Video:  Oh, This Bracelet? It's Just My Wearable Device Charger

Oh, This Bracelet? It's Just My Wearable Device Charger

by Clip Syndicate

Wearable devices are increasingly seen as tools primarily designed to track your life, but a new entrant into the category has a far more practical mission: charging your devices. The QBracelet looks like a stylish piece of wrist candy, but is in fact a portable charger capable of delivering juice to your iPhone or Android device. Unfold the bracelet and you'll find a hidden charging connector – a micro USB connector for Android devices and a Lightning connector for the iPhone. Q Designs, the company behind the QBracelet, claims that the bracelet's internal lithium-ion battery will deliver a charge of up to 60%.

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