mophie reinvents iconic battery case and unveils the juice pack access for the latest Apple smartphones at CES
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- mophie, a ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ:ZAGG) company and the No. 1 mobile battery case brand in the U.S.1, today unveiled the juice pack® access battery case made to protect and wirelessly charge Apple’s latest smartphones. The juice pack access™ provides advanced impact protection for the Apple iPhone Xs Max, Xs/X, and XR and features extra battery, wireless charging and full access to the iPhone Lightning port.
“The juice pack access battery case addresses a very specific customer pain point,” said Robert Johnson, general manager for mophie. “For the first time, the juice pack access leaves the iPhone Lightning port exposed to allow users to plug in wired headphones.”
Designed to deliver enough power to get iPhone users through their day, the mophie juice pack access for the iPhone Xs/X provides up to 25 hours of total talk time, while the juice pack access for the iPhone Xs Max and iPhone XR provides up to 31 hours of total talk time2. The new case design features an open bottom that boasts several advantages:
-- It allows customers to use the Lightning EarPods that come with the iPhone -- Priority+® charging will pass wireless and wired power to the iPhone first: o The juice pack access is equipped with a built-in wireless receiver and transmitter and can conveniently charge the phone with any Qi-enabled wireless charger, including mophie’s charge stream family of products o The juice pack access features a built-in USB-C input for wired charging -- Users may also charge the iPhone via the Lightning input -- The juice pack access features a reduced height profile with dimensions more like a traditional case
Pricing & Availability:The mophie juice pack access will be available during Q1 2019 on mophie.com for $119.95 and comes in a variety of colors, including black, stone, gold, and dark red for the iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xs/X, and black, blue, and red for the iPhone XR.
1Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Retail Tracking Service, Cell Phone Device Protection, Charging Case, Based on Dollars & Units, Jan. 2015-Nov. 2018.
2Total hours are estimated by adding the mAh capacity of the juice pack batteries to that of the iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xs/X, or iPhone XR battery.
mophie, the mophie logo juice pack, juice pack access, charge stream, Stay Powerful, and Priority+ are trademarks of mophie inc. Apple, Lightning, iPhone, and EarPods are trademarks of Apple Inc. CES is a trademark of Consumer Technology Association Corporation. Qi is a trademark of the Wireless Power Consortium. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
About mophie:mophie, the #1 selling battery case manufacturer and the #1 external battery brand in the US, is a California-based, award-winning designer and manufacturer that empowers the mobile world to Stay Powerful®. Widely acclaimed for innovative mobile solutions, mophie is the proud developer of the original juice pack. mophie products are recognized for style and engineered for performance, providing a seamless integration of hardware, software and design. mophie has operations in California, Michigan, Hong Kong, and China. mophie products are available in more than 130 countries, and can be found at Apple, Best Buy, Verizon, and T-Mobile stores, as well as Sprint and other leading retailers. Visit mophie.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@mophie).
About ZAGG Inc:ZAGG Inc (NASDAQ:ZAGG) is a global leader in accessories and technologies that empower mobile lifestyles. The Company has an award-winning product portfolio that includes screen protection, power management solutions, mobile keyboards, and personal audio sold under the InvisibleShield®, mophie®, ZAGG®, BRAVEN®, IFROGZ®, and Gear4® brands. ZAGG Inc has operations in the United States, Ireland, the U.K., and China. For more information, please visit the company’s websites at www.zagg.com, www.mophie.com, and Gear4.com.
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