7 battery cases that look way better than Apple's Smart Battery Case

More than just pretty cases, these multitasking covers both protect and charge

Apple quietly unveiled its Smart Battery Case on its website. Admit it, you almost shed a tear when you saw it.

Not because it's something you've been waiting for. But because Apple's design mantra has gone to hell.

Battery cases aren't new to the market. There's been quite a number of third-party accessory makers that add more juice to your iPhone or Android smartphones. Without the heft or ugly hump, might we add.

So if you're swearing off Apple's now infamous camel-like Smart Battery Case, here are some alternative cases to choose from

Additional text by Tein Hee Seow

Anker’s Ultra Slim Extended Battery Case

For: iPhone 6 (US$40 (RM157) for 2850mAh)

For the perfect balance, try Anker’s Ultra Slim, a pleasantly surprising combination of powerful performance, thin and sleek body, and an affordable bang for your buck. While Anker’s Ultra Slim hugs your phone like a second skin, its deceivingly ­lightweight body charges your phone for more than twice its capacity. It’s simple to use too – just remove the top cap and slide your iPhone into place.

Buy Anker’s Ultra Slim Extended Battery Case here