What's your favorite iPhone battery charging device or case

Discussion in 'iPhone Cases and Accessories' started by chris, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. chris

    chris Administrator

    Jun 10, 2006
    So what do you do for more power? Is it a Mophie case or many a NewTrent? Some other battery charging device?

    I ordered a NewTrent a few years back. At the time, I didn't think I would ever use it. It was a good deal, so pulled the trigger. Now I'm finding it invaluable. Hurricanes, Apple launches and CES. This thing comes in handy. I'm thinking that I'll add a battery (AAA) based charger to my arsenal.

    What's your go to iPhone battery charging device? What's working for you?
  2. Europa

    Europa Moderator
    Senior Moderator

    Dec 12, 2008
    I use a New Trent iGeek at home and I keep a Mophie powerstation mini in my purse.
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  4. EverythingApple

    EverythingApple Evangelist

    Jul 28, 2010
    Bite your tongue!

    I have an APC Backups Pro 1000 for that. Not mobile, but it works. lol
  5. mango44

    mango44 Member

    Oct 29, 2012
    I got a Ravpower one around Christmas time when they were having a deal. 10,000 mah on Amazon for $30. Hmm strange, went to get the link to show you guys and it turns out the company labeled it wrong and it's now 10,400 mah instead of 10,000. Looks like I got more than what I thought I paid for.

    Had it for about a month with no issues yet. I used this once during my snowboarding trip since my phone tends to die faster up in the mountains and it worked like a charm. I fully charged it before I left for the mountains and it seems I only used up 1/4 of the battery during my entire trip which was about 2 charges. Great size too. I thought it would be super heavy but it's actually not heavy at all. Maybe about the weight of 2 iPhones4s and just a little thicker. I'm really impressed with this and how I don't have to worry about needing to charge my phone where there is no outlets. I'll be going on a flight soon so I'm glad I can use my ipad without having to worry about the battery draining. Think the only thing I didn't like about this is that I had to provide my own 30 pin Apple cord but I guess that's ok. The main function works great. (y)

  6. Redbull2000

    Redbull2000 Member

    Dec 4, 2012
    Seidio surface case.

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  7. imutter

    imutter Genius

    Apr 4, 2011
    #6 imutter, Feb 11, 2013
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  8. MyRichLife

    MyRichLife Zealot

    Nov 19, 2009
    When I travel I take my Mophie Powerstation Pro with me on the road when I need to charge my iPhone 5.
  9. Leo

    Leo Zealot

    Nov 9, 2008
    Just got a Mophie juice pack for my iPhone 5, my phone won't even start dying until the next day, I freaking love it!

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  10. Jennifer Chesney

    Jennifer Chesney New Member

    Mar 28, 2013
    I am happy i came across this post! My iPhone has been dying CONSTANTLY at work. I know i use it throughout an 8 hour work day for music but it shouldn't die that fast. I am def going to look into purchasing a Mophie in the near future.
  11. Chancellor

    Chancellor Member

    May 28, 2011
    Has anyone ever tried the "fake" mophies? I already have the helium but thought about trying a fake mophie (different colors), I just want to see that people have tried them and didn't need to get his/her phone exchanged immediately after lol.
  12. Europa

    Europa Moderator
    Senior Moderator

    Dec 12, 2008
    No, but I have a coworker who had one. It stopped working after a few months. There's no way I'd use a Chinese knockoff battery case on my phone. There's no quality control and the potential for problems is too high. At best, it's not going to last as long. At worst, it might even shock you while you're holding it up to your head.
  13. Chancellor

    Chancellor Member

    May 28, 2011
    Ty for info, def no reason to buy if they die quickly :-(, will have to stick to the helium.
  14. dalviser

    dalviser New Member

    Apr 9, 2013
    Chinese knockoff battery case would be cheap, I always buy from china online store: newfrog
  15. Anna Harris

    Anna Harris New Member

    Apr 8, 2013
    I have a regular charger that came along with my iPhone 4S. Is there any better option to charge my iPhone ?
  16. danimaaal

    danimaaal New Member

    May 9, 2013
    Dark energy reservoir, I found them on Kickstarter (favorite website) It's a power cell device for gadgets its got like 8000 mah

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