iPhones rule. End of. Unfortunately all those awesome apps have a habit of sapping the battery. And anyone who worships at the oh-so sleek altar of Apples really can’t be doing with separate batteries and chargers. No, what’s needed is an ultra thin protective case with a built-in battery – and here it is in the shape of the MiLi iPhone Power Packs.
The MiLi is a rechargeable (via USB) external battery concealed inside a svelte protective hard-shell case, and it offers twice, yes twice, the battery life of the iPhone alone – up to 390 hours standby time. Waddya think of them apples!
Crafted in über tough plastic, the snug fitting MiLi has all the trimmings you’d expect to find in a top end charger/case and even some extra gravy in the form of several ingenious features. For starters, clever design means you can sync your iPhone with iTunes and charge it via USB while it's still snuggled up inside the MiLi. Think of it as a power ‘suit’ for your favourite gizmo.
MiLi Powerpacks for iPhone 3G/3GS and the new MiLi Powerspring for iPhone 3G/3GS and iPhone 4 (right)
Talking of gravy, you’d have to be a right pud not to appreciate the value of this gorgeously designed accessory as it’s also capable of charging other USB-friendly devices. Simply plug your gadgets iinto the MiLi’s ‘out’ socket and let its 2000mAh/1200mAh lithium polymer battery do the rest. Flash Harry Bigbuttons can even charge two iPhones at the same time.
The USB connections and LED display (Powerpack)
The MiLi continues to cut the edge in other areas: an integrated LED displays charge status, while smart jiggery-pokery instructs the iPhone to always drain the MiLi’s battery first, so if you do remove your iPhone its battery won’t be sapped. What’s more, once you plug your MiLi-clad iPhone into a USB socket both gizmos will be charged simultaneously. iSay, iSay, iSay!
If you’re looking for a super smart protective case and a take-anywhere battery for your iPhone, the MiLi is both and more. So c’mon, slip into something more powerful.
iPhone NOT included
MiLi Powerpack for iPhone 2G/3G/3GS
Not compatible with iPhone 4
Standby Time: Up to 390 hours
Talk Time: Up to 6.5 hours on 3G, Up to 13.5 hours on 2G
Internet Use: Up to 6.5 hours on 3G, Up to 8 hours on Wi-Fi
Audio Playback: Up to 31 hours
Video Playback: Up to 9 hours
MiLi Powerspring for iPhone 3G/3GS and iPhone 4
Charging time: 4 hours
Standby time: Up to 360 hours
Talktime: Up to 6 hours on 3G
Internet Use: Up to 6 hours on 3G, 10.6 hours on Wi-Fi