Have the first-generation iPhone SE and find you are using it more than expected? Are you battling with battery life and always in need of an electrical outlet? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you should strongly consider purchasing a battery case, which will protect your new iPhone and give some much needed extra juice. Since the first-generation iPhone SE is sized like the iPhone 5s, there are a variety of existing battery cases from which you can choose. In the post below, we pick our five favorite cases that’ll give your iPhone SE (1st generation) the jump start you desire.
The Best Battery Cases for iPhone SE (1st Generation)
Mophie Juice Pack Air
Mophie is known for its high-quality battery cases, and its offering for the iPhone SE is no exception. The Juice Pack Air is a slim case, among the smallest available, that adds battery life to your handset, without adding extra bulk. The thin profile has a trade-off as the case only ships with a 1700mAh battery that’ll prolong your battery but not as long as its competitors which ship with 2000mAH or more capacity. The Juice Pack Air is available in a variety of colors including gold, hot pink, black and more. It retails for $26.35 at Amazon.
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OtterBox is known for its rugged cases that protect the phone from almost any impact imaginable. To expand its offerings, the company introduced the Resurgence, a lineup that pairs military-level protection with an integrated battery that gives the user power and protection at the same time. The case uses a microUSB cable for charging and includes a handy charging indicator on the case, allowing you to view case battery power on the fly. Available in a few color options, the Resurgence will set you back $11.99 at Amazon.
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Euhan Battery Case
Euhan’s iPhone SE battery case rivals the Mophie with its thin profile but boasts of a 4,000 mAh that blows it rivals out of the water with its capacity and fast charging. Euhan has a nice rubberized feel but doesn’t offer much in the way of drop protection. The case is form-fitting and has only a thin lip around the edge of the screen, increasing the odds that you may damage the glass front if you were to drop the phone. The Meridian is available in black color.
➤ Buy Now [Amazon] – $21.50
Swaller Battery Case
Swaller’s iPhone SE (2016) case balances a big battery with a smaller profile case that tries to be slim in styling and big on battery. The raised sides and hard-shell design provides your phone protection from a drop or two, but we wouldn’t get too aggressive with our handling. It comes with a 4,000 mAh battery, which will help extend your iPhone’s battery life by 150%. The case retails on Amazon for $27.95 online, but the price may vary depending on the seller.
Are you planning to buy a battery case for iPhone SE (2016)? Which one are you planning to get?
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This post was last updated on July 17, 2020.