This upcoming Fuze iPhone 7 case offers a 3.5mm headset jack and extra battery life

This upcoming Fuze iPhone 7 case offers a 3.5mm headset jack and extra battery life
The fact that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus do not feature standard 3.5mm headset jacks certainly frustrates some (or many) Apple users. But, hey, it's not the end of the world.

Both new iPhones come with Lightning-to-3.5mm adapters in the box, but what if you don't like these, and you also don't want to buy wireless or Lightning-compatible headphones? Well, you may want to check out the Fuze iPhone 7 case, an upcoming accessory that features a built-in 3.5mm-to-Lightning adaptor. Basically, this case will let you use your standard headphones with any iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus without that rather pesky external adaptor from Apple. And yes, the case will let you listen to music while charging your new iPhone.

The Fuze iPhone 7 case can do more than just protecting your handset and offering a convenient 3.5mm jack, as it also includes an extra battery (2,400 mAh for the iPhone 7, and 3,600 mAh for the iPhone 7 Plus). On the downside, the case is not dust- and water-resistant (like the new iPhones are).

Right now, you can try to get a Fuze iPhone 7 case starting at $59 (plus shipping) via Indiegogo - see the source link at the end of this article. The number of cases available for $59 is limited. Normally, a Fuze case will cost $69, coming in five color variants: black, white, gold, pink, and blue. Fuze plans to start shipping cases to Indiegogo backers in December.

You can check out the Fuze iPhone 7 case in the video below. Mind you, the case is presented by a guy who, at times, is a bit over enthusiastic. Or is he just annoying?

Not long ago, we told you about another iPhone 7 case that should bring back the 3.5mm jack. However, that one does not include an extra battery.

If you have (or plan to get) an iPhone 7, do you think you'll want to buy a Fuze case for it?




source: Indiegogo via 9to5Mac

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28 Comments

1. Derekjeter

Posts: 1529; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I hardly listen to music on head phones but if i do i have wireless beats. In my car i use bluetooth streaming, the last time i had an AUX cord was 2012. To me, if removing it to get a better battery or sealed it for water proofing then go right ahead. I worry more about my battery and dropping it in the toilet again.....lol. I dont think i have ever popped in anything on my Nexus 6p or my iPhone 6s plus when i was using it.

5. AlikMalix unregistered

The only thing I used my 3.5mm jack for is to process a credit card with square attachment. That was twice in the last year, because it was cool to do - I could have just typed the CC info within the app. But it was cool to swipe the car on your phone. Other than that, been using cheap BT EarPods ($17) for more than year and a half now.

8. Derekjeter

Posts: 1529; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I have the Square Stand in my business. I do have a ipad mini that we take to the customers table for them to sign and i do use the 3.5 jack for that but thankfully its once in a while. If i type the CC # i get charged 2.75% if i swipe it they only charge me 2%

25. NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

Your point would have been accepted to some extend if the battery increase was magnificent like 40-50% , not that measly 15% where the battery is still

26. NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

Your point would have been accepted to some extend if the battery increase was magnificent like 40-50% , not that measly 15% where the battery is still

27. NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

is still

28. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

is still

29. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

but is it

2. AlikMalix unregistered

Why would someone buy an iPhone 7 if they need a 3.5 mm jack? There are hundreds of phones that have the jack. Buy an iPhone 7 if you're ready to move forward to wireless.

3. kiko007

Posts: 7513; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You speak sense here........he's a witch!!!!!!!!!!!!! Kill it with fire!!!!!!!!!!!

4. Derekjeter

Posts: 1529; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Thats exactly what im saying. Why bitch about something that you can just ignore. I honestly dont understand everyone complains on every site, not only the users but the actual people who review it. TechnoBuffalo did a review and they talk so much crap about it but at the end the guy says he will keep the iphone. Lol!

7. AgentZero

Posts: 314; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

how are Bluetooth headsets called "move forward "?! way lower quality audio , you have to charge them every day or 2 if you listen to music a lot ... how is that moving forward ..? they are like wireless mouses and keyboards .. nice to have but people who need real quality will never use them

10. Derekjeter

Posts: 1529; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I honestly dont hear the sound difference from wired to wireless BT. You must have some great ears. I downloaded a EQ app on my Nexus 6p once but it didnt do anything but to either lower or increase the bass. Lol

13. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

The problem is when you compare wired ones with wireless ones at the same price, that's where you'll hear the difference.

23. mixedfish

Posts: 1561; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

Bingo, I love it how people laugh at 'audiophiles' for spending $200+ on earphones, yet all of a sudden when they shove a $20 earphone with wireless tech and charge big bucks for it the sheep are all goo goo over spending big on audio products. The irony is that they will never know what state of the art audio will sound like because they are infatuated with getting audio through wireless. It's kind of like trying to eat soup through a straw, truly gimping the potential of the experience. But I digress, I agree with Alik that you should buy what you want, it's your money. But to those who apologize for what's clearly engineering incompetence is exactly why people respond with antagonism on the iPhone.

24. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yes I also agree that you should buy what you want, our problem with what Alik said is that he said switching to bluetooth is "moving forward" as if bluetooth is the new much better standard for audio, which is not.

18. AlikMalix unregistered

@agentzero. Well, like I said - DO NOT buy an iPhone 7. Would you like to bitch about it some more?

21. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

He wouldn't have said that if you didn't call switching to bluetooth "move forward"

22. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Not really. It depends on the person. For my case I have a Sony Bluetooth headphone which last about 17 hours on 1 charge. I only use it 2 hours per days when I go to the gym. Charging it once a week isn't a problem for me. I can't imagine wearing a wired headset at the gym or while running.

9. iC-118

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

That's the only reason I didn't buy the ip7. Screw and suck you Apple. Will wait and see if the ip7s will come back with the headphone jack.

11. Derekjeter

Posts: 1529; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Your not really missing out on anything mind blowing, but i will say two things. 1. The JetBlack coloris so f@cking beautiful! sadly i changed it to the Matte Black, too many small scratches. The Matte black also looks great. 2. The speed of ios 10 is more noticeable on the iphone 7 plus then the 6s plus. I still have my 6s and i can tell the difference. Other than that its iOS as usual.

12. kiko007

Posts: 7513; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You lucky bastard.....I wanted Jet Black and had to settle for Matte. I'm in my feelins' now.......going to DQ to get a Blizzard to ease my tattered soul :'(.

14. Derekjeter

Posts: 1529; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Bro even with my pockets empty on the first day i got a scratch from the top of the phone to about halfways. It wasnt really noticeable but you could see it. I was on my way to Ontario mills mall to install a ZAGG glass in the front and the rubber clear skin on the back but instead i stayed home called a ATT store near by and they had a matte black so i exchanged it. You dont want the Jetblack, its too much maintenance. I cant stand blemishes on my phones.

15. kiko007

Posts: 7513; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Okay, I feel better hearing this :D. My soul has returned to exuberance!!

17. AlikMalix unregistered

Based on your bias in other posts, I doubt you were even considering an iphone. But in case you were - I'm sure you'll love android - obviously the biggest hint that defines our smarphones is whether it comes with 3.5mm jack or not - the rest means absolutely nothing!!!

6. nate358

Posts: 63; Member since: Dec 24, 2013

I think they should add wireless charging to the case for those that don't care for the 3.5mm jack and for those that do.

16. AlikMalix unregistered

Just thinking about it makes me feel it'll won't work right. With wires you'll end up pulling and shifting the phone off the charging pad. I'm waiting for "over the air 5 feet way" type of wireless charging.

19. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Micro usb!?!?!? NOOOOO WAY

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