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Kanex's 'GoPower Watch' Portable Battery for Apple Watch Now Available for $100

Kanex today made its GoPower Watch, one of the first MFi-certified portable batteries for Apple Watch, available for purchase for $99.95. The cordless, portable 1A/3.70V charging solution has a built-in 4,000 mAh lithium-ion battery that can charge an Apple Watch up to six times before it needs to be recharged itself.

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GoPower Watch has a built-in magnetic charging puck, the same one that comes with the Apple Watch, and a USB port for simultaneously charging an iPhone with a Lightning cable. It has pass-through charging while connected to power via Micro-USB, meaning that Apple devices charge first, and then the battery pack recharges.

To charge an Apple Watch or iPhone, simply press the button on the front of the GoPower Watch. The LED indicator displays battery levels and charge status.

GoPower Watch is available in Space Gray for $99.95 on Kanex's website. The portable battery works with all 38mm and 42mm Apple Watch models.

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29 months ago
Not designed for nightstand mode. Too many products that fail to support nightstand mode.
Rating: 9 Votes
29 months ago

Doesn't look that futuristic.

You're probably the same guy who has a mouse like this

And can't wait to buy your next car…

Haha :D
Rating: 5 Votes
29 months ago

Many people have this issue. Further proof that Apple Watch is not ready for prime time. It's for gadget lovers with patience.


If you put your watch into airplane mode while away from your iphone, it will turn off the wifi/bluetooth.
Rating: 5 Votes
29 months ago

Doesn't look that futuristic.

Could be. But don't you think it looks great and is a neat product? Why should it be futuristic?
Rating: 4 Votes
29 months ago
I'm just glad to see more products that use their OWN charging puck. The problem I have with most of the watch stands/chargers, is that you end up having to wrap four feet of the original charging cable into their products.
Rating: 4 Votes
29 months ago

No disrespect to those who purchased the Apple Watch, but isn't this tacit admission that the product is conceptually flawed?

I mean, there's now a market for a portable device to charge your portable device... :confused:


No disrespect to those who bought an iPhone, but isn't this a tacit admission that the product is conceptually flawed?

I mean, even Apple now sell a battery case!

And don't get me started on Tesla's Electric Highway. Surely with their gigafactory they'd find a way to keep batteries charged eternally?

There's no such thing as Silicon Heaven. Calculators just die.
Rating: 3 Votes
29 months ago

This seems like a really niche product. My Apple Watch lasts almost 2 days for me. I charge it nightly and I have absolutely no issues. I'm not sure when I'd actually need a product like this. A camping trip?

This product is for heavy travelers. I suppose people that travel a lot would just purchase an extra watch charging cable but every time I go anywhere for more than a day, I forget my cable and wish I had it. I suppose this solves that problem providing you remember to bring this. As a less frequent traveler, it should also be about $49 for me to consider it.
Rating: 3 Votes
29 months ago
This seems like a really niche product. My Apple Watch lasts almost 2 days for me. I charge it nightly and I have absolutely no issues. I'm not sure when I'd actually need a product like this. A camping trip?
Rating: 3 Votes
29 months ago

I find the fact that something like portable battery is needed for a Watch ridiculous.

IMO the only smartwatch done right is Pebble. The rest are just cheap copies.

nonsense. I doubt you even have one... the AW gets better battery than the device it's an accessory to, thus there is absolutely no problem. you charge your phone at bed time, you charge your AW. it has 40-50% + every night...so there is no problem or inconvenience.

pebbles looks like ass, I'd never put it on my wrist. also fails at wireless iPod and payment system.
Rating: 3 Votes
29 months ago

This seems like a really niche product. My Apple Watch lasts almost 2 days for me. I charge it nightly and I have absolutely no issues. I'm not sure when I'd actually need a product like this. A camping trip?

My watch burns out after 6 hours because my iPhone is not close enough to my iWatch to keep bluetooth active. So, it sends out battery-draining signals. I cant carry my iPhone with me at work but my iWatch yes. so, I often find the Watch battery dead
Rating: 3 Votes

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