iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case packs more power into its ugly hump


There's lots of extra juice in the new iPhone case.
There's lots of extra juice in the new iPhone case.
Photo: Apple

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus aren’t the only new Apple products that are getting a solid battery upgrade.

Apple’s new Smart Battery case for the iPhone 7 has a 26% bigger battery than the iPhone 6 and 6s version, giving users the ability to binge on video for a full 24 hours.

The upgrade from the old 1,877 mAh rating to a new 2,365 mAh battery was confirmed by Wirecutter’s Nick Guy on Twitter.


The iPhone 7 comes with a 1,960 mAh battery. Apple’s new case has enough juice to bring to take the battery from dead to 100% with 17% capacity left to spare.

Unfortunately, the bigger battery didn’t even out the ugly hump in the back. You can pick one up at Apple Stores on September 16th for $100, or order one online.


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