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iPhone 6s Battery Case: Explained!

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Apple's new iPhone battery case is... interesting. Mophie Juicepack Air: http://amzn.to/1jNr5UO Lifeproof case: http://amzn.to/1YXMxWV Video Gear I use: http://amzn.com/lm/R3B571T7PT4PWM?tag=m0494a-20 Intro Track: Deadmau5 - Slow Down, Start Over ~ http://twitter.com/MKBHD http://google.com/+MarquesBrownlee http://facebook.com/MarquesBrownlee http://facebook.com/MKBHD http://instagram.com/MKBHD
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Vincent Kibet (6 days ago)
its 29 dollars now
random The Guy (21 days ago)
I just wanna know how much extra hours would this phone case work
A Random Ambivert (28 days ago)
In my country UAE/Dubai this iPhone smart case is for 380AED man
Wind Chills (1 month ago)
Why the hell do you need to explain battery cases
Michael Stephan (1 month ago)
Sheeple. Like if you get the reference.
Gertrude Squirt (1 month ago)
it looks like if an iphone was pregnant
Kalyan Das (1 month ago)
Can you do one for android or for one plus
Nonamus Gaming (1 month ago)
Is it weird I got a battery iPhone case ad
Vihaan Prakash (1 month ago)
Nice video...Keep going
Kaddach Othman (1 month ago)
i know why the apple case cost 99$ because of the apple logo
Fraz (1 month ago)
who's Re-watching in 2017? btw remember the old logo? brings back memories
Captain Fives (1 month ago)
How do I turn this case off whenever I want?
Infotainment Hub (2 months ago)
*Really Nice* 👍🏻🙌🏻
Junketsu (2 months ago)
can u save me plsss!!!!!! i realyy want to buy one but what reaally bothers me is the fact that i will be using my iphone while he is charging . can i use the battery case instead of my iphone battery and then when the battery case runs out my phone will use its original battery? plssss
Garrett Reider (2 months ago)
Why don't all iPhones have a bulge, Seriously, it DOES make it more grippy.
Jamiekneebonevlogs/ Jk (2 months ago)
Great video, know how it’s works now! 👍
SSolanki94961 (2 months ago)
I have a 3100mah battery and it costs $20. It is thinner than these cases.
a k (3 months ago)
dog mental
Erica Harris (3 months ago)
Have you done a review on the LG20?? I need too know
Gene Parcellano (3 months ago)
That apple battery pack is an insult to iphone6 users smh.
Fennec Besixdouze (3 months ago)
The universal negative respones to the Apple battery case is one of the best examples of why tech reviewers are legitimately the dumbest people in all of consumer media. What's so ugly? "I don't understand why there's a lump there" really? Are you mentally disabled? The lump is the battery ... people would have preferred if they had added a bunch of unnecessary bulk to round it out? How the hell does that work with the Apple design aesthetic? Honestly I think it's the best looking battery case I've seen. All the other ones I've seen are these giant cases that try super hard to make themselves look all rounded out, desperately trying to disguise what they obviously are. I love that Apple embraces what the thing is and does it in an elegant way that doesn't try to apologize for itself. If you're going to put a battery case on your phone, why try to hide the fact that you have a battery case on the phone? Makes no aesthetic sense and looks stupid. This battery case is awesome. Literally everything you described about Mofi being better isn't better. A two piece design you say, but it's PATENTED you say? Wow! Oh wait a second, patenting a terrible idea doesn't make it a good idea. The one piece design of the Apple case is obviously superior, how on earth is it better to have some flimsy top piece that comes off? Seriously what fucking planet are you from? You read it's "patented" and thing that makes it a good idea? It doesn't. One piece is obviously always better. Why would you want extra buttons and indicators on the back of your phone? The Apple case builds all that functionality INTO your phone. "You have to turn on your phone to see" lmfao, no, you ARE ABLE TO SEE IT THROUGH YOUR PHONE. That's what you WANT. If you're a normal human being, that is. "You don't get to choose when to turn it on" lmfao, what? Why in the hell would you run the phone off of the built-in battery? That defeats the entire purpose of a battery case, if you're doing that just get a battery bank. Yes, great idea: wear down the battery on your $600+ dollar smartphone that costs well over $100 to replace the battery on rather than running off of the $100 battery case first and using the built in battery for the backup when that runs out. Thinking a toggle on/off button would be a remotely good idea is a perfect example of an incredibly stupid idea, and literally every tech reviewer has commented on it. You people are morons. Apple case builds all the functionality you want of an extra battery directly into the phone ecosystem, the design is actually great, and you can charge it and your phone together with just a lightning cable. It's not meant as some huge battery bank like the Mofi. It is designed to do one thing: deliver all-day talk for people who heavily use their phones all day and run out of juice with the built-in battery. It literally does everything it is supposed to do perfectly, it's one of the most perfectly executed designs we've seen yet from Apple and the fact that you can't see that because you think it should have some hideous design like the Mofi (seriously, if you look at those two cases side by side and think the Mofi looks better you are aesthetically retarded) again shows what an ignoramus of a tech reviewer you are. "It's not the best battery case you can get for your iPhone" it absolutely is, if what you want is a completely integrated don't-even-think-about-it solution to get a full day of heavy use out of your phone. The design is excellent, it adds only and exactly the amount of bulk it needs to in order to perfectly accomplish what it needs to do, without requiring any thought or input from the user. If what you want is what Mofi has to offer, you're better off with a separate power bank.
