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Nov
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PhoneSuit's Flex Pocket Charger is smaller than most options out there, but in this case, that's a good thing. This external battery pack plugs into your phone's micro USB port and rests there while it recharges. This makes it more mobile than the significantly larger 15,000mAh battery backs that you would typically leave stationary while your device charges, though that also means it will likely only recharge your handset once. Now it's available from Tanga for $29.99, a 50% discount from its usual price.

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PhoneSuit's Flex Pocket Charger is roughly the size of a cigarette lighter, so it stows away very nicely in most pants pockets. It comes with a removable top that protects it when not in use, and four dots line the side of the pack that show how much of its charge remains. The charger is currently available for $59.99, including from Amazon, so Tanga's price is quite a bargain. To make the deal even sweeter, shipping is free. Grab one before they're sold out.

PhoneSuit Flex Pocket Charger from Tanga

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • Matthew Fry

    That looks like a broken microusb port waiting to happen.

    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/77537273@N03/ Herman

      Also, why show the battery accessory in combination with Galaxy devices when those can much more easily just swap their batteries?

    • Frederico Silva

      There's a black 'cover' to avoid that sort of things. See the pictures. (#7 more precisely)

      • atlouiedog

        I think he means when it's plugged into the phone and some force is applied.

        • Frederico Silva

          That makes more sense..

  • Mental_Moose

    Seems pretty sweet, but, of course, they don't ship outside the US ...

  • Ramacher

    I'd rather go with the Anker Slim2 for $27.99 and 4,500mAh. It's one of the most recommended portable batteries and great reviews.

  • flosserelli

    My Note 2 don't need no stinkin' pocket charger...

  • WHO?

    I would get this if my note 3 didn't have a removable battery. If it was $19.99 I would of bought a few for Christmas gifts.

    • FixingStupid

      It's "would HAVE, for the love of Pete!!" Or "would've"! Ugh

    • Cerberus_tm

      Replacing the battery does mean that you have to fiddle with the back cover and shut down the phone, stop doing what you were doing. a portable charger you can just plug in in a second, and you can continue to watch your cat videos or call your mother.

  • Ror

    If it charges at a low amperage then it's almost useless unless you're keeping it in for hours.

    • Cerberus_tm

      Right, you always have to check maximum amperage. Many portable chargers go up to 1A, though, which is also the maximum that most(?) phones can take. So always look for 1A.

  • http://www.fullmoonblog.com/ Flatlinebb

    And deal is over :(

  • Arik Katz
  • Raghu Ram