ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone 6/6s/7/8

Not everyone wants the latest and greatest iPhone.  Many people like the size and feel of the older, smaller model but miss the longer battery life.  If you are still using an older iPhone, check out the ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone.

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Apple Tech Talk Scorecard

Doesn’t add much bulk to your
Difficult to remove the case

Supports power and syncing
Provides all-day power

ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone – Unboxing

The ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone looks like many of the battery cases made for these older iPhone models.  In the box is the Zero Lemon Battery Case for iPhone with its 4500mAh battery, a Micro USB to USB-A charging cable, a User Guide (you can see a copy of it here), and a warranty card.

The battery case measures 5.6 x 2.8 x 0.41 inches and weighs 3.9 oz.  It is made of a hard plastic that surrounds your iPhone on all sides for added protection against drops.

ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone 6/6s/7/8
ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone 6/6s/7/8

ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone – Test Results

When testing a product like this we look at three main areas, how well does the iPhone fit into the case, how much extra power does the battery provide and can you sync the iPhone and transfer data while the case is installed.  In all three of those areas, we think the ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone scores high marks.

We found our iPhone 7 to be a snug fit inside the case.  There was no excess space or loose edges around the phone.  While any battery case will add a little bulk and weight to your iPhone, we did not feel the ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone was uncomfortable to carry, and we were still able to slip it in our pocket.

With our iPhone 7 being over two-years old, the battery was not at peak performance.  With the ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone, we had no problem getting through the day and still had plenty of power left over.

The rear of the case has three LEDs which help you to know how much power is left in the case.

Power level LED 1 LED 2 LED 3
60% – 100% On On Blinking/On
25% – 60% On On Blinking
10% – 25% On Off Off
0% – 10% Blinking Off Off

The charging status uses a similar pattern.Like many of the battery cases we have seen, the ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone has a Micro USB connection on the bottom.  The case does have a Lightning connector on the inside which mates perfectly with the iPhone Lightning connector and we had no issues charging the iPhone or connecting it to our computer with the case installed.

According to ZeroLemon, the charging time of the iPhone from the battery case is about 2.5 hours.  We assume this would be for a phone that is completely discharged.  The time to charge the battery case when not installed on an iPhone is about 5 hours.  Using a wall charger to charge the battery case and the installed iPhone is about 7.5 hours.

Our only complaint was that we found it difficult to remove the iPhone from the case since it was such a tight fit.  In everyday application this shouldn’t be an issue since the intention of any battery case is to leave it on your phone, so you have the reserve power available whenever you need it.

The Bottom Line

We have looked at battery cases before, including Apple’s Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6, 6s and 7 (read our review here).  But with an M.S.R.P of $99.00 is was more than people wanted to spend.  The ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone performs just as well at a much more reasonable price.

ZeroLemon products come with a 365 day warranty.  You can find the ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone 6/6s/6/7/8, as well as for newer iPhone models on the ZeroLemon web site, and on Amazon.

We would like to thank the folks at ZeroLemon for providing the ZeroLemon Battery Case for iPhone 6/6s/7/8 for our testing and review.

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