The new Mophie Powerstation comes in five sizes to delivery up to 8X extra battery power for your iPhone, Android, iPad, tablet, wearable and other gadgets. Two of the larger models include Bluetooth connectivity that lets owners monitor the charge using their smartphone.
With the new Mophie Powerstation backup batteries users can choose from 1X up to 8X added battery life that can deliver over 50 hours of added use to the smartphones.
On the Mophie Powerstation 5X and 8X the Mophie Power app tracks how much battery life is on the backup battery, so users can see if they need to charge it without grabbing the battery out of a bag.
The Mophie Powerstation starts at $39.99 for the 1X with a basic battery and at $129 for the 5X option. Full pricing is;
- Mophie Powerstation 1X – $39.99
- Mophie Powerstation 2X – $59.95
- Mophie Powerstation 3X – $79.95
- Mophie Powerstation 5X – $129.95
- Mophie Powerstation 8X – $149.95
On all models other than the 1X, users can hook the battery up to charge and connect devices directly to it and the devices will charge before the battery thanks to pass through charging. This feature allows owners to use this as a way to charge multiple devices at once with dual USB ports on the 3X, 5X and 8X models.
On the Mophie Powerstation 5X and 8X the Bluetooth connection allows owners to use the Mophie Power app to see the battery life of the Powerstation and their phone. This app also allows users to set alerts for when the Mophie Powerstation 5X or 8X is low or when the battery is fully charged.
With the fully charged 8X unit owners have access to a 15,000mAh battery that can add;
- up to 54 additional hours of talk time
- 59 additional hours of web browsing
- 59 additional hours of video playback
- 272 additional hours of audio time
Read our Mophie Powerstation Plus review to see how we enjoyed an earlier model of the Powerstation line.
The Mophie Powerstation backup batteries are available from Mophie, Apple Stores and from Verizon store.
Speck CandyShell Clear iPhone 6s Case
The Speck CandyShell Clear is the first clear iPhone 6s case from Speck, and the first clear case from the company overall. This form-fitting, minimalist iPhone 6s case delivers a decent amount of protection with a military drop test 810G rating.
Speck assures us that the clear case will not yellow with use like many cheap clear case options. The clear finish is perfect for showing off your iPhone 6s color choice while protecting it.
Buttons move perfectly and are easy to find by touch and there is a raised front bezel to keep the iPhone 6s display off hard surfaces.
$34.95 at Speck