Thing that straps around one's arm

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Thing that straps around one's arm

Post by Stevenloan » Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:03 am

Hi everyone. What do you call the black thing strapping around the man's arm and holding the mobile phone?

http://thegioiphukien.vn/san-pham/bao-d ... ien-thoai/

Thanks so much!

StevenLoan
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Re: Thing that straps around one's arm

Post by Bobinwales » Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:51 pm

I can't see the picture, the site seems to be down, but from the description I would call it "A thing that straps onto your arm to hold your mobile".
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Re: Thing that straps around one's arm

Post by BonnieL » Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:46 pm

Can't see the picture either, but wondered if it might be a cell phone leash. Keeps the phone from falling on the floor or in the toilet.
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Re: Thing that straps around one's arm

Post by Stevenloan » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:13 am

Bob and BonnieL and other members : I'm sorry when you couldn't access the website to look at the picture. It's weird that I could have the access to it. Here's another link:

http://www.rethiet.com/san-pham/bao-da-deo-tay-the-thao

StevenLoan
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Re: Thing that straps around one's arm

Post by trolley » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:30 am

Steve, you might think that Bob is joking. The truth is that, sometimes, things (often newer things) don't really have a name, at least one that most people readily recognize. All you can do is use a description. Even though I couldn't see the photo on your link I knew exactly what you were talking about. I still don't know what they are called, though. I'd probably go with armband mobile phone holder or something along those lines. It needs a name for sure because that dosen't sound very catchy.
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Re: Thing that straps around one's arm

Post by Erik_Kowal » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:31 am

It's a {running / sports / cellphone / mobile [phone]} armband.
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Re: Thing that straps around one's arm

Post by Stevenloan » Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:08 am

trolley and Erik : Thank you two so much for the input.
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Re: Thing that straps around one's arm

Post by Bobinwales » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:14 pm

I was joking, but to say "sorry" I found this page, and 'armband' does seem to fit the bill.
https://uk.pinterest.com/explore/iphone-5-armband/
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