VIDEO: mophie Announces Pre-Sale of juice pack helium for iPhone 5
Apple, iPhone, Battery
Today, mophie announced pre-sale availability of its juice pack helium, the first and only Certified battery case on the market for the iPhone 5. The helium is mophie's thinnest, lightest juice pack ever made, packing 80 percent more battery life into an ultra-thin profile and delivering edge-to-edge protection for the iPhone 5. Pre-orders are expected to ship nationwide on February 19.
The new juice pack helium is mophie's most innovative battery case to-date, engineered with a 1500 mAh battery for on-demand power, soft interior cushion for full device protection, and micro USB connection for effortless pass-through charging. Additional embedded elements such as a simple toggle switch for charging, discreet LED power indicator, and forward-facing speaker ports for enhanced sound are features that have evolved with each generation of the juice pack, and blend beautifully with the new, slimmed down design of the helium.
"While other brands were busy publishing renderings and making handmade prototypes for CES, we were dialing in production and preparing for market," said Ross Howe, vice president of marketing at mophie. "We always strive to set new benchmarks for excellence in the portable power category, and have accomplished that with the development and release of the juice pack helium, the world's first authentic battery for iPhone 5."
Available for pre-order for $79.95 on www.mophie.com, the juice pack helium is around 13 percent thinner than previous juice pack air versions released for the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4, and is available in a metallic gunmetal soft touch finish. juice pack helium users will benefit from up to six additional hours of talk time, 30 additional hours of audio playback, seven additional hours of video playback or seven hours of WiFi internet use (six hours with 3G and LTE).