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About this project

We are still alive !!!

We have good news! Despite the fact that we didn't reach our Kickstarter goal, we get an investment for production from an external investor, and you can still buy your CHAARGO wallet through our website http://chaargo.com.

Thank you again for your support, and don't forget to order CHAARGO from our website http://chaargo.com

CHAARGO - wireless charging wallet

  • You certainly went through situations when your mobile phone was running out of power and you really, like seriously, needed it. Do you have an important meeting? Are you running late to a date? Are you on vacation and are in need of directions? Is there a one-of-a-kind moment to be captured?

With CHAARGO, this will never happen again! We've got your back.

CHAARGO is primarily a portable charger inside your wallet.

What makes it special is a really thin design that allows the user to have a powerful external battery all the time. In fact, it is a kind of power bank right in your pocket without any big external device.

Quickly charge your phone wirelessly like from a wall plug. How cool is that?

 

Press

CHAARGO was mentioned by The Wall Street Journal in a video about Shenzhen, where the final prototype was built.

Link to the video (CHAARGO part start at 2:33) - http://www.wsj.com/video/how-to-build-your-own-smartphone-for-70/90013EB1-9BB0-4AE8-9BBB-FE76793EAD30.html

"TOP 10 INFORMATION" YouTube channel

CHAARGO is listed in "10 Most Unique Smartphone's Gadgets You Should Buy !" in TOP 10 INFORMATION YouTube channel. Check out the video here -

Keep it simple

Inside CHAARGO is hidden big 4000mAh battery. When needed, you can charge your device by putting it on the wallet, and voilà, that's it. The revolution has just begun.

When design matter

We designed CHAARGO for each of you who use the handheld devices, thus for everyone. However, technology addicts would appreciate it a little bit more. No matter how old you are, if you are studying or working in a high position, CHAARGO is really elegant and looks amazing when you pull it out of your pocket.

CHAARGO is made from a leather/aluminum combination.

Always with you

CHAARGO unites the modern lifestyle of those who have to be online and want their devices running. Keep the CHAARGO on like a piece of art. It does not matter where you are; it looks discrete but hides its real power, literally.

Advantages of CHAARGO

Do not worry about leaving the cable at home. We are using the Qi 1.2 wireless fast charge standard that guarantees you the same charging speed as from a wall plug. Even if you need to charge CHAARGO itself with the new USB C cable and recommended 2.1A charger, it takes only about 4h to fully charge. Also, a colorful LED light is included, which also works as an indicator of the battery status.

What's inside?

  • Space for banknotes 
  • Pocket for Coins 
  • Three large card slots (can hold more than 10 cards)

Manufacturing

 

We have signed a memorandum of understanding with our manufacturing partner and have outlined the work ahead of us. We’ve agreed to a schedule and are confident in our ability to deliver on time.

They are experts in producing high-quality products for multiple industries.

Our manufacturing partner is in stand-by ready to produce CHAARGO and help distribute them worldwide.

 

Prototypes

 

  • The biggest part of prototyping happened in Chinese Chaihuo X.Factory (Shenzhen).
  • Big thank everyone for support :)

Technical information

 

How do I know, which version I need?

If your phone supports wireless charging, you don't need to think about anything else. Just put your phone on the top of CHAARGO and charge. Supported phones are listed below.

If your phone does NOT support wireless charging directly, DON'T WORRY.

You will get a wireless receiver for FREE! Please check which version is right for you.

Just plug & play. You can also hide a receiver under your cover. After purchase, we will help you to figure out which version is right for you.

Rewards

Shipping price

USA - 5$.
UK - 5$
Rest of the world - 15$.

Shipping time

Early bird backers will receive their wallets within max. 30 days after Kickstarter campaign end. Others within max. 60 days. We are ready for production so that we can ship faster than 90% of all Kickstarter campaigns.

UPDATE (Jun/01/17): Today we received first parts for CHAARGO to the USA


Why we need your support

We are almost on the finish line of our startup race. Pavol was personally in China for a month, and he managed to contract all essential partners and finally prototyped a stable version which we are willing to deliver to the world. We need your support in the form of buying the CHAARGO itself. We are not asking money in return for useless t-shirts or mugs. We are ready to deliver a fully functional product. The main reasons we decided to launch this campaign are:

To certify the products (CE) to ensure safe operation.

To procure materials and components to meet our timeline.

To update the packaging to make sure it arrives safely.


Warranty

CHAARGO will have a standard 2-year limited warranty.

Who is Pavol Bujna

CEO of Grandpa Technology Ltd and founder of CHAARGO

Pavol is a 23-year-old “homemade” hardware engineer from Slovakia (European Union). During childhood/adolescence, he always took apart toys and upgraded them. Later, during his study of electronics in high school, his love for computers and hardware grew, and he started to build some robotic stuff himself. Right after school, he went abroad and lived in the UK, Germany, Malta, China, and now the USA with his latest CHAARGO project.

Check our website http:/chaargo.com

 

 

Risks and challenges

We proved our concept by prototyping several versions. We already contacted producers who would be able to produce parts that are essential for CHAARGO.

We are going to compose the product in China and deliver it to the whole world. We even work with experts in the field to make it even more efficient than it is in the stage of prototyping.

As the biggest risk for the backers, we identified the timing itself. Regarding the amount of money we ask, we planned the delivery in July. But in the case of doing the project on our own, we would have to delay our schedule. Thus risking the competition with lower quality of products to take the lead.

Results of our testing and any corrective actions may cause a delay in delivering a product to you on time. Fortunately, we have the resources and expertise to resolve any issues quickly if and when they occur.

We want you to know that we are putting our reputations on the line with friends, family and those closest to us. We would not be running this campaign without being certain we can meet or exceed everyone's expectations. Thank you in advance for your understanding, trust, and support.

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    Early bird CHAARGO

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    Reseller package

    You will get 50 CHAARGO wallets for a special price with iPhone or Android receivers.

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