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CA$ 2,830
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, November 7 2014 8:07 AM UTC +00:00
CA$ 2,830
pledged of CA$ 25,000pledged of CA$ 25,000 goal
112
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Fri, November 7 2014 8:07 AM UTC +00:00

About

Don't you hate it when your smartphone runs out of battery?

We get it – There are only a few things more frustrating than watching your smartphone battery life drain away in the middle of the day when you left home with a full charge that very morning. It gets worse when you have had an unexpected delay, or haven't been able to fully charge your phone, and you need to make a few calls, send that important work email or use your GPS and maps function to find your way home.

Even with the longest smartphone battery life, there will come a time when you will need that extra boost of battery life to keep you connected.

Wouldn't it be Awesome if you didn't ever have to worry about your smartphone running out of battery?

Wouldn't it be nice not having to worry about lugging that annoying wall charger and usb cable around, or remembering to pack that chunky power bank with you everywhere you go?

Wouldn't it be nice not to have to stop at coffee shops or next to a power socket just to charge your phone?

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to get through an entire day without having to carry all that "equipment" around?

Meet KEYCHARGE

 KEYCHARGE is a reserve battery keychain.

This little keychain is designed to give your smartphone extended battery life. Designed for smartphones and micro USB devices, it's 1000mAh battery is designed to give you 5.5 to 6 hours of extra talk time or up to a 24 hours more standby, depending on how you use your smartphone.

Best of all, KEYCHARGE'S compact keychain size and integrated charging connectors mean you'll always have backup power on you.

Design

KEYCHARGE comes in both your choice of lightning connector or micro USB, making it compatible with the majority of smartphones.

Lightning connector. Works with every iPhone, and iPod with a Lightning connector. This includes:

  • iPhone 6, 6 Plus, iPhone  5, iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S
  • iPod touch and iPod nano (current generation)

Micro USB. Works with every smartphone with a standard micro USB connector. This includes:

  • Samsung Galaxy S2, S3, S4, Galaxy Note
  • HTC One
  • Nokia Lumia, 920, 925 and 1020
  • Sony Xperia
  • Blackberry
  • Amazon Kindle

Specifications:

  • Compatibility                             Smartphones & USB devices
  • Battery Capacity                       1000mAh
  • Flash Drive Storage                  NA/16GB/32GB
  • Weight                                        28g
  • Dimensions                               70mm x 30mm x 10mm
  • Flash Drive Compatibility        USB 2.0

Our Story

We first came up with the idea for KEYCHARGE when we couldn't find a backup charger for our smartphones that was compact, smart, simple, and elegant enough for everyday use. Everything that was on the market was too large to conveniently take with you everywhere.

We wanted to create something that you wouldn't have to worry about forgetting, a true back-up juice pack that you would always be able to have on you all the time. This was when we first started sketching a design for KEYCHARGE and also started looking for a suitable battery that was small enough to fit in a keychain unit and give smartphones true extended battery life. We tested 800-1200mAh batteries and finally decided on 1000mAh battery because it gave us the perfect balance of battery life and design flexibility for the keychain unit.

Through several iterations of sketch prototypes and testing with an experienced manufacturer we now have a production ready model that we are very happy with and ready to deliver to you. 

 All we need is you

This is where we need your support. We think KEYCHARGE is an awesome product and we are super excited about it, but we need your help to turn it into a reality. We have lots of exciting discounts and special rewards available to our kickstarter backers, and we hope that together we can turn this product into a something special that you are going to love!

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Risks and challenges

We really believe in KEYCHARGE and have worked hard to develop and promote it in the best way possible. Our first challenge is to spread the word about our project, share our excitement, and show the vision behind KEYCHARGE.

We are committed to provide the best quality components, tooling, manufacture, and quality control and have done our best to mitigate and minimise the risks associated to delivering the KEYCHARGE to market in several ways:

- We have well tested and working prototypes.
- We are working with a manufacturer with lots of hardware experience.
- We have a team member on the ground in China, so we can minimise delays and maintain the full design and quality visualised by us.

We believe in a close and friendly relationship with our backers, and we love the way Kickstarter keeps creators and backers in touch. We will use this platform to keep you updated on the status of the project, and will communicate immediately any challenge that might arise. If you have any questions, suggestions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch!

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    Pledge CA$ 5 or more About $4

    FistBump!! Thanks for backing keycharge! No pledge is too small. Every little bit counts.

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    Pledge CA$ 15 or more About $11

    First Backers KEYCHARGE

    Be first to receive the keycharge! You get one keycharge. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. This is 50% off what the retail price will be (29.99 + shipping), so get in quick for your early backer special price! Free Shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Pledge CA$ 20 or more About $15

    Still Early Special KEYCHARGE

    Get one of the first batch of the keycharge. You get one keycharge. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. Save 30% off what the retail price will be ($29.99 + shipping)Free Shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Pledge CA$ 25 or more About $19

    Kickstarter KEYCHARGE

    You get one keycharge. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. Save 20% off what the retail price will be ($29.99 + shipping).Free Shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Pledge CA$ 35 or more About $27

    Early Special KEYCHARGE 16GB

    You get one keycharge with in-built 16GB USB Flash drive. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. Save 30% off what the retail price will be ($49.99 + shipping).Free Shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Pledge CA$ 40 or more About $30

    Kickstarter KEYCHARGE 16GB

    You get one keycharge with in-built 16GB USB Flash drive. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. Save 20% off what the retail price will be ($49.99 + shipping)Free Shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Kickstarter KEYCHARGE Couples Pack

    Get the couple pack You get Two keycharge. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. Free shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Pledge CA$ 55 or more About $42

    Early Special KEYCHARGE 32GB

    You get one keycharge with in-built 32GB USB Flash drive. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. Save almost 30% off what the retail price will be ($74.99 + shipping)Free Shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Pledge CA$ 60 or more About $45

    Kickstarter KEYCHARGE 32GB

    You get one keycharge with in-built 32GB USB Flash drive. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. Save 20% off what the retail price will be ($74.99 + shipping).Free Shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Kickstarter KEYCHARGE Family Pack

    Get the couple pack You get Four keycharge. Choice of lightning connector or micro USB. Free shipping to Canada & USA.

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    Kickstarter KEYCHARGE 16GB Couples pack

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    Kickstarter KEYCHARGE 32GB Couples pack

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    Kickstarter KEYCHARