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Kensington rolls out Mini Battery Pack for iPhone, iPod

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Monday, May 5, 2008
News Categories: iPhone Accessories

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Kensington has introduced its new Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod. The Mini is a small, Dock-connecting accessory that can power and charge an iPhone or iPod, offering extended play times of up to 30 hours for music, six hours for video, and three hours of talk time. The small black body of the Mini houses a high-capacity, rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery pack and a LED battery meter. The device also includes a retractable USB charging cable for recharging the battery pack. The Kensington Mini Battery Pack and Charger for iPhone and iPod is available now and sells for $50.

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1

Uhh…  Look similar to you?...  http://www.crutchfield.com/S-plWRQEJBsyH/App/Product/Item/Main.aspx?I=615JUMPST

Posted by n8k9 on May 5, 2008 at 2:58 PM (PDT)

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Yeah, but the crutchfield one doesn’t seem to have the battery power that this one has..

Posted by ELKHOUND on May 6, 2008 at 6:06 AM (PDT)

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I suspect they’re exactly the same re-brand from an Asian parts vendor, the battery indicator is too similar to be coincidence, and the only difference in battery life is that the DLO is being more honest with 15 hours in the general whereas the Kensington says 30 hours and then puts (nano only) in small print.

Posted by Code Monkey in Midstate New York on May 6, 2008 at 9:30 AM (PDT)

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The DX001 from http://richardsolo.com/ is very simular. I have not been happy with it.

Posted by Flapdoodle on May 6, 2008 at 10:31 AM (PDT)

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