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42 Portable External Battery Designs

From Beautiful Backup Chargers to Tiny Portable Chargers

— August 1, 2014 — Tech
Consumers no longer have one device but multiple ones including a smartphone, a tablet and potentially beyond, which has given the portable external battery market a boost over the past short while. We're seeing portable external battery designs that emphasize an on-the-go aesthetic that's targeting the mobile workforce and connected teens.

Connectivity in the modern age is no longer an option but a requirement as the number of satellite employees on a global basis rises and fewer users accept a dead battery as an excuse for a missed call or email. As battery technology continues to innovate and we see more powerful yet compact methods of storing energy for later usage, the portable external battery might become something we've yet to imagine in the technology-saturated market.
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Bike-Charged External Batteries
Bike-Charged External Batteries
This Usb Battery Pack Adapts Power From a Bicycle Dynamo
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Magnetized Smartphone Accessories
Magnetized Smartphone Accessories
The Zolo Tool Uses Magnets to Connect a Cable, Case and Battery
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40
Smartphone-Charging Pouches
Smartphone-Charging Pouches
This iPhone-Charging Pouch Keeps Your iPhone Safe and Charged
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Wallet Encased Mobile Chargers
Wallet Encased Mobile Chargers
The 'TravelCard' is a Slim Wallet Charger for All Your Devices
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38
Temperature-Dependent Chargers
Temperature-Dependent Chargers
The Epiphany onE Puck Uses Heat Differences to Charge Devices
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37
Conveniently Concealed Battery Packs
Conveniently Concealed Battery Packs
The iBuffalo External Battery Charges iOS and Android Devices
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Galactic Villain Battery Chargers
Galactic Villain Battery Chargers
The Star Wars Darth Vader ProMini 9000 is Seriously Upgraded
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35
Feminine Device Chargers
Feminine Device Chargers
The Zipstick Powerbank by AR for her is a Practical Safety Device
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Hyper-Fast Phone Chargers
Hyper-Fast Phone Chargers
The LithiumCard HyperCharger Charges Devices in the Blink of an Eye
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Gamer Battery Extenders
Gamer Battery Extenders
The Logitech PowerShell Enhances Your iPhone's Games and Battery Life
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Hybrid Holistic Chargers
Hybrid Holistic Chargers
Fluxmob is the World's Smallest Combination Battery and Wall Charger
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Powerful Camping Chargers
Powerful Camping Chargers
The BioLite KettleCharge Can Charge a Variety of Small and Large Gadgets
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30
Ingenious Phone Batteries
Ingenious Phone Batteries
The NomadPlus External Battery Doubles As a Power Adapter
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Power-Packing Purses
Power-Packing Purses
The Power Purse Can Charge Your Phone On-the-Go
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Self-Charging Battery Packs
Self-Charging Battery Packs
These Battery Packs Charge at the Same Time as Your Phone
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Expressive Robot Chargers
Expressive Robot Chargers
The Mr. Pow Portable Charger Feels Emotions
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26
Communal Circular Chargers
Communal Circular Chargers
The Belkin Meeting Room Power Center Battery Charger Fits Four Outlets
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25
Annual Storage Smartphone Batteries
Annual Storage Smartphone Batteries
The One Year Smartphone Backup Battery Holds Power for a Year
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24
Chic iDevice Backup Batteries
Chic iDevice Backup Batteries
The Just Mobile Gum++ Provides Power When an Outlet Isn't in Reach
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Light-Up Emergency Batteries
Light-Up Emergency Batteries
This Multifunctional External Battery Will be Useful When Stranded
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Powerfully Versatile Chargers
Powerfully Versatile Chargers
The Powerall Charges Electronic Devices & Jump-Starts Car Batteries
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21
Key Ring Car Chargers
Key Ring Car Chargers
The Mophie Phone Charger Snaps On and Off Your Key Ring Easily
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20
Durable Dual Gadget Chargers
Durable Dual Gadget Chargers
The PowerPak Xtreme Can Charge Up to Two Devices Six Times Over
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Portable Multi-Gadget Chargers
Portable Multi-Gadget Chargers
iCruiser External Battery Pack is an Accessory for Many
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18
Sliced Fruit Power Sources
Sliced Fruit Power Sources
The Apelpi Opso Batteries Resemble a Juicy Apple Piece
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17
Chargeable Smartphone Cases
Chargeable Smartphone Cases
The Innocell Plus Phone Case Offers Protection and Extra Battery Life
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16
Device-Charging Flashlights
Device-Charging Flashlights
The Power Pack Lithium 4400 is a Back-Up Battery and So Much More
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15
Multi-Tech Battery Pods
Multi-Tech Battery Pods
Bluelounge’s Sanctury4 Charging Station Fits Any Phone or Tablet
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14
Powerful Gadget-Charging Flashlights
Powerful Gadget-Charging Flashlights
This High Power Flashlight is Also an External Battery Pack
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13
Accelerated Device Chargers
Accelerated Device Chargers
The Legion Meter is an Ultra Fast Phone Charger
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12
Stackable Phone Chargers
Stackable Phone Chargers
The Modulo Phone Charger is Pocket-Sized and Super Powerful
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11
Kinetic Energy Charging Devices
Kinetic Energy Charging Devices
'myPower' Collects Your Kinetic Energy To Charge Your Phone
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10
Solar-Powered Phone Chargers
Solar-Powered Phone Chargers
The Lava Solar Charger can Charge Your Phone in Eight Hours
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9
Beautiful Backup Chargers
Beautiful Backup Chargers
These ban.do Devices Are the Best Chargers For Powering Up On the Go
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8
Tiny Portable Chargers
Tiny Portable Chargers
The Megalo Mini is Small Enough to Hook Onto a Keychain
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7
Integrated Battery Boosters
Integrated Battery Boosters
This Charging Cable Doubles Up as a Battery Pack For Your Smartphone
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6
DIY Sneaker Device Chargers
DIY Sneaker Device Chargers
Instructables User ASCAS' Device Charger Resides in a Shoe
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Bike-Harnessing Power Clips
Bike-Harnessing Power Clips
The 'Charging Clip' Powers Your Phone by Leveraging Bikes
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Chargeable Drink Cartons
Chargeable Drink Cartons
The Mr Booste Portable Charger is Shaped Like a Cute Juice Box
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3
Magnetic Smartphone Power Banks
Magnetic Smartphone Power Banks
The Case-Sticky-On External Battery is Conveniently Slim
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Carry-Around Phone Chargers
Carry-Around Phone Chargers
The Portable Backup Battery is Small Enough to Pack in Your Pocket
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Phone-Charging Wallets
Phone-Charging Wallets
The Everpurse Miniholds Your Cards and Holds a Charge
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