The SLXtreme 5 Must Be The Most Adventure-Loving Case System Ever Made | Cult of Mac

The SLXtreme 5 Must Be The Most Adventure-Loving Case System Ever Made



Some cases bring battery backup with them, others are waterproof. One or two allow you to charge your iPhone with energy from the sun.

The Snow Lizard SLXtreme iPhone 4 case does all three, and now it’s coming to the iPhone 5 and iPad.

The SLXtreme 5 rattles off an impressive set of attributes: It’s waterproof to six feet, has auxiliary power from a 2300 mAh battery (just about as big as iPhone case batteries get), and a backside solar panel for emergency power.

The iPad version of the case is waterproof to the same depth, but carries an absolutely massive 10200 mAh battery and forgoes a solar panel — probably because a small panel wouldn’t gather enough energy in a week to make an iPad even twitch, and a large panel would be too cost-prohibitive. The case will be compatible with all iPads from the 2 forward.

Just like the Lifeproof cases, Snow Lizard is going to augment the SLXtreme cases with a supporting cast of accessories, like a bike mount, belt clip and chest mount; not quite as complete an accessory list as the Lifeproof line, but not a bad start.

Both the iPad case and the iPhone 5 case will be available this fall, with the iPhone 5 version priced at $130 and the iPad version costing $150 (with integrated battery) or $100 (without).




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