Being synonymous with a particular product category is a mixed blessing. Mophie is undoubtedly the best known name in the battery case business, but the company has been keen to distance itself from the space a bit – or at the very least, let it be known that it’s got more to offer the world.
Mophie released a whole bunch ofnew power banks a few weeks back. Necessary, sure, but it’s not exactly the kind of offering that’s going to make people sit up to take notice. Thankfully, the company is also starting to leverage its battery knowhow for some pretty interesting products, including theCharge Forcewireless charging system, theHold Force modular phone case and this guy.
The Power Capsule is a compelling little product – and once I can definitely see finding a permanent home in my backpack. The product addresses quite possibly the biggest on-going issue with Bluetooth earbuds: battery life. You see, while many of the fully wireless earbuds come with their own docks (including the ones that come with the AirPods, which more than slightly resemble a dental floss dispenser), the tethered variety are mostly on their own.
Mophie found a compelling niche and filled it with the power capsule, a Bluetooth charging accessory that doubles as a case. It’s a well crafted peripheral with a flexible matte black top that zips together with a hardened plastic bottom, which houses a 1,400mAh battery.