You will know nervous feeling you receive when you realize your smartphone is going to die? Well, a new device set heading to store shelves at Brookstone later this season might eliminate that anxiety.
The device – a conveyable fuel cell USB charger produced by an organization called Lilliputian Systems – promises to have the ability to charge your smartphone as much as 14 times which has a single recyclable cartridge before running out of juice. The portable charger, that is branded and sold beneath the Brookstone brand, is about the sized a deck of cards and uses small cartridges filled with butane to build power. It is going to provide capacity to any device having a USB cable, including smartphones, mobile handsets, MP3 music players, and video cameras.
Massachusetts-based Lilliputian Systems on Tuesday announced the partnership, which can make Brookstone the initial retailer to transport the portable USB power source. These devices is going to be sold via Brookstone’s catalog, on its website, along with stores, including airport and mall locations. The product will probably be allowed on planes, so that it is great for frequent travelers.
“Today’s smartphones use much more power, helping the need for an even more efficient approach to recharge when on the run,” Steven Schwartz, second in command of merchandising and developing the site at Brookstone, said in a statement. “Lilliputian’s groundbreaking technology provides power, as much as you really need it. This breakthrough aligns well with this commitment to innovative solutions that make life easier.”
Pricing for your Brookstone fuel cell will not be disclosed, though one report indicates it may cost between $100 and $200. Recharge cartridges for your device will reportedly are less costly than $5.
The news comes the same day that Samsung and Qualcomm teamed up for the Alliance for Wireless Power, that can push the roll-out of wireless charging technologies.