Add a second screen on the back of iPhone 6 with this popSlate case, and save on battery

Add a second screen on the back of iPhone 6 with this popSlate case, and save on battery
The inventive case makers from popSlate have issued an iPhone 6 edition of their second-screen wrapper for Apple's newest phone version now. The premise is to have a monochrome display on the back, which mirrors your main screen, and can show pictures there for fun, or be used as a battery-saving mechanism to read notifications and stuff, or take videos using the black&white ePaper panel as a viewfinder.

The popSlate iPhone 6 case retails for $130, which is, granted, on the high side for a case, but how many give you a second mirrored juice-saving screen on the back? You can quickly preview your boarding pass and prep it for airport scanning, read and reply to messages, or simply shuffle movie posters you like on the back of your handset for the world to see. Any takers?



source: PopSlate.com

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iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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16 Comments

1. TechWhale

Posts: 23; Member since: Nov 08, 2014

Pretty cool IMO

11. engineer-1701d unregistered

I feel a lawsuit coming yonda phone is going to sue the crap out of this person/ company

12. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

I hope they do, but they probably wont. This is a case. It's not a phone.

14. adrewfryman

Posts: 44; Member since: Aug 09, 2014

for what? using eink display technology thats been around longer than any smartphone?

2. hossamaltarawneh

Posts: 36; Member since: Oct 18, 2013

Hmm saving power by letting the wifi on 24/7. Great idea.

7. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Wifi is a big battery drainer... but your main screen is even bigger at doing that. I think this is a great idea, but I wonder how fluidly will this work given that ePaper are usually sluggish, have ghosting effects, and response time are not the best...

13. adrewfryman

Posts: 44; Member since: Aug 09, 2014

wifi isnt a big battery drain? bluetooth is more of a battery drain on any device ive owned

3. Aliagha

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

How will this work ?

4. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

It looks pretty cool, I bet people can sell their phone now as advertising space. Too bad they don't make them for phones other than the iphone

5. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Nice but costly.

6. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Now I need a case for this case XD

8. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

you dawg!

9. maherk

Posts: 6877; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

S5 and Note 4 owners don't need this, we have the grayscaling mode.

10. adecvat

Posts: 640; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Yotaphone 2 ripoff

15. GhostBear

Posts: 25; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Interesting, useful if it has a touchscreen input. Somewhat bulky, does it have an extended battery inside.

16. user666

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 18, 2015

FYI: This product is vaporware, and Phone Arena is basically helping PopSlate perpetrate a fraud.

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