Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhone’s storage (hands-on)

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Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

(Credit: Scott Stein/CNET)

Nestled among the many, many iPhone accessories at CES 2014 was one that could be one of the most useful of all: the Mophie Space Pack, a battery pack case for the iPhone 5 and 5s with an additional 16 or 32GB of storage. If you consider that battery life and extra storage space are two of the biggest problems with using an iPhone exclusively as a camera, the Space Pack is perhaps the best iPhone -as-camera accessory yet made. I spent some hands-on time with one, and it does everything you’d expect…but that extra storage turns out to be most useful for photos and self-shot video.

Imagine Mophie’s Juice Pack Air, which has a 1700mAh battery, and stick some extra storage in there, and you have the idea. Expanding your iPhone ’s storage from 16 to 32GB costs $100 anyway, so $149.99 for a battery pack and 16GB is a pretty good deal comparatively, even if Android owners with micro SD cards end up laughing. It’s an even better deal for the $179.95 model with 32GB. The Space Pack comes in black or white. I held the black model in Mophie’s dimly-lit briefing room. (Credit: Scott Stein/CNET)

The case feels as good as any other Mophie Juice Pack case, and a silver button on the back activates the onboard storage access. An app accesses files … [Read more]

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)


Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

 

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

 

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

 

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

 

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

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