iFixit has conducted a teardown of Apple Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6/s.
“The back of the battery case boasts its most important feature: an iPhone 4 backpack!” iFixit reports. “While the Smart Battery needs its own external Lightning connector to charge and pass data through to the iPhone within, 3.5 mm headphone jack connectivity is provided in the form of… a hole. As expected, the pass-through hole is perfectly sized for your iPhone’s included Apple Earpods. However, for anything bigger, you’ll need some sort of adapter.”
“Peeling back the lining we get our first look at the ‘brushed’ aluminum underneath,” iFixit reports. “We’re theorizing that those unsightly scratches are there to improve the adhesive’s bond. We also spot a mesh interfacing that strengthens the silicone hinge, preventing fatigue damage. Cool!”
“With 7.13 Whr (1877 mAh at 3.8 V) capacity, this battery more than doubles your iPhone 6s (6.55 Whr) capacity,” iFixit reports. “With the battery out, we got started prying up the logic board and followed its cable deep into the lower plasticy bits of the case…”
Read more, and see all of the gory dissection photos, in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: After holding it and using it, we love this case!
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