartphone Pouches
Printed Smartphone Pouches
Paul Smith Creates Wicked iPhone 4 Cases With Retro Designs
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50
Large-Scale Retro Phones
Large-Scale Retro Phones
The Just 5 Brick Phone is a Nostalgic Flashback for Cellphones
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49
90s Kid Phone Covers
90s Kid Phone Covers
These 90s iPhone Covers are Inspired by Old-School Pop Culture
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48
Retro Radio Phone Docks
Retro Radio Phone Docks
The iPhone Radio Dock Transforms Your Phone into an Analog Tuner
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47
Retro Camera Accessories
Retro Camera Accessories
The Popa iPhone Attachment Combines Old School with Modern
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46
Old School Gaming Chargers
Old School Gaming Chargers
This Nintendo Controller i-Dock Recharges Your iPhone in Retro Fashion
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45
3D Smartphone Lenses
3D Smartphone Lenses
The 'Poppy' Transforms Your Phone Into a Cheap 3D Camera
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44
Hi-Tech Two-Way Radios
Hi-Tech Two-Way Radios
The Talky is a Cutting-Edge Redesign of the Old Walkie-Talkie
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43
Retro Gadget Protectors
Retro Gadget Protectors
The Etch A Sketch iPhone Cover is the Best Thing Ever
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42
Literary Device Docks
Literary Device Docks
Etsy Shop Angiesbookattic Makes Literature-inspired Tech Accessories
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41
Retractable Rotary Cellphones
Retractable Rotary Cellphones
The Retro Dial Mobile is a Flashback Contemporary Phone
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40
Puzzling Retro Phone Protectors
Puzzling Retro Phone Protectors
The Tetris iPhone Case Absorbs Shock From Excited Fumbling Hands
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39
Toy Brick Chargers
Toy Brick Chargers
This LEGO iPhone iPod Dock Brings Back Retro Gaming Ways
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38
TV Dinner iPhone Cases
TV Dinner iPhone Cases
Frozen Turkey Dinner iPhone Protector is Beyond Cool
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37
Retro Camera Phone Covers
Retro Camera Phone Covers
The Gizmon iCA iPhone Case Turns Your Smartphone Into a Leica
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36
Rotary Dial iPhones
Rotary Dial iPhones
iDial
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35
Vintage Camera Gadget Covers
Vintage Camera Gadget Covers
The Stickit Skins Collection of Retro Casings Go On in a Snap
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34
Transformative Chic Smartphones
Transformative Chic Smartphones
Pop Deska Turns Any Smartphone Into a Professional Desk Phone
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33
Landline Phone Revivals
Landline Phone Revivals
Retro PC Plug-Ins
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32
Splattered Superhero Cases
Splattered Superhero Cases
The Megaman II iPhone Case Features a Slew of Capcom Characters
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31
Point-and-Shoot Smartphone Accessories
Point-and-Shoot Smartphone Accessories
Red Pop from Beep Industries is Perfect for iPhone Photogs
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30
Vintage Handsets for Mobile Phones
Vintage Handsets for Mobile Phones
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29
Landline Smartphone Cradles
Landline Smartphone Cradles
The BT Phone Dock for iPhone Transforms the Device into a Home Phone
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28
Classic Composition Phone Covers
Classic Composition Phone Covers
This Notebook Phone Case Features an Iconic and Appealing Design
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27
VCR-Ready Mobile Protectors
VCR-Ready Mobile Protectors
The iPhone 4 VHS Skin is a Video Flashback Apple Accessory
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26
Rainbow Toy-Inspired Skins
Rainbow Toy-Inspired Skins
The Block iPhone Case is a Functional Play on a Retro Design
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25
Retro Smartphone Covers
Retro Smartphone Covers
The Cassette iPhone Case Makes Everything Old School
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24
Funneled LP iPhone Amps
Funneled LP iPhone Amps
Change the Record Delivers Acoustics Through Molded Vinyls
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23
iPhone Camera Covers
iPhone Camera Covers
The HipstaCase for iPhone 4 is Inspired by 80s Toy Cams
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22
Throwback Mobile Covers
Throwback Mobile Covers
Fred and Friends Flashback iPhone Case Brings Back the Old-School
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21
Retro Dual Phone Docks
Retro Dual Phone Docks
The Hashy Topin 'Phone x Phone' Recalls the Past
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20
Retro-Styled Boom Boxes
Retro-Styled Boom Boxes
The iBox XC by Thodio Blends New Technology with the Design of Yesteryear
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19
Nostalgic Apple Accessories
Nostalgic Apple Accessories
The iRetrofone Base Connects You to the Past Via the Future
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18
Nintendo iPhone Skins
Nintendo iPhone Skins
Get Your High-Tech Phone to Look Like an Old Gameboy
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17
Retro Smartphone Video Cameras
Retro Smartphone Video Cameras
Slow Photography Lets You Take Photos like Its 1959
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16
Retro Canvas Cases
Retro Canvas Cases
The Love Energizer iPhone Cover is Old-School
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15
Cozy iPhone Cases
Cozy iPhone Cases
Soft iPhone Cases are Enough to Snuggle with
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14
Computer Component Phone Cases
Computer Component Phone Cases
The Hard Drive iPhone Case Looks Like an Internal Part of a Desktop
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13
Waterproof Sound Systems
Waterproof Sound Systems
The 'Beach Sounds Portable Speaker' Puts Your Mind at Ease
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12
Retro Digital Workstations
Retro Digital Workstations
Old Time Computer Releases Vintage-Themed Apple Product Attachments
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11
Retro Smartphone Covers
Retro Smartphone Covers
The Wood Camera iPhone 4 Case Protects Your Device in Vintage Fashion
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10
Retro Wireless Ringers
Retro Wireless Ringers
The PB Teen 'Grand Cordless Phone' is Cute and Customizable
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9
Retro Game SmartPhone Covers
Retro Game SmartPhone Covers
These Fun iPhone Cases Double as Protection and Portable Toys
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8
LEGO Cell Phone Handles
LEGO Cell Phone Handles
MoFones by Morrisa Maltz Makes it Easier to Hold Your Mobile
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7
Lumberific iPhone Cases
Lumberific iPhone Cases
SigniCASE Carves Crazy Camera Designs for Smartphones
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6
Picture-Perfect Mobile Covers
Picture-Perfect Mobile Covers
The Camera iPhone Case Protects Gadgets with a Vintage Feel
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5
Sleek Retro Smartphone Stands
Sleek Retro Smartphone Stands
iClooly iPhone Handset Dock Makes Your Mobile Stationary
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4
Retrofied Mobiles
Retrofied Mobiles
The Rotary Mechanical Smartphone Takes Your Cellphone Back to the 60s
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3
Tactile Pastime Phone Protectors
Tactile Pastime Phone Protectors
PureGear Retro Game Cases Entertain Without Depleting Power
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2
80s iPhone Cases
80s iPhone Cases
The Awesomely Bulky Thumbs Up 80s Phone
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1
90s Gadget Phone Covers
90s Gadget Phone Covers
This Old-School iPhone 5 Case Will Get You Feeling Nostalgic
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