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With PhoneSoap XL, you can sanitize tablets, multiple phones, or any other objects that fit inside in just 5 minutes.
With PhoneSoap XL, you can sanitize tablets, multiple phones, or any other objects that fit inside in just 5 minutes.
548 backers pledged $65,213 to help bring this project to life.

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PhoneSoap XL: Tablet UV Sanitizer and Universal Charger

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Phone Soap XL: The World’s First Tablet UV Sanitizer and Universal Charger

Using 4 powerful UV-C bulbs, the PhoneSoap XL encompasses your tablet in germicidal light. In just 5 minutes, your device will be completely sanitized. 

We designed the unit with sleek, modern edges so that it can fit nicely in any location: A bookshelf, a kitchen counter, a bedside table, etc. 

Additionally, you can make your sanitizing process part of your charging routine by using the built-in USB port.

Best of all, whatever fits inside can be safely sanitized. Use it to sanitize your keys, your mouse, your Apple Watch. If it fits, it cleans!  

Problem

Tablets are filthy. We use our electronics everywhere we go. Whether we like to admit it or not, we use our tablets while cooking, shopping, using public transportation, and of course, using the bathroom. 

All the bacteria we touch is transferred to our tablet. Since tablets are warm and stored in dark places like bags and purses, the bacteria breeds and multiplies. We have no doubt that technology a contributor to the spread of sickness and disease. 

The Solution

While there are multiple ways to clean a device, ours is the safest, most effective way. PhoneSoap XL does not use liquid, heat, or any harsh chemicals--only light!

There are three UV light wavelength categories: UV-A, UV-B and UV-C. The UV-C wavelength is the germicidal wavelength. UV-C utilizes short-wavelength ultraviolet radiation, which effectively destroys nucleic acids and breaks apart germ DNA. With their DNA broken, germs cannot function or reproduce, and the organism dies.

Watch the Discovery Channel test PhoneSoap and the effectiveness of our UV lights.

Our Story

PhoneSoap

A few years ago we learned that cell phones were home to 18x more bacteria than a public restroom. We wanted to create a product to address this problem. The original PhoneSoap uses UV-C light to sanitize cell phones and other small devices. This unit has had wild success. PhoneSoap is shipped around the world and is used in more than 40,000 homes in the US. We have been featured on media outlets across the globe, including appearances on The Discovery Channel, The Today Show, The View, The Doctors and many more. We were also featured on Shark Tank where we landed a deal with Lori Grenier. With Lor's help, we have had great success on QVC and other outlets. 

Though our customers love this product, their number one request is a larger version. We are happy to present the PhoneSoap XL. 

(PhoneSoap currently retails for $59.95 at phonesoap.com)

PhoneSoap XL

Our customers are the genesis of this new product. We listened to their request and carefully designed the PhoneSoap XL. We have the product ready to manufacture now, and we want to get it to you as soon as possible. While we need your help to launch the product quickly, more importantly, we want you, our loyal customers, to be the first to have the new PhoneSoap XL. 

Specs

Outer device dimensions (from the longest points): 15.6 inches deep x 3.6 inches wide x 9.3 inches high. 

The unique design shrinks the appearance of the device.  

Inner sanitizing space dimensions: 9.9 inches deep x 3 inches wide x 8.5 inches high.

Whatever fits inside will be cleaned--multiple phones, a computer mouse, credit cards, your apple watch, etc.

UV Lights: 4 UV-C germicidal bulbs

Sanitizing Time: 5 minutes

USB Charging: Smart 2.1 amp USB port allowing for full speed charging on all devices. 

Rewards

We offer a simple selection of rewards to help us focus on what is most important: PhoneSoap XL. We have early bird options to those who act fast.

All backers will have the option to select  white or black units during the final survey for delivery.

Retail: All Kickstarter customers get a discount off our $119.95 full retail price.

Stretch Goal

We are launching with one stretch goal in mind. We want your feedback to help us introduce more options.

Stretch Goal #1: Enlarge for iPad Pro: With the release of the iPad Pro we have had many request to make a unit that fits these new larger tablets. To do so, we only need to increase the size of our unit 2.5 inches in length and 1.25 inches in height. At $50,000 we will implement this change. It will not impact our delivery timeline. 

Timeline

 Our manufacturing partners have already sent us production samples for review. That being said, we want to be realistic in our timeline due to complexities that can arise during production. We are confident in our timeline below, and will work with our partners to shrink this timeline wherever possible.

Risks and challenges

The challenges of this project are similar to all manufacturing projects, such as component quality and restraints, but we have mitigated our risk by utilizing a trusted partner for manufacturing. This product is already in the hands of our current manufacturers to finalize and produce in mass. While it is unlikely that we will experience delays, quality and safety are our top priorities with all our products, and we will not ship until the unit meets our standards.

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    Every backing brings us closer to launching PhoneSoap XL. Thank you for your support! You will receive updates on our status and an immediate $5 off any purchase from PhoneSoap.com.

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    EARLY BIRD - ONE PhoneSoap XL. Choose between: White or Black (Will retail at $119.95)

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