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Old Jul 20, 2013, 12:01 PM   #1
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What would be the best portable charger for iPhone 5?

It is frustrating to rely on outlets to keep iPhone 5 charged while outside. Can anyone recommend me any charger? An ideal one would be one that would last me 24 hours without a charge.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 12:10 PM   #2
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It is frustrating to rely on outlets to keep iPhone 5 charged while outside. Can anyone recommend me any charger? An ideal one would be one that would last me 24 hours without a charge.
You mean battery?
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 01:23 PM   #3
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I guess. Something that attaches to the iPhone and charges it without needing an outlet.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 02:50 PM   #4
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I guess. Something that attaches to the iPhone and charges it without needing an outlet.
The only technology that I'm aware is capable of doing that is a fuel cell. They are extremely pricey tho. http://www.amazon.com/Horizon-Fuel-C...hone+fuel+cell
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 03:11 PM   #5
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I guess. Something that attaches to the iPhone and charges it without needing an outlet.
I've been using one from Zagg.com for over a year and I love it, I use it to charge my iPhone and occasionally my iPad Mini. Works great, I'd suggest the highest capacity one, mine may be getting "tired" but will do two complete charges of an iPhone 5 from almost zero.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 03:17 PM   #6
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There are plenty of battery packs that basically store about a full charge for on the go use. They are usually pretty well below $100. They don't need to be a hydrogen fuel cell to do this. Some are just a case with a battery built in.

Try searching the web or Amazon for "iphone battery case", see what you like. Here's one that's popular.
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Old Jul 20, 2013, 11:24 PM   #7
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Is there something that can charge not only iphone but your laptop as well (a giant battery with outlets on it where you can plug in your iphone usb and your laptop cable?)
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Is there something that can charge not only iphone but your laptop as well (a giant battery with outlets on it where you can plug in your iphone usb and your laptop cable?)
http://www.thebatterygeeks.com/produ...-19-450_us.htm
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Wow, that is $1000 dollars! Quite expensive. Is there any cheaper ones than that?
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Wow, that is $1000 dollars! Quite expensive. Is there any cheaper ones than that?
http://bit.ly/1187AKi

You haven't explained what your requirements are. An external battery pack is priced largely based on capacity. If you need several hours of power without a mains socket then the price is higher than if you only need 2 hours of power.
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Old Jul 21, 2013, 07:15 PM   #11
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Wow, that is $1000 dollars! Quite expensive. Is there any cheaper ones than that?
You're asking for a battery backup charger. This is and really always has been expensive. Such things typically exist to keep an electronic device or two online during a blackout. it's like a localized, non-gas using generator for a couple of items.
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Old Jul 26, 2013, 12:20 PM   #12
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Where have you all been? Go to eBay and type in "power bank" you'll have thousands of options. I bought a 3300mah USB one for $10 and it can give my iPhone 5 two full charges and it's tiny enough to fit in your pocket.

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http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trks...at=0&_from=R40

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Old Jul 28, 2013, 01:45 AM   #13
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Old Jul 28, 2013, 02:48 AM   #14
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Amazon has some portable battery packs that have dual USB ports to charge two devices at the same time. I'm getting one for my trip to Europe. It's not a case which wraps around the phone, which I'm not a fan of using a case anyways. I do like the idea of plugging in when needed. Plus for 30-50 dollars you can get a battery pack 7000mh-10000mh which will charge several iPhones several times. It's like a small portable harddrive that let's you plug in to recharge.
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Old Jul 29, 2013, 10:35 AM   #15
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Amazon has some portable battery packs that have dual USB ports to charge two devices at the same time. I'm getting one for my trip to Europe. It's not a case which wraps around the phone, which I'm not a fan of using a case anyways. I do like the idea of plugging in when needed. Plus for 30-50 dollars you can get a battery pack 7000mh-10000mh which will charge several iPhones several times. It's like a small portable harddrive that let's you plug in to recharge.
Could you link to it?
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Try the phonesuit flex for the iphone 5 it's amazing!
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Old Aug 7, 2013, 06:32 PM   #17
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It is frustrating to rely on outlets to keep iPhone 5 charged while outside. Can anyone recommend me any charger? An ideal one would be one that would last me 24 hours without a charge.
try the newtrend, or anker. it works great for me
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try the newtrend, or anker. it works great for me
Umm. You were just asking which one to buy, now you're recommending which one to buy? And your name is batterypower? Lemme guess what's next...links to your store?
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There's always the Mophie case: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Juice+Pa...%205&cp=1&lp=1
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try the newtrend, or anker. it works great for me
I've heard great things about anker, energizer xp, and isound
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Umm. You were just asking which one to buy, now you're recommending which one to buy? And your name is batterypower? Lemme guess what's next...links to your store?
nope.. just ones i been trying recently.
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Old Aug 15, 2013, 01:22 AM   #22
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My friend from Scotland bought me this 2000mh charger. It's pretty cool. It's bigger than the iPhone battery and it l charges the iPhone 5! Cool stuff.

Go on amazon and look for "portable USB chargers iPhone" good to just put into your back pack, man purse, or your wife/gf purse.
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