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Pictar is a camera-grip upgrading your iPhone to DSLR

Have you been relying more and more on your iPhone’s camera for its convenience and excellent image quality? At the meantime, are you missing the functionality and natural grip feel of your abandoned DSLR? Pictar is a revolutionary iPhone camera grip designed to upgrade your iPhone’s camera with full external control of shooting functions and a stable grip.

How to use Pictar?

You can turn your iPhone into a real camera simply by sliding it into the Pictar body. Pictar will then connect with iPhone wirelessly.Pictar

With the Pictar App, you can easily take high-quality pictures with five external controls, just like a DSLR.

  • Shutter button with “half-press” for locking focus
  • Zoom ring instead of touching the screen
  • Selfie button to switch between front and back cameras
  • Programmable exposure compensation wheel
  • Customizable “smart wheel” to control many functions, such as picture mode, Shutter Priority, and ISO Priority


Pictar has a standard ¼” tripod mount on the bottom of the device, and a “cold-shoe” on top for connecting an LED lighting accessories or a microphone for added creativity and control.


Additional features

  • Wireless connection between Pictar and iPhone using high-frequency sound waves to save your battery.  A standard AA battery can support 4-6 months of use.


  • The modular mechanical design ensuring compatibility with different iPhones sizes. It fits most existing iPhone models (from 4 to 6s plus) and is ready for future models. For  iPhone 6 / 6s, you can even keep a silicon case on when connecting to Pictar.


Price and timeline

Pictar is suited for iPhones only at this stage. It has two almost identical models — PICTAR that fits iPhone models 4 to 6S, and PICTAR PLUS that fits iPhone 6 PLUS and iPhone  6S PLUS. You can pre-order on Kickstarter for as low as $90. Shipping to backers starts from November 2016. To learn more, check out http://www.mymiggo.com/. To pre-order, click the button below:


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1 comment

Tommy May 7, 2020 at 5:23 pm

That’s actually a really great accessory! Thanks for sharing!


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