Measure Color With
Your iPhone

Transform color measurement and identification on your iPhone with xade nano, xade cube and xade card. Perfect for matching and identifying RAL and NCS colors, our products are indispensable for interior designers, artists, and anyone working with color.

Featured in our videos, xade nano/nano+ is a pocket-size macro light specifically designed for the iPhone, transforming it into a well-illuminated microscope. Alongside the xade finder and xade roast apps, it serves as an accurate tool for color and roast level measurement.

Consider our versatile xade cube for color measurement and visual color assessment. Whether you're a designer, a coffee connoisseur, or someone who appreciates precision, our products ensure that the right tools are always at your fingertips.

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Why xade?

You get more bang for less bucks.


  • Short term repeat: dE00 ~0.01.1
  • STDEV on coffee between samples: ~0.32
  • Can be used for visual assessment, CRI > 97.
  • Measure tiny areas: ⌀ ~0.2mm / ~1mm.4
  • Continuous aperture ⌀ ~0.2-4mm / ~1-12mm.4
  • Measure big areas with motion scan.
  • Calibrate while measuring.
  • Visually see result in taken picture.
  • AI powered seamless device interaction.
  • Ii Deviation average: dE00 ~0.4.3
  • Ii Deviation max: dE00 ~1.0 / ~0.7.3,4


  • Short term repeat: dE00 ~0.05.
  • STDEV on coffee between samples: ~1.2
  • Can't be used for visual assessment.
  • Needs specific device.
  • Normally fixed, sometimes a few positions.
  • Needs specific device.
  • Often long explicit first calibration needed.
  • Normally only measurement values provided.
  • Need to connect with Bluetooth or USB.
  • Deviation average: dE00 ~0.4.
  • Deviation max: dE00 ~0.7-1.0.
1 Average deviation of the average of 10 consecutive measurements on the white BCRAII tile. Measured with xade cube and xade finder using an iPhone 13 Pro and xade nano using an iPhone 14 Pro. 2 Determined with 18 samples of a roast degree of 45 with xade base for nano+ and motion measurement, on a 100 points scale. 3 Inter instrument (Ii) agreement for deviation from manufacturing standard was measured using the 12 standard BCRAII tiles using different cubes, different cards and an iPhone 13 Pro and an iPhone 14, two iPhone 14 Pro for nano respectively
Others sometimes measure only on a BCRAII subset.
4 xade nano / xade cube.


supported devices

Our apps support in picker mode all iPhones with iOS 16.0 or newer.

xade technology supports the following devices:


nano & nano+

  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 15
  • iPhone 15 Plus
  • iPhone 15 Pro
  • iPhone 15 Pro Max

cube & card

  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 Mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 14 Plus


  • coming soon


Specifically Tailored Apps

xade finder

Measure & find matching colors.

Locate your color in Lab, RAL, NCS and in your colors.

xade finder app
xade roast app

xade roast

Measure the roast of your beans.
Locate the roast in your roasts.

Our Products

Physical Connection

xade nano

xade nano

High precision color measurement.
The missing iPhone microscope light.
Right in your pocket.

xade nano+

The best of xade nano.
In an enclosure for comfortable everyday use.

xade nano+
xade card

xade card

Color identifier.
Measurements on the go.
Bring your own light.

xade cube

Full spectrum light in a cube shell.
AKA the birdhouse.

xade cube
xade base

xade base

Base for powder based measurements.


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