It’s been almost exactly a year since Apple released the iPhone X, and today, Mophie is finally releasing its first battery pack case for Apple’s former (now no longer sold) flagship called the Juice Pack Air, via MacRumors.
The Juice Pack Air is only compatible with the iPhone X — sorry, new XS owners — and it offers an additional 1,720mAh battery that Mophie says will extend your battery life for a total 30 hours. While a regular battery case would be too thick to allow for wireless charging, the Juice Pack Air is capable of wirelessly charging. That means you’ll be able to drop it on any Qi pad and recharge both your phone and the case without ever having to fiddle with cables or constantly put your phone in and out of the case.
The iPhone X battery case market has been really slow; Mophie’s case is just the second one with Apple’s MFi certification, something that The Verge’s Nilay Patel has been told is apparently due to Apple protecting antenna performance. But Apple is starting to roll out its controversial, battery-saving feature for the iPhone X with iOS 12.1, so it might not be a bad thing to have more options out there.
The Mophie Juice Pack Air is available now from Mophie for $99.95.