A sentence that involves Smartphone / Tablet and great battery life in today’s reality is almost unthinkable. With technological evolution, our Smartphones and Tablets have been presenting themselves more powerful regarding their Hardware as well as all the functionalities they offer, allowing us to have almost a mini computer in our hands. The possibility of being somewhere and staying connected to the world is genious but this is not always possible.
With the hardware improvements and inclusion of new features, the makers of mobile devices have forgotten (or haven’t been capable) of evolving batteries at the same speed. Even though battery capacity has been increasing, there has not been a noticeable increase of useful battery life for our devices, thus being rare devices that last longer than 24hours without having to get charged. Many users, particularly those that use their devices more intensively can’t even get through their work day without having to charge their device either connecting it to the computer or the car lighter.
Thinking about those users made Journova get into the market. The goals are huge, and the product is very wantable. In order to convince the users to join them, Journova presented two new high power batteries, the Waycharger and Viewcharger. These batteries have a 4.2 Amp power output and two USB ports, which is enough to charge two tables simultaneously, in full power. Besides that, these new batteries allow the users to charge them at the same time they are charging a mobile device, thanks to the IN+OUT technology. This will allow users to connect their devices and charge them up through the USB ports at the same time they charge the Journova’s device battery in order to be able to use it later. The charging process is managed by the batteries themselves that are capable of adjusting dinamically, in a way so that they can charge themselves at the same time they charge devices.
When it comes to the WayCharger battery, the box is pretty sturdy, as it is made out of robust alluminium and thus it is prepared to be carried around in a daily basis with the user. To make this device esthetically pleasing Journova opted for a leather finish. There are three options for embelishments: textured black, green and smooth high gloss white finish. The shape of the equipment takes care of easily protecting all the connection cables as well as the USB ports while also allowing it to be easily stored away. The battery capacity for the Waycharger sits at 12000mAh and will be available in the market for 99.95$. This includes the microUSB charging cable and a microfiber protective pouch.
The ViewCharger has a bolder design, with the battery cells protected with a impact resistant window, making them visible to the user. It battery has a capacity of only 6000mAh and it will be available with a price tag of only 59.95$, this package also includes the microUSB cable and microfiber protective pouch.
The project can be found in KickStarter and the batteries shall be available in stores next week.