Aseem behl (2 months ago)
Fennec Besixdouze OMG, thank you for writing this. I was cringing the whole time watching this video and thinking exactly what you wrote. It is rediculous that this guy is the most popular YouTube tech reviewer. He never has any useful insights and rather makes dumb recommendations on a weekly basis. But this video is probably the most obviously dumb thing he has made. I don't even use an iPhone, but his incredible stupidity here just made me furious haha. Anyhow thanks again for your funny and clever comment. Cheers!
Andrew Wiq (4 months ago)
I actually like the look of Apple's better, all other battery cases are too bulky and look like helmets, I rather have consistent symmetry of shape (ie. rectangle in the middle of another rectangle) than something that looks like a clump of mud. Yes it looks funky, but I kinda like that. I basically just think of it as the iphone wearing a slim backpack. Most importantly, all other battery cases add too much length, while also adding bulk simultaneously, NOT GOOD. With Apple's, it's the same size the phone was in your pocket before, except with the added bulk of one of those slim, low-profile card wallets some companies sell that take up practically no room.
Dee Wong (4 months ago)
How did you make your Macbook that kind of colour ? It is really beautiful.
Heptic Ninja (5 months ago)
Do you have to have iOS 9.1 to make it work
Siddiquoe Bright (5 months ago)
Łukasz Paziewski (6 months ago)
it destoyed my iPhone battery. TWICE
sananth kumar (6 months ago)
does it works in iphone 6
trinity x (7 months ago)
I think it looks cute!
Villatoro1996 (8 months ago)
How did you get the old macbook all black? Looks badass!
Roc (8 months ago)
Also, does anyone know if you can charge this case without it being attached to the iPhone? Thank you.
Roc (8 months ago)
My smart case is ALWAYS charging. Is this expected? I thought it was supposed to engage when the battery hits 20% or so. . . Someone please let me know.
Jack Cadle (8 months ago)
I've had 3 different mophies, and after 2-3 months they begun to heat up even after being used for only a couple of minutes, whereas the apple case doesn't, which is why I think the apple case is better
alexfithero (8 months ago)
I can show the ladies how big the bulge is in my pocket now
Chris (8 months ago)
It looks like a snake which has eaten an iPod😂
Niro Z (8 months ago)
Wow that case is so fucking ugly. Apple you suck! A $100 ugly case? hahahahahaha FUCK YOU!
Paianni (8 months ago)
2:41 editing fail
Austin Bell (8 months ago)
the mophie is way uglier, that case is so fucking bulky
It's Nerf (8 months ago)
this guy is the only youtuber that i can trust in reviews
Rocking Joe (8 months ago)
I just found this case - https://www.ebay.com.au/p/?iid=172334071178&&&chn=ps What is your opinion on it? Have you found something like this before?
Dhairya (8 months ago)
yup! right! my $30 power bank has 20000mAh of battery + my phone still looks minimal and sleek xD
Mark Davenport (8 months ago)
I use the Apple Smart Battery Case. I bought it for Lightning out with full dock/headphone dongle/ A/V capabilities. It's absolutely fantastic. The lack of a power switch and battery indicator on the outside are good things because they simplify the user experience. I just forget it's there now. Being able to see case charge on the phone screen in NC or LS when plugged in is far superior to LED lights on the back. It redirects the microphone and speaker to be front facing. It exactly matches the white color of the front of my rose gold iPhone. I'm willing to forgo 800 mAh or so because this case has no wasted space inside. Thanks anyway MKBHD, but this user is going 1st party.
Callahan Covington (8 months ago)
Welcome to the world of sealed batteries and planned obsolescence. Enjoy your stay.
Kamil00Kamil (8 months ago)
iPhone 6S = EyePhone Success
Lyrics Song 321 (8 months ago)
best battery Case 😀
Tech Dude (8 months ago)
There is a black version of it and white version of it(There is a nigga version and a slave owner version of it
JJ163 (8 months ago)
OH MY GOD! Marques published this on my birthday!!!
Hugh G. Rection (8 months ago)
Love your videos Marques! Keep up the amazing work!
