Vampiric iPhone!

Without reading further into the content, all iphone users would already know what I am talking about!  Yes we love the phone and most of it’s features but there are some features we love less because of the limitations, lack of controls or less than satisfactory organization etc. However majority of which will be addressed in the launch of OS 4.0 without us having the need to jailbreak it.

But the battery drain on this phone is ridiculous!  So to save battery juice aka blood you’ll need to turn off  some of the functions regularly when in idle mode and that is probably all the advice you’ll get on the subject.  You cannot even buy a spare iPhone battery for standby because there is no way for the laymen to change it on their own without destroying it! 

So is there absolutely nothing you can do about it? Well not exactly…you can sacrifice the aesthetic slim, sleek curves of it for more power!  Noooooo! you’d probably scream!  You love the slender look even with your designer case on.  So why would anyone want a chubby looking one? or even to feel one in their pocket?  Well the look and feel becomes secondary when you travel for longer periods without having an outlet to charge your phone!

Here are some of the options I have personally considered :-


Best fit (even with case fitted) battery charger for iPod/iPhone 2G/3G/3GS models with 800mAH battery capacity (about 60~70% charge for iPhone).

MiLi Power Pack

Compatibility iPhone 3GS, 3G and 2G
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh
Standby time 390 Hours
Talk time 6.5 hours on 3G, 13.5 hours on 2G
Internet use 6.5 hours on 3G, 8 hours on Wi-Fi
Audio play 31 hours
Video play 9 hours

Mophie Juice Pack air

For iPhone 3GS:

Standby Time: Up to 270 hours
Talk Time: Up to 4.5 hours on 3G | Up to 10 hours on 2G
Internet Use: Up to 4.5 hours on 3G | Up to 8 hours on Wi-Fi
Audio Playback: Up to 27 hours
Video Playback: Up to 9 hours

Other product specifications are as follows:

Product Dimensions: 4.90 in x 2.59 in x 0.75 in; 2.66 oz
Battery Capacity: 1200 mAh
Estimated Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Product Category: Cell Phone External Battery
Product Compatibility: Apple iPhone 3G and Apple iPhone 3GS
Package Content Included: juice pack air™, USB-micro cable, User’s Manual

BluePack S7 By Dexim

BluePack™ S7 Case with 1500 mAh Lithium Polymer Battery
for iPhone 3GS/3G

BluePack S7 comes with high quality PC cover extends your iPhone talk time by up to 3.5 hours or 7 hours video playing time or 36 hours music playing – via the exceptional 1500mA Lithium Polymer battery. With an included micro-USB cable, you can also charge your iPod touch, so you never need to worry about running out when playing games.

BluePack S7 also features a built-in sliding stand so you can easily enjoy hands-free video viewing at your desk, on the plane – any flat surface

1500mA Lithium Polymer Battery
Input power:5V DC,1A
Output power:5V DC,500mA

5 Responses

  1. Great work, hope to hear more from you.Are you working in a Group that you can make such a great Blog? 🙂

    • Why Thank you, and no it is a solo effort….*blush*

      cheers mate!

  2. Agree, below is the Apocket Technical specification:
    Battery Capacity: 2000mAh
    Full Charging time to Apocket:≈3h
    Power Supply time to iPhone (no battery iPhone continuesly talking): 6h
    Input voltage: DC 5V
    Input currency: 500mAh
    Output voltage: DC 5.2V
    Output currency: 500mAh
    Dimensions: 130*64.5*21 mm
    Colour: Bright Black or Bright white (piano color) (selectable)

    You can buy it here with coupon code: 5PERCENTOFF

  3. So which did you get eventually?
    I am looking at the Veho Pebble

    • Yeap I got it the DEXIM one and it works perfectly well. Cheers mate and hope your choice works out for you too!


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