Playa Vista, Calif. – May 23, 2017 – Belkin®, market leader in mobile accessories – today introduced a suite of its most compact and fast-charging portable power banks, enabling consumers to stay connected and charged all day. The all-new Pocket Power comes in 5,000 and 10,000 mAh sizes in black, rose gold and silver, and the 15,000 mAh model will be available in black only. Featuring fast-charging capability and polymer battery cell technology, the new battery packs are lighter, thinner and equipped to charge multiple devices at an affordable price point.
“With the smartphone becoming even more essential in people’s lives, not just as a means of communication, but as a camera, music player, navigation system, and Internet-access device, preventing low battery on-the-go is even more important for consumers,” said Marco Peters, vice president of product management. “Deep consumer insight studies conducted by our teams allow us to understand what consumers need and encourage us to continue to innovate with new materials and technologies.”
Other key features:
- Built-in safety features protect the device and the consumer
- Micro-USB port charges battery pack quickly and efficiently
- 6” micro-USB cable included
- 4 LED indicators display remaining power level
- Plastic casing provides a lightweight solution
|# of times it will charge an iPhone 7||Additional hours of call time||Additional hours of web browsing||Total output||Multi-port|
|5,000 mAh||1.5x||19+ hours||11+ hours||2.4A||N/A|
|10,000 mAh||Up to 3x||25+ hours||21+ hours||3.4A||Yes|
|15,000 mAh||Up to 5x||57+ hours||50+ hours||3.4A||Yes|
The Pocket Power 5,000 mAh is available today for an MSRP of $29.99 on Belkin.com at http://www.belkin.com/us/p/p-F7U019/ and at Target in the U.S. and Walmart in Canada.
The Pocket Power 10,000 mAh and 15,000 mAh will be available later this summer; check back on Belkin.com for more details.
Belkin® developed its first people-inspired products in 1983 with cables that quickly led to the development of the first intelligent cable that connected an Apple IIc, Apple's first portable computer, to a printer. Today, more than one Belkin product is sold every second globally. Designed in Southern California, and extending across four pillars—power, productivity, protection and connectivity - Belkin products include award-winning lines such as the Valet™ Charge Dock for Apple Watch + iPhone, MIXIT↑™ cables, RockStar multi-port solutions, QODE™ keyboards, and a complete range of mobile, power and charging solutions, including USB-IF certified USB-C accessories, wireless charging docks, and solutions for Android systems. Belkin’s next generation ScreenCare+ and TrueClear™ Pro screen protection service applies state of the art protection with unparalleled accuracy and is available at select leading retailers worldwide. A privately held company, Belkin has more than 1,200 employees in more than 30 countries around the world.
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