Disguise Power (8 months ago)
I love the Applecase it's simple no buttons I make sure the case and my phone are both 100% charged and I'm on my way I don't have to switch a button if my phone is empty to activate the case! it's all automatic plus the case is still slimmer than those hughe other cases on the market ! and why is everyone bitching about the price by now you know all Apple products are expensive? no one is forcing you to buy it?! it's a slim case and I love it and I'm happy with it :)
SamElly98 (8 months ago)
Not too attractive of a case, but very attractive video quality
Dean Natale (8 months ago)
I like that electric drumset in the background
Gus Everson (8 months ago)
Hey, Love the video, I have been looking for a battery case and this cleared a lot of things up for me, Thanks!
Some One (8 months ago)
Steve jobs would have been pissed. 😡 Looks like shit.
Tim Bodey (8 months ago)
Timeless, still a great review nowerdays, a great contrast from those that support Apple whatever, very nice!
Eirik Skurdal (8 months ago)
Good video! I Wish did samsung like this :)
Seumas Dale (8 months ago)
Man dat case is ugly Great vid tho!
xSynatiiC (8 months ago)
Its so interesting how much the Quality of your VIdeos changed within just a year ! Even if it might not look so good, it could save lives :)
Raysman (8 months ago)
75% Android fanboys comments 15% scams websites 10% Random comments
Animated gif (8 months ago)
I hope Jony Ive did not design this. Looks kinda disgusting.
Elian Isac (8 months ago)
I think the case is a design fail, but actually it feels very thin.. just like the phone, the other one is bulky on the sides.. so you get the feeling of holding a 600$ bulldozer tyre (even if the second one is more attractive.. as a battery case obviously)
Kaisah Yusoff (8 months ago)
is there an on and off button?
L.oviL (8 months ago)
1. Does the charge cut in half for the phone and the other half goes to the case? 2. If the case or phone is full, Does the case or phone (the one not fully charged) get twice the power?
Garpet Flarpet (8 months ago)
It's so ugly
Frank Makhlouf (8 months ago)
D was straight trash
Erik Hernandez (8 months ago)
i like how samsung users go to apple vids just to hate, lmao thats what you use your phone for?
NO ONE CARES (1 month ago)
Erik Hernandez Yes
Brandon (8 months ago)
Erik Hernandez ouch..
Queeney Limbaga (8 months ago)
I thought its a battery for iphone
Queeney Limbaga (8 months ago)
To clearify apple smart battery is also charge the iphone,it also like a power bank?
Dank meme Like crazy (8 months ago)
People complaining about getting cheaper ones and that this is overpriced but apple own products know what to do and are specially made a cheaper one maybe sends dangerous amounts of volts into your phone
DeltaTeam771 (8 months ago)
I would say that is a poor use of space xD
messi man (9 months ago)
Ill buy the battery case.....not sure what color.
Gabriel Rice (9 months ago)
iphone user: hey look there's my phone in my pocket friend: oh whats that phone in your other pocket iphone user: oh that's the battery for my phone
Carlos Torres Paz (9 months ago)
OMG it took like 3 minutes to realize that the black laptop next to him is actually a Macbook Pro hahahahahaha!! It doesn't look anything like a MBPro, it looks more like a razer or maybe asus
Jamal H (9 months ago)
why did this need explaining?
Charismatic Batman (9 months ago)
apple is a fucking troll tho
DiNaMiT (9 months ago)
is there any battery case for the iphone 7?
eduardoig17 (9 months ago)
I dont understand why you would want to manually turn on the charging on the case, I like Apples way better, and 2 Apple's case actually shows you a percentage instead of some stupid LEDs that are not really that accurate.
Bashayr F (10 months ago)
Hello KBHD, I have a question about the case charger, dose it effect the iPhone main battery if I keep the case always on the phone even if the main battery is fully charged
John Wallis (10 months ago)
The top part can't have a battery on it bc then you wouldn't be able to fold it back to slide the phone in. If they made it where the top just came off then there would be a risk of it getting lost.
Don Davenport (10 months ago)
another ipod under the skin 😂
Justin2926 (10 months ago)
The apple battery case for the iphone 7 is better than the mophie juice pack air. Here is why, you can listen to music with the apple battery case and you can't with the mophie juice pack air. The mophie uses a micro usb while the apple case uses a lightning. Mophie should have added a headphone jack. If they did, I would 100% sure buy mophie instead of apples battery case.
