Ahead of this weekend’s Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, Otter box announced the new Folding Wireless Power Bank for mobile gamers and travelers. In addition to offering up to 25 hours of additional battery life, as tested on a 3,000 milliamp hour (mAh) smartphone, the pocket-sized albeit expensive ($60) Power Bank comes with a stand adjustable with non-slip surface and friction hinge, and also serves as a battery pack and an operable holder for your phone.
Power bank has been tested with iPhone 12 to provide fast charging with cable within 30 minutes. It also works with Otterbox-branded phone cases, comes with a USB-A to USB-C cable, and outputs power using Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0/3.0. Its wireless charging is done via 10-watt Qi, the charging bank itself is at 18W, and its dual coils allow you to charge in landscape or portrait orientation.
While Power Bank has many potential uses for watching live streams or making video calls on the go, Otterbox has explicitly advertised it to mobile gamers in its marketing as a way to keep playing games without draining your battery for a short time. hour. With mobile games starting to make their way into the US live streaming market in a larger way, especially on Facebook Gaming, it’s hard not to see a lot about Power Bank (and some other Otterbox products). ) is aimed directly at broadcasters and content creators. Equipping streamers with the tools to quickly set up a broadcast on the road is a minor craft, or it pre-pandemic and Otterbox looks like it’s trying to catch up. take that wave.
Otterbox, headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, was founded in 1998. The company specializes in a wide range of cell phone accessories, including chargers, cables, controller holders, and protective stickers. screen. This year, it has expanded to offer controller cases and battery packs for Xbox Series X consoles | S and One, this isn’t as much of a departure as one might think considering the recent launch of Xbox Cloud Gaming for mobile.
Attendees to this year’s PAX West show, which is open to a limited number of actual attendees at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle, can stop by the Otterbox booth to see the Bank. new electrical goods for yourself.
Other products Otterbox plans to show off at PAX include an antibacterial Easy Grip case for iPhone 11/12/12 Pro, a combo display case/stand for mobile gaming with a controller and privacy screen protector for iPhone.