In order to make the most out of your iPhone 5 or 5S and enjoy all the features that it offers for more time, you need good battery power. Unfortunately, the battery life of iPhone 5/5S is not exactly long lasting. The good thing is that there is a way to extend the battery life of you iPhone and that is using a battery case, which is a practical accessory that does not only protect your device but also allows you to get more time to enjoy all its functions before you need to charge the battery again. Even though these accessories will make your iPhone heavier, they are quite useful, specially for those who are constantly on the go and do not always have the chance to recharge the battery. We have listed some of the best options when it comes to battery cases for your iPhone 5. The selection is based not only on their performance but also on their design.
With a nice, easy to grip design and matte finish, you will not mind the extra bulk that the Lenmar Meridian adds to your iPhone 5. Specially taking into consideration the fact that it adds an extraordinary battery endurance and the accessory is approved by Apple. At a price that starts at $52.99, this case offers quality, protection and extended battery life at a reasonable price.
Tylt Energi Sliding Power Case
The Tylt Energi Sliding Power triplicates the battery life of your iPhone 5/5S, making it a top choice when you are looking for a battery case that gives you extended power when you are constantly on the move. Its design is cool and convenient, giving you the option to slide the battery off when you want to make your phone lighter. While it is more expensive than other options in the market (prices start at $79.99), it’s sleek design and the impressive battery endurance that it gives to your iPhone, make it an accessory worth getting.
iBatz Mojo Hi5 Power Bank
This external battery by iBatz offers a great solution for anyone that wants to make sure that they never have to worry about running out of battery in the middle of a call. While it adds weight to your phone and its appearance is not exactly the most stylish, the Mojo Hi5 Power Bank offers great battery endurance and the confidence that can bring you knowing that your phone is always ready whenever you need it, even when there is not a wall plug or USB port available. The price for the Mojo Hi5 starts at $60.
iBatz Mojo Refuel
The Mojo Refuel may extend the battery life of your iPhone slightly less than the Mojo Hi5 but it still does a great job and with a far better design and it’s lighter. It also has a replaceable battery and four LED on the back that let you know how much battery is left. You can get this Apple certified battery case for around $72.
The advantages of the PowerGlider are that it is easy to use, doubles your battery life and that it protects your phone quite well. It is also lighter than other external batteries and at $49.99 it is also cheaper. The issue is that some users may experience compatibility issues, which may be explained by the fact that the item does not count with Apple certification.