Best External Battery (iPhone 5)

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  1. cambookpro macrumors 603

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    Hi,

    My battery is constantly dying in the middle of the day, so I was looking at getting an external battery for it.

    I don't really want a battery case as they make the phone a bit thick and heavy for my liking.

    I was looking at this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/2200mAh-Ext...d=1373049757&sr=8-9&keywords=iphone+5+battery

    As it has a built-in Lightning connector which would be ideal, however the very cheap price makes me worry about the quality!

    Thanks in advance for any help.
     
  2. Zmanbaseball2, Jul 6, 2013
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    Best External Battery (iPhone 5)


    Photive iPhone 5 Portable Battery Charger with Built in Lightning Cable. Ultra Capacity 3000 mAH Rechargable Lithium Polymer battery charger for iPhone 5
    http://amzn.com/B00BD390SG
    Skiva Apple Certified External Battery Pack with built-in Lightning and microUSB Connectors for Apple and Android Devices (Powervault Lightning A2600)
    http://amzn.com/B00CTFG26A

    I would choose this one below:
    iPhone 5 External Battery Pack 5000mAh (Limeade Burst L50X2L) with Built-in USB Charging and Compatible Lightning Cable
    http://amzn.com/B00C11LK3M


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  3. cambookpro thread starter macrumors 603

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    Hi, thanks for your help.

    Sorry, I forgot to mention I'm in the UK and none of those seem to be available here :(

    Thanks though.
     
  4. Zmanbaseball2 macrumors 68040

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    I will search on the amazon uk website then


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  5. Zmanbaseball2 macrumors 68040

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    AmazonBasics USB A to Lightning Compatible Cable for iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPod nano 7 and iPod 5 3 Feet / 0.9 m
    http://amazon.co.uk/dp/B009SYZ8OC

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    Anker® Astro Mobile Battery Pack 5600mAh Backup Portable External Battery Pack High Capacity Power Bank Charger with built-in Flashlight.
    http://amazon.co.uk/dp/B005NFOA0S

    Just search anker on amazon and it will show you a lot of different sized external battery packs. I could not find a battery pack with a build in lightning cable except the one your talking about. You could always buy a separate battery pack and a lightning cable and put it in a plastic bag:) thats what i do.

    I have the Anker Astro E4 13000mah external battery pack from anker and it works great.
    Anker Astro E4 13000mAh External Battery Charger Power Bank.
    http://amazon.co.uk/dp/B00BQ5KHJW


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    Ok, will look into them. Thanks! :)
     
  7. batterypower macrumors newbie

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    iphone always dying!

    What is a good cheap external battery?
     
  8. Zmanbaseball2 macrumors 68040

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    First I would like to known what is your price range and how much mah would you like the battery to be. Would you want a known branded battery?
     
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    Help help!!!

    What external battery for my iphone 5? My battery dies within 5 hours... anyone have one they like?

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    i have an iPhone 5 16gb and i dont play games on my iPhone and it still dies from other apps, i looked at both the ones you posted. anything smaller? and price range is under 50?

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    @Zmanbaseball is there anything for cheaper.?
     
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    Anker® Astro 5600mAh Portable Power Bank Pack Backup External Battery Charger with built-in Flashlight for iPhone 5, 4S, 4, iPad Mini, iPods; Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, S2, Note 2; HTC One, EVO, Thunderbolt, Incredible, Droid DNA; Motorola ATRIX, Droid; Google Nexus 4 ; LG Optimus [Lightning Adapter not included for iPhone 5]
    http://amzn.com/B005K7192G
    You can get 2-3 extra charges out of this.
     
  12. batterypower macrumors newbie

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    So do u actually have an anker or used it?

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    how long can this charge my mac book air 11" if possible?
     
  13. Zmanbaseball2, Aug 6, 2013
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    Best External Battery (iPhone 5)

    I have the anker astro E4 and E5. I also have the uNu 11000 mah battery too. You can get this one to charge your MacBook Pro: (I do not have this one but it has 4.5 star rations of 200 people)
    Anker Astro Pro2 20000mAh Ultra-High Capacity Multi-Voltage External Battery Charger Power Pack for Tablets, Netbooks, Notebooks, Laptops and Smart Phones - Compatible with HP, Dell, Acer, Asus, Toshiba Notebooks, Google Nexus Tablets, iPads, iPhones (Lightning Adapter not included), Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, Note 2 and more
    http://amzn.com/B00B45EOYS
     
  14. batterypower macrumors newbie

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    Thanks! one more question? i have a friend who is has a S3 with a battery pack and his battery plus his battery back only lasts a day which one would you recommend for 7,700 mAh i believe.
     
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    So what your saying is that your friend uses a battery pack and his s3 only lasts one day? How much mah is his battery pack? Can you explain your friends situation a little more clearly for me to better help you. The 5600 mah one will work great in your situation.
     
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    yes, he has S3 with a battery pack and barely lasts a day, and i think the mAh is 7,700? and a 5,000 mAh wont charge it fully
     
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    What do you think about Mophie, Newtrent, and zagg? thinking more of those now? any recommendation?
     
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    For battery packs NOT battery cases:
    Mophie: too expensive as always
    New Trent: OK
    Zagg: never used them so IDK


    Do you want a battery pack or what?
     
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    Get the anker 5600 mah one from above. I think it would fit your needs. The 7700 mah battery your friend had is most likely bad or defective.
     
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    I would not recommend that one at all because theirs no brand/warranty. I have max boost atomic air battery case for iPhone 5.
     
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    thanks guys this helped a lot and at least it cheap lol
     
  23. Zmanbaseball2, Aug 8, 2013
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    Best External Battery (iPhone 5)

    Do you have any battery packs because according to one of your posts it works great for you. Why am I trying to help you if it already works for you.

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    He has a defective battery for sure.
     
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    How is what?
     

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