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3 powerful iPhone battery cases perfect for back to school

At a Glance

If you don't have reason to frequently remove it, the Resurgence is a great battery case. You just need sharp claws and steel nerves to get it open.

Price when rated: $100

Pros

  • Good looks and protection without a lot of bulk.

Cons

  • Really hard to remove.
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At a Glance

Mophie does it again, this time adding extra storage to its Juice Pack, along with a slick app to access the files.

Price when rated: $150 for 16GB, $180 for 32GB, $250 for 64GB

Pros

  • Easy to use.
  • Packs extra storage you can access from a Space app on the iPhone.

Cons

  • Expensive.
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At a Glance

Wireless charging is so much more convenient than plugging in a cable, and the PowerCase's battery performed great in our tests.

Price when rated: $120

Pros

  • Easy to remove, and cutouts let you access buttons and headphone jack.
  • Wireless charging pad is fun to use.

Cons

  • Slower to charge than the Otterbox Resurgence and Mophie Space Pack.
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