Does a truly portable iPad charger exist?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by Cutwolf, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    The beauty of the iPad is its portability. However, when you need to charge the iPad, you obviously have limited range (near a plug) while it charges.

    I know there are external batteries, but those also tend to be pretty big and heavy.

    Is there anything approximately wallet sized that I could easily slip into my pocket and use to charge the iPad without limiting my mobility?
     
  2. macrumors member

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    Have you taken a look at this: http://www.newtrent.com/Best-iPad-Battery-Pack-iPhone-Battery-Extender-p/imp1000.htm

    I'm not sure anything exists that's wallet sized and has enough of a capacity to charge an ipad. The ipad batteries are quite large.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502

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  4. macrumors member

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    No problem! For me, an external battery back is more so used as an emergency solution. So I don't think the 500 charge cycles will be an issue. Plus, I think the 500 just means that the battery will start to loose some of it's capacity after the 500 cycles.
     
  5. thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Do you have the one you linked? How bulky is it?
     
  6. macrumors member

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    It has some heft to it, but it definitely fits in the palm of my hands. It should fit into a large coat pocket, or your pants pocket.

    Take a look at this unboxing for a better idea of the size. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrM9rhr2nKI&feature=related
     
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    Check out Hypershop.
     

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