Finn bike mount: can be used universally for many smartphones

Finn instructions

The concept of the "Finn" universal mount is as simple as it is ingenious. It puts an end to the fact that you need a new holder for every new iPhone model and is otherwise not picky about the smartphone brand. The makers of Finn come from Austria and advertise with no less than the slogan "For every smartphone, for every handlebar, fits in every pocket!" How it works? With a fairly flexible material: silicone. How it works exactly can be seen in the following video that you can find on the homepage place.

Compatibility List

Now you might wonder whether your own smartphone is actually supported. For this reason I have put together a list of models that were named in customer reviews and are therefore almost certainly compatible with the Finn:

  • Apple iPhone 4 / 4s
  • Apple iPhone 5 / 5s - also with LifeProof cover
  • Apple iPhone 6/6plus
  • Google Nexus 5
  • LG Nexus 4
  • LG Optimus
  • Sony Xperia
  • sony xperia go
  • Sony Xperia Ray
  • Sony Xperia S
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Sony Xperia Arc S
  • Samsung S2 +
  • Samsung Galaxy S2 (GT-I9100) / S2 Mini (GT-S6500)
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 / S4 mini / S4 ini duos
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 / S5 mini
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (5,3 inch)
  • Cubot S208 (5 inch)
  • Zopo ZP780
  • Motorola Moto G
  • HTC 8x (4,3 inch)
  • HTC one
  • HTC One M8 - also with a thick Spigen case
  • HTC Wildfire S
  • Moto G with Motorola Flip Shell
  • C: geo
  • Alcatel One Touch Idol X
  • Phablet Acer Liquid S1
  • HUAWEI Ascend W1
  • Nokia E71
  • Nokia Lumia 820

The Finn is identified as a bicycle holder, but I have found a video, in which a user also uses it as a smartphone holder for the motorcycle. I suppose it depends a bit on the thickness of the motorcycle handlebar and the size of the smartphone. A thick motorcycle handlebar and a Samsung Galaxy S5 should bring the Finn to the edge of what is possible. Although a customer even his Acer phablet attached to a bicycle handlebar with the Finn bracket - without it tearing.

By the way, Finn's customer service is very courteous. All customer reviews that have reported about a cunning Finn have been updated with a new one in a short time.

It is also highly praised by Ingress playerswho think it is a must buy for Ingress cyclists. I don't know the game directly, but you have to navigate the city using your smartphone.

It is also interesting that the bracket can easily handle even very rough terrain. One user was even on an alpine cross and on various MTB tours with it and only has praise for the Finn. So it actually seems to live up to its good reputation.

I also found some practical tips ...

  • When the Finn is not in use, a user rolls it under the bicycle saddle. He's been doing this for a while and hasn't lost it yet. Of course, the silicone also gives it a very good "grip" and keeps it trapped.
  • The Finn can also be used very well to attach a power bank to the bike bar. When you are out and about with the navigation software, it sucks a lot of battery and on longer tours a small power bank is not wrong.
Finn instructions

How to put on the Finn universal mount may require some explanation the first time. For this reason, here are the instructions. If you've done it a few times, it'll work in a few seconds without instructions. (Graphic:

Purchase option with voucher

If you want to buy the Finn, you also get a voucher for a city of your choice for bike navigation "Bike City Guide"In addition, he can, for example, buy it here at Amazon - price approx. 12 EUR:

6,28 EUR
Finn holder for bike and motorcycle
The universally applicable silicone holder is suitable for all kinds of smartphones and can also be used for any bicycle handlebar.

Update: There has been a new design Finn since April 2015. It has been completely redesigned and improved and is here with me in the blog been tested.

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1 comment

  1. [...] is available and the request that I should test it. I assume the guys discovered my post about the "old FINN" on the blog and thought that I would be a good tester. Of course I am happy to answer the request [...]

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