Apple launches $100 Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6 and 6s models

Smart Battery Case

Apple today has released a new battery case for the iPhone 6 and 6s. The Smart Battery Case promises to extend your battery life while protecting your phone from damage. The new iPhone accessory allows you to charge your case and iPhone at the same time using your Lightning to USB Cable, and it is also compatible with Apple's iPhone Lightning Dock.

The Smart Battery Case extends your talk time to 25 hours, and internet usage to 18 hours, according to Apple. When connected to the Smart Case your iPhone displays your battery status directly on your Lock screen and in Notification Center.

The Smart Battery Case is crafted from a "silky, soft-touch" silicone exterior that Apple claims feels "great in your hand." The inside of the case features a soft microfiber lining to protect your phone from scratches, and the case includes a soft elastomer hinge for easy removal.

Apple's Smart Battery Case is available now for $99 on

Apple also offers a more affordable basic Silicone Case in a variety of colors for the iPhone 6s.

The Apple iPhone Lightning Dock is available for $49 through The Lightning Dock is compatible with all Lightning-equipped iPhone and iPod models, such as the iPhone 5 and 5th- and 6th generation iPod Touch.