BOLT: USB Backup Battery With Built-in Wall Charger [Kickstarter]


A Kickstarter project by the name of BOLT, is a portable backup battery with a built-in wall charger, that has enough juice for up to two iPhone or Android device charges. Developed by Fluxmob, BOLT is claimed to be the world’s smallest USB battery pack, featuring a 3000mAh battery and an output of 5v/1A. The project has already crossed its pledged goal of $44,000 by almost a $22,000 margin, with 6 days still to go.

BOLT features wall prongs that can be conveniently folded into the body when not in use. The built in wall charger allows you to simultaneously charge the internal battery while you’re charging your mobile device. The battery pack will be available in Graphite, Stealth and a third “vote for your favourite colour” options.

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Here are some of BOLT’s highlights:

  • Dimensions 70mm x 34mm x 28mm (2.75″ x 1.33″ x 1.10″)
  • Samsung 3000mAh battery that’s good for up to two charges with most smartphones
  • CE, RoHS, and FCC Certifiable
  • 110-240v supported for international use
  • Output: 5v/1A
  • Available in three colors: Stealth, Graphite, and you choose the third.
  • Smooth rubberized finish in three color options
  • Four blue battery indicator LEDs
  • One green status LED
  • Subtle chamfered edges add to the sleek design

Developers are expecting to ship BOLTs to its backers by October 2013. For more information or if you want to make a pledge, hit up this link.