November 09, 2016
mophie solutions for iPhone 7/7 Plus
Contrary to popular belief, we don’t see or get specs on new products until you do. As soon as we get our hands on one, our teams go to work. Sound the alarms, and let the countdown begin.
While competitor cases only require minimal adjustments before hitting market, our solutions are highly advanced pieces of technology that have to be engineered and tested… and tested… and tested again. Why so much? Because we strive to produce products that are a true fusion of smart technology and beautiful industrial design.
In an effort to be more transparent about how we create new products, we’ve created a video series that follows the five development stages taken to bring new solutions to market. Remember, quality takes time.
Stage 1: Design
At mophie we believe it’s not just attention to detail, it’s obsession with detail. Beyond how it looks - it's how it feels in your hand and how you use it; how you forget it's even there. It starts with a single sketch that becomes dozens of iterations, mock-ups and rapid prototypes, until we land on something that meets our strict standards. That's what sets mophie apart.
See more of our design process.
Stage 1 takes about 1-2 weeks. From there, it’s onto Engineering.
Stage 2: Engineering
We’re the creators of the original juice pack battery case. Our engineers have pioneered how to compress as much power and technology into the smallest possible space, while providing maximum device protection and meeting the highest possible standards for efficiency, reliability and safety. And then we challenge our team to make it even better.
Watch our Director of Engineering take you through the engineering process.
Stage 2 is a lengthier process, taking about 4-6 weeks. Once solidified, it’s time to build.
Stage 3: Build
In order to execute against our vision, we have a deep integration with our global manufacturing team. The scale and efficiency of the mophie production process is unrivaled. No corners are cut to meet our breakneck timelines. It requires talent from our international offices and across dozens of manufacturing partners.
Follow a product through the build process.
Stage 3 requires 2-3 weeks, striving for the best of the best. Once accomplished, we test it… then test it again… and then again.
Stage 4: Testing
Quality is everything. In order to ensure that every product meets our tight specifications for capacity, drop protection, durability and safety, we subject all of our products to a barrage of quality assurance testing. This ensures that every product that goes out our door delivers on the mophie promise, to provide solutions that allow you to “do more” with your device.
Check out some of the testing our products endure.
Stage 4 typically requires 3-4 weeks. Once cleared, it’s all systems go to get our new products into your hands.
Stage 5: Ship
The moment finally arrives. After logging thousands of man hours in a hyper-compressed development schedule, we are finally able to ship our products to stores and customers. Mass-production kicks into high-gear and we begin 24/7 production on hundreds of thousands of units to ship to over 30,000 retail locations in over 120 countries world-wide.
We hope this gives you better understanding of our processes. All in all, a mophie product is well worth the wait.
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