The iPhone is one of the fastest, smartest and stylish smart phones on the planet to date and with its latest reincarnation as the iPhone 4S, eoutlet have decided to explore the one true flaw of the iPhone, battery life. The iPhone is super powerful, fetching data, playing films, songs and allowing you to serf the net to your hearts content, but this all comes at a price. With so much going on inside such a compact device, something has to give, and in this case it is the battery life.
As a result of this, Apple have created a useful guide, offering hints and tips on how to prolong the battery life of your iPhone on a day-to-day basis, and also to ensure it doesn’t need replacing.
With all these useful hints and tips, you should be able to keep your iPhone going that little bit longer. But, for those times when your battery does run-low, and your not near a USB port or wall socket, we’ve listed some of the best external batteries and power solutions around.
Mophie Juice Pack Air
Designed for the iPhone 3G/3GS, the iPhone 4 and in a range of colours, the Mophie Juice Pack Air is one of the most stylish and sophisticated ways to keep your iPhone fully charged whilst on the go. Acting as a protective case as well as an extra battery, the Mophie Juice Pack Air is two accessories in one. Doubling the battery life of your iPhone, the Mophie Juice Pack Air gives you all the extra time you need to call, text and surf. It is the ideal iPhone accessory as it acts as your case two, eliminating the need to carry around an extra piece of kit, whilst ensuring that your iPhone stays super protected. The ideal accessory for any festival goer or anyone who doesn’t always have easy access to a USB port or wall socket. Available for the iPhone 3G/3GS in Purple, Black, Red and White and for the iPhone 4 in Black and Red.
Zagg Sparq 2.0 iPhone 4 Battery +DG-368 US to UK Plug
If you don’t want a bulky case, but still want the benefit of an external battery, the Zagg Sparq 2.0 iPhone 4 Battery is just the accessory for you. Designed to work with multiple devices, it is ideal for keeping your iPhone 4 fully charged on the go. Simply plug the Zagg Sparq 2.0 iPhone 4 Battery into a wall socket until all the lights are on, to indicate it is fully charged. Then simply pop it in your pocket or bag and off you go. Featuring two separate USB ports, optimized which is ideal for your iPhone 4, and general which will charge lower spec USB devices. The Zagg Sparq 2.0 iPhone 4 Battery is the perfect external battery as once you’ve fully charged your iPhone 4 back to full capacity, put it away and you retain the lightweight, unique size and weight of your iPhone 4. What’s even better about the Zagg Sparq 2.0 iPhone 4 Battery is that you can re-charge your iPhone up to 4 times with one charge of the Zagg Sparq 2.0 iPhone 4 Battery, so it will just keep giving and will ensure that your iPhone does too.
Just Mobile Gum Pro Back-Up Battery For iPhone
Similar, to the Zagg Sparq, the Just Mobile Gum Pro Back-Up Battery For iPhone is a separate unit that can easily be detached from your iPhone once it is fully charged. Charging your iPhone up to 90% in just an hour, the Just Mobile Gum Pro Back-Up Battery For iPhone will then go on to charge your iPhone 3 more times before it needs a power boost itself. Quite impressive for a nimble little gadget. With three 3 LEDs indicating power remaining, you’ll always know where you are with the Just Mobile Gum Pro Back-Up Battery For iPhone and exactly how much power you have left.