Darius Sanchez (1 year ago)
have a mophie for my galaxy S7 and the apple battery case for my iphone 7. both cost me $100. the mophie, while being designed for a galaxy and not an iphone, is absurdly huge, heavy AF, ran hot AF, and my phone as well as the case were routinely drained by the end of a long day. It also had a different design, where the entire front panel comes off to insert the phone which was far less intuitive. It was about the same amount of letdown as the galaxy s7's battery itself. After months of struggling with being able to use my android past 2pm, i went iphone out of frustration and picked this case up. My internal battery is routinely at 100% by the end of a moderate use day with good coverage, and i have yet to actually see the phone die on me. Its been 2 months. I love this case, idk why it gets hated on. the bump on the back makes it easy to hold (not sure if its marketed that way?) as well as the silicone grip. Its pretty light for being a battery case, and lasts far longer. aesthetically, i dont care for its chin so much, but have long fingers and found it makes it easier to hold as well.
Alan (1 year ago)
U gotta admit battery cases are cool
Shafi Barzani (1 year ago)
If it always is charging the phone then its just gonna break it down in a few weeks time so remember it does not always charge your phone fokes dont be scared about the battery of the iphone getting broken over time thanks
Shafi Barzani (1 year ago)
Hi mkbh the apple battery case isnt always charging for god sakes ! Why isnt someone out here clever enough !! , what it does it uses the cases battery until its done then when its done it uses iphones battery ! If it is like what u guys say think about it always charging the phone ?!
Stroop (1 year ago)
What an ugly ass case!
Lucija Ćurić (1 year ago)
If it costs 100 dollars in America then it costs 600 kn in Croatia 😭
Lucija Ćurić (11 months ago)
Helena Vanaeken yea that is true 👌🏻
Helena Vanaeken (11 months ago)
Swastik Agrawal, I guess you have never been in Croatia, probably there's gradually more poverty in the US than there is in Croatia, pretty nice country, beautifull beaches, friendly people. Just a nice place.
Lucija Ćurić (1 year ago)
Swastik Agrawal kn is money in croatia and yup. We have money but our politacans don't want to share. Sorry my english is bad.
Swastik Agrawal (1 year ago)
LUCIJA ĆURIĆ what's a kn and is Croatia one of those poor ass countries
Jackspedicy2 (1 year ago)
only if i had money
Moonlight Bby (1 year ago)
Boi i think the most ovious thing that is in the case is the FUCKING battery
mark aldrin pulido (1 year ago)
when your iphone reaches 100, it will stop charging the iphone and the smartcase will act as an internal battery to prevent damaging your iphone's internal battery, mophie doesn't do that.
Natural Nia (1 year ago)
Thank you for this review. I'm stepping up my tech game and I find your channel really resourceful!
Jenna A (1 year ago)
I have a question. How do you make it stop from charging your phone? Because my phone is 100% and i want it to stop charging it please help me. Thank you.
Anurag Roy (1 month ago)
Can I get your instagram?
Chapo the Guinea Pig (2 months ago)
Jalen Manuel Charging while using the phone at the same time especially at 100%, shortens the battery life, but of course that's not the case here because it's running off the case's battery not the built in battery for the phone
Jalen Manuel (3 months ago)
i don’t get why you don’t want it charging..?
Fennec Besixdouze (3 months ago)
It's not charging your battery, it's running the phone off of the case battery. After the case battery runs out, it runs the phone off the built-in phone battery.
Lewis (1 year ago)
Sarah Denver idk
Kingbox ST (1 year ago)
I think I found a look better battery case for iPhone 6s and 6s plus on ebay, http://www.ebay.com/itm/3400mAh-Ultra-Thin-External-Backup-Battery-Case-Power-Bank-iPhone-6-6S-Plus-/222264413514 , what is your opinion?
RubRibRob Yeah (1 year ago)
1 min ad noooooooo
Firstname Lastname (1 year ago)
I feel like these should be free, as an apology. I don't know why Apple users are so forgiving to a company that doesn't respect them.
melody anixios (1 year ago)
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Jay Doherty (1 year ago)
Where did u get that MacBook case??
jivaj chauhan (1 year ago)
Quantico Technologies it is custom designed from colour wear
Nico Mash (1 year ago)
The fact that the phone is constantly on charge, will it affect the quality of the phone battery?
Nico Mash (1 year ago)
Disguise Power I see what you mean, but knowing apple they probably do this so it damages the battery of iphone so that then eventually we then have to go out and buy another one? It's a possibility????
Disguise Power (1 year ago)
Apple says it won't ,otherwise they would have put an on/off switch on the case right? They are not stupid ,if they make the case like this its probably because its good for their own phones ;). Everything is a matter of taste in the end! You like the case or you don't. I have a Mophie case but i think its really heavy,slippery and my phone gets hot while charging it in the case so im not so happy about that ;/
Solo Bikepacker (1 year ago)
anyone know can bike mount fit this
Richie Al (1 year ago)
hay love your videos big fan , hope u get 2 do cars someday .....will f mophie work for the iPhone 7???
Mars (1 year ago)
what *is* this
Villok (1 year ago)
The apple battery case.

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