Apple launches rechargeable battery cases for new iPhones

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on Jan 16 2019
Apple launches rechargeable battery cases for new iPhones
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Available in black and white colours, the cases are priced at Rs $129 a piece and are available for all the three newly-launched models: the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR.

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Highlights:

  • The rechargeable cases are available in black and white colours.
  • Each case costs $129.

Apple has launched rechargeable battery cases for its newest iPhone lineup, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR, so that the users for these phones can get extended running hours of the smartphones. The newly-launched cases are available in black and white colours. The Cupertino-based technology company had previously launched rechargeable cases for models, including the iPhone 6/6S, iPhone 7 and iPhone 8.

According to Apple’s website, the new cases are claimed to increase talk time from 20 hours to up to 33 hours on the iPhone XS, 25 hours to up to 37 hours on the XS Max, and 25 hours to up to 39 hours on the XR. When it comes to the internet use, the case can help the iPhone XR users to get enough juice to run for up to 22 hours, the iPhone XS users can get a backup for up to 21 hours.

When it comes to the video playback, these cases can help iPhone XR users get an up to 27 hour run time, the iPhone XS users are said to get up to 25 hours watch time and iPhone XS Max users can get up to 25 hours backup. The cases can also be re-charged with inductive chargers. Apple announced that in the fourth quarter of 2018, the Other Products segment, which includes these cases, generated $4.2 billion in revenue - up 31 percent on year-on-year basis.

“The Smart Battery Case is compatible with Qi-certified chargers. You can charge your iPhone and battery case simultaneously for increased talk time. The case can be charged even faster with USB-PD compatible chargers. It also supports Lightning accessories, such as the EarPods with Lightning Connector (included with your iPhone), or the Lightning Digital AV Adapter (sold separately),” Apple said in the description of the products.

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