The Best Battery Cases for the iPhone 4 and 4S (Comparison)

There seems to be a growing number of users who are experiencing shortened battery life on their iPhones after upgrading to iOS 5. The cause is still unknown, but many people are chiming in with their ideas on how to fix it. One way to get around it for now, is to shell out another $50-$80 for a good battery extender case. These cases will keep you charged up for now, and when Apple fixes the battery issue, you'll just end up multiplying your battery life. 

Here are a few cases that can extend the battery life of your iPhone:


PowerSkin: $69.99

Power Capacity: 2000mAh

Weight: 81.6g




PhoneSuit: $79.95

Power Capacity: 2100mAh

Weight: 79g



Exolife battery case: $65

Power Capacity: 1500mAh

Weight: 263g



Incase Snap battery case: $59.95

Power Capacity:900 mAh

Weight: not specified



Mophie Juice Pack Air: $79.95

Power Capacity: 1500 mAh

Weight: 71g





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Alex is marketing consultant, regular contributor to the Huffington Post, and the host of a web series called Social Good Now, where he highlights social issues through short animated videos. Formerly, he was a Marketing Exec at Cisco, and Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine. His projects have been featured on TEDx Houston, CNN, TIME, ABC News, CBS, Univision, Fast Company, and the Huffington Post.