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[Gizmo Gallery] Smart way to charge up your SmartPhone

If you are a smartphone user, you might have experienced your mobile battery running out of power while surfing the internet on 3G networks, Wi-Fi or streaming content on the device. In such situations you will need a backup battery, more so if you carry a touch screen 3G device. However, you should make sure that you get one to charge multiple devices. To find out how many times a phone can be charged up with the portable charger, you would need to divide the mAh of the charger to the mAh of your phone. Here are few portable chargers that are available online as well as in the store to provide the seamless experience when you face battery woes next time.

MIFLIP ll Price: Rs.2,500 ($55.50)

MILI power's MiFlip is a smartphone charger, backup battery pack and viewing stand. It eliminates clutters as it combines three accessories into one lightweight and portable device. MiFlip is compatible with Apple iPhones, iPod Touch and Blackberry. It can charge your device for eight hours of talk time, 15 hours of video or 80 hours of music streaming. If you don't get a one for you in stores, you can get it at www.MiLiPower.com

PEBBLE CHARGER ll Price: Rs.4,000 ($34.49)

Pebble Charger
The palm-sized Pebble Charger has a 5000mAh battery inside it. That is around four times size of your smartphone battery. The device takes little under five hours to fully charge but is worth the time since this portable charger can fill an iPhone for up to eight hours. Apart from iPhone, it is compatible with other MP3 devices, Nokia and Sony Ericsson handsets, and devices that can be recharged using a mini USB. A rubbery finish ensures that it would not slide off a smooth surface while you are on the move. A handy blue LED charge indicator makes sure that you charge your smartphone completly. Order here Veho Pebble XT portable battery pack charger - External battery pack 5000 mAh

ETO 3800 ll Price: Starts at Rs.2,450 ($54.39)

ETO 3800
Green Powercell Technology's Eto portable charger comes with multiple connectors to charge all brands of mobile phones, smartphones, iPods & MP3 players and portable gaming consoles, among others. It can also be used to charge digital cameras and camcorders. We are able to charge three smartphones- from zero battery to full and an iPod player with a single charge from Eto 3800. The time taken to charge the device to its full capacity is 2.5-3 hours. With a Lithium ion Battery and capacity of 3800mAh, the output voltage of the device is 5.5V/16V/19V. An LED charge indicator tells you how much the device is charged. It also comes with an auto cut-off feature and overcharging protection circuit. Eto 3800 comes with 12 months replacement gurantee and is available at Spice HotSpot stores, leading mobile outlets and can also be ordered on www.letsbuy.com

POWERSTICK ll Price: Rs.3,000 ($30.95)


The Powerstik is a portable charger that allows it to charge a variety of devices. It looks very similar to a large USB drive. The device has a USB plug at one end and on other a connector that allows you to plug i a variety of devices for charging. The PowerStick include a micro-controlled processor, so when the device is charged, it switches off. While it may look like an extra beefy USB flash drive, this handy little device actually packs in 750mAh battery within and can provide an emergency boost to your mobile phone, BlackBerry, or portable music player. To charge powerstick, it has to be connected to any HSB port including computers and laptops and takes up to 90 minutes. You can order it on PowerStick P1V2 Universal USB Portable Charger

Rajat Patel

Rajat Patel

Founder at TheNextGeek.com. Software Engineer & Business Analyst by profession. Avid open source evangelist. Mostly writes about Technology that interests him, and some neat tricks to make your day-to-day tech life a breeze.

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