mophie - Juice Pack External Battery Case with Wireless Charging for Apple® iPhone® 7 Plus and 8 Plus - Red

Provide extra power to your iPhone 7+ or 8+ with a flip of the switch on this mophie juicepack air case. Made to give your smartphone added protection along with additional charge, this bright red case makes a statement while it keeps your phone well-covered against damage. Flip the switch of this mophie juicepack air case for 20 hours of web time.
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    • mophie Juice Pack External Battery Case with Wireless Charging for Apple® iPhone® 7 Plus and 8 Plus

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    87% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2163 out of 2491)

    Features


    Designed for use with Apple iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus

    To protect and complement your phone.

    Wireless charging

    Works with Qi charging systems for rapid wireless charging.

    2525 mAh capacity

    Delivers reliable backup power to your phone.

    Impact drop protection

    Safeguards against harm caused by accidental drops.

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    Customer rating

    4.4
    87%
    would recommend to a friend

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    • Really disappointed in the performance, will never buy this brand againjeffw
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    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      Do not purchase for iPhone 8 plus

      Posted
      Brooklyngirl

      Do not purchase this case for an iPhone 8 Plus! This case is for an iPhone 7 plus that is being passed off as an iPhone 8 plus case. When I opened the box, I noticed the quick start guide says it's for an iPhone 7 Plus. I thought for a moment that I purchased the wrong item. The outside packaging says iPhone 7 Plus/ 8 Plus, but upon further investigation, I realized there was a sticker that said iPhone 7 Plus/8 Plus placed over the original writing on the box that says iPhone 7 Plus. Please be aware that although your 8 Plus looks like it's the same size as the 7 Plus, it is not. The iPhone 8 is 0.2mm thicker and 0.1mm taller than the iPhone 7 Plus. 0.2mm is about the thickness of 4 sheets of copy paper. Although it may not seem like a huge difference, it is. I've owned 2 other Mophie cases for my past iPhones and never had a problem. I'm sure this one works great for the 7 Plus. The problem is with the fit for the 8 Plus. The 8 Plus slips snuggly into the case, but you will have a really hard time getting it out. Pay close attention to the reviews and see how many people have damaged their phones trying to get an 8 Plus out of this case. Go to the apple website and search mophie cases. They are even selling this case as an iPhone 7 Plus/8 Plus case. There are 10 reviews up with most people complaining that they can't take their phone out. When I went to the Mophie website, they are only advertising this case for the 7 Plus it was intended for. If you have a 7 Plus, I'm sure this will work great for you. However, if you have an 8 Plus, I suggest you wait for Mophie to actually create a case with the correct dimensions or plan on leaving your phone in the case permanently.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

      Improvement Needed

      Posted
      AppleObsessed
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      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      TL;DR: extended battery life is limited, would be better if charging port matched on phone, very heavy, shows every little mark. I started a new job where I am on my phone all day, and was very excited to purchase this as I would not be connected to a cord to charge my phone. The first thing I noticed about this case is that it is very sturdy, but heavy. The two part design makes removal and application easy. After charging the case I put it on my phone and placed it in the back pocket of my pants and went about my day. When shopping I noticed my pants kept falling on one side and after pulling my pants up twice I realized it was the case (it’s that heavy). I let my phone get to 80% before turning on the case and it recharged my phone four times at this percentage. I was initially impressed. That night I had to take it off to charge both my phone and the case. A few days later I forgot to charge my phone and thought it was fine because of the case. NOPE. My phone only charged to 57% when the case turned off (with continuous usage and low power mode off). Luckily for me I had a charger at my desk for my phone. Again I had to take the case off to charge it. This product would be so much better if the charging port matched the port of the phone, not only for charging, but also for those of us who are still using an aux cable to play music in the car. If I wanted to jam out in the car with the music on my phone I again had to take the case off. Throughout the week I also noticed that every little touch left a mark on the case. Easily wipes off but still does not look great. Attached picture for reference. While this case does provide some extended battery life, I feel like the cons outweigh the pros of having a wireless charger. If you only need it for one reacharge a day it’s great, but for someone who spends all day on the phone it was useless. I hated that I had to compromise the safety of my phone to charge it with a charging cable other than the one for the case (which is quite short and why I was not using it). Also when the case is dead you’re carrying around a heavy case that is doing nothing for your battery life. Improvements could make this case so much better.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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        Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. Your input is extremely valuable to us, and helps the team understand which features we need to improve on.

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Good Case with Additional Functionality, but Heavy

      Posted
      TortugaDescalza
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      I bought this case after my silicone Apple iPhone case tore apart after only 6 months of use. I decided to purchase the case, based on its reduced price (approximately, $60, from a MSRP of about $99.99) and its added functionality of having an extra battery pack always attached, as well as wireless Qi charging. The difference in prices was used to buy a separate Samsung Universal Qi Charging Pad, which was also on sale at BestBuy and works great! As for the case itself, it is great and works, exactly, as intended. I'm using it for an iPhone 7 Plus and I love the added functionality of having wireless charging, instead of having to stumble around for a lightning cable around the nightstand. Plus, the extra battery charge is awesome to make sure that my iPhone's battery lasts through the day, after some exhaustive use. Cons of the case, for me, were not deal breakers, but I would be remiss to say that they may be significant for others. These cons include: 1) Make the iPhone 7 Plus significantly heavier. 2) Shifts the center of gravity on the phone towards the bottom/the home button. Thus, it takes some getting used to the new weight distribution, which is some what weird when compared to the even distribution of the iPhone itself in terms of weight. 3) It is NOT a waterproof case. So any use of the phone near water may require that you stop using the case altogether. 4) The port to recharge the phone with a cable is a Micro USB port, forcing you to either buy a hybrid cable or to carry separate lightning and Micro USB cables. 5) Wireless charging requires buying a separate wireless charging base! Any universal Qi wireless charging base will do, but remember, you get what you pay for with these. Cheaper doesn't always mean better. Overall, not the perfect case, but I knew that going into the purchase and I was willing to put up with its cons. I'm happy with the purchase and would recommend to anyone who believes the cons are not deal breakers either.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Wish I would have bought this sooner!

      Posted
      Albert
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      **As a battery case, I give this 4 stars, but for wireless charging I would give it 6/5** **RE Battery Case** The battery case itself is a fairly slim design, which has the tradeoff of not holding *that* much extra juice. If I run my phone battery down to 10%, the battery case won't quite get me back to 100%, although it usually gets me above 80-90% which is typically plenty. If your primary concern is a ton of extra battery life, you might do well to look into a case with a larger battery, though you may have to sacrifice wireless charging. HOWEVER **RE Wireless Charging Case** A wireless charging case was on my wish list for a very long time but I had trouble pulling the trigger due to the price commitment (not just the case but the accessory pads as well). I purchased this case, the mat for charging at night, as well as the Desk mount, which I converted into a car mount with a cheap stand ($10) I picked up at a discount store (TJ Max, Ross). (Best Buy had been running a sale when purchasing 3 accessories together so it made sense to pickup the desk mount, pad, and phone case together) It's not only an awesome purchase because it charges wirelessly, but the magnetic connection made mounting the stand in the car an easy upgrade. I've now got easy access to Maps and music while driving. The only issue I've had is with the flat charging mat, but I'll review that separately from this case as I've had zero issues charging with the Desk Mount (in my car). The case has been a fantastic purchase overall, and I'm happy I decided to splurge. Now if only it fit the iPhone X...

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Adds noticeable weight, but does its job well.

      Posted
      djm3
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      This case was purchased for my wife's phone, so I don't interact with it on a daily basis. But in speaking to her about it, she says that she really likes it, is pleased with the battery life, and has very little negative to say about it. The biggest downside for her is the additional weight it adds to the phone, whereas the slight size increase is not as big of an issue for her. We do wish that it used the same type of charging cable (Lightning,) that the phone itself uses, rather than dealing with different types of power cables, as this case charges with a micro-USB cable when plugged in directly. Yes, the case does charge wirelessly on the two types of wireless chargers we have tried it with (Mophie and Samsung), but the Mophie charger uses the same micro-USB cable as the case does, rather than matching with the type of cable the phone itself uses. I guess this makes sense, assuming you never plan to use the phone without the case on it, but if you do, be prepared to have a Lightning charging cable handy as well as a micro-USB for your case/charger. We're not really sure how much protection this case provides, but just based on how it looks and feels, it appears to give a fairly significant layer of security against typical bumps, drops, etc., but I wouldn't go so far as to say it's as good as a high end case designed solely and specifically for the purpose of protection.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Dual Purpose - Protects and keeps phone charged!

      Posted
      foxyd
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Love this case/wireless charger. Fits like a glove on my iphone 8 plus. My son has the same item in red and he dropped his phone about 10 feet and the phone survived no scratches or cracks. I have a samsung wireless charger that I place my phone on at night at it charges the phone and the battery case. I have a pop socket on the lower right corner of the case and I just charge my phone upside down on the charging station. I started with the rose gold case but the volume up button would stick. So I exchanged for the black case which I like better because it is a matted finish oppose to the rose gold which felt slippery when handling it - just my preference - the black feels secure in my hand. The red case is also matted finish. By the way when I exchanged the rose gold for the black case I received $5 back. Just keep checking online the case goes on sale now and then. My son's red case was originally $99 and while I was in the store returning an item there was an extra $40 on my return credit. Come to find out the case was on sale online. Just show the online price and Best Buy will match the online price.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      I like it

      Posted
      mother
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      This case continues to surprise me. I didn't think it would fit into my tiny Patricia Nash crossbody. It does. Charging is a dream for my 7 plus, now I can wirelessly charge. The feel of the case is great. Soft to my delicate hands. The buttons are much easier to press than my Otter case. The battery built into the case is strong enough to charge my phone once from almost nothing. The case seems to hold up. It hasn't scratched at all although I'm gentle with my devices, but recently my phone was handled by others and the case is the same as it was beforehand. Drawbacks, I'd expect a case of this price to charge my phone at least 2 times. You can buy a portable charger of the same power for $5. It would be nice if the case covered the lip with a hole for the Home button. It looks kind of goofy from the front but for $40 you can buy a Mophie screen protector that covers the remaining screen (in black if you like). Still... the case is too finger printy for my taste. Conclusion, as I got this case on sale for $40, the benefits outweigh the drawbacks.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

      Beware!! No lightning connection as advertised

      Posted
      Willam
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      So I had tried other battery cases for my iPhone 7 Plus and been disappointed. I have an older Mophie battery backup, so I was excited to find this one for my phone. I was even more excited when I read you could connect a lightning cable to charge. (See pic from BB description) Much to my disappointment when I opened I found the case has only a USB connection similar to Androids etc. I thought maybe someone had switched something without BB being aware, but upon further investigation I found posts and reviews pointing out this very issue. Why doesn’t Mophie build a case with a lightning connection so that you can charge, or use your Apple wired headphones???? Why does BB state you can use your lightning connections?

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend



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