Attractive design; Comfortable to hold; Easy to use; Nearly doubles HTC One's battery life
Doubles the weight and thickness of HTC One
The Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One is a protective case and external battery in one that nearly doubles your endurance.
Between surfing the Web and streaming videos and music, your smartphone's battery can drain pretty quickly. The $99 Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One promises to double your smartphone's battery life. This accessory has the potential to be a godsend, because the One doesn't offer a removable battery. Find out why this Juice Pack is worth the squeeze.
Measuring 6.06 x 2.88 x 0.67 inches and weighing 5.05 ounces, the Juice Pack effectively doubles the thickness and weight of the HTC One (5.4 x 2.7 x 0.37 inches, 5.04 ounces). Its size makes it more difficult to reach the far edges of the phone with your thumb. However, the Juice Pack's rounded contours help alleviate the extra bulk when it's in your pocket.
On the lower back of the Juice Pack is a small button and four white LEDs that indicate the power level. Next to these is a small switch, which lets you turn the Juice Pack on or off. On the bottom is a microUSB port to charge the Juice Pack. The case also comes with a microUSB cable.
Without the Juice Pack, the HTC One (we used an AT&T version) lasted 5 hours and 55 minutes. Following Mophie's instructions, we were able to extend the One's battery life to 11 hours and 26 minutes, about half an hour short of Mophie's claim.
Mophie claims the Juice Pack is rechargeable for more than 500 full cycles, but after that, it may provide less than 75 percent of its original capacity.
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|Accessories Type||Bags and Cases|
|Accessories Type||Cell Phones Accessories|
|Battery Type/Life||2,500 mAh|
|Size||6.06 x 2.88 x 0.67 inches|