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Mophie is releasing a $100 charging case for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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Mophie just put its Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus charging cases online, in case you had any doubt that the company would release accessories for Samsung’s flagship devices. The S8 Juice Pack, as it’s called, includes a 2,950mAh battery while the S8 Plus version has a 3,300mAh battery built in. What’s especially nice about these cases is that they’re compatible with Qi wireless charging pads, meaning you can lay your phone wherever you tend to wirelessly charge and the case will charge, too. The case also prioritizes your phone’s charging over the case’s when it’s plugged into a USB-C connection.

I figure there at least a few dedicated Mophie fans out there, but really, $100 is obscene for a case. I understand you trust the brand, but geeze, maybe consider a cheaper external battery pack? Or don’t. Sorry I got angry. I don’t know, you just spent a ton of money on your new S8, deck it out how you need and please. It just hurts me to spend that much money on a case with a battery tucked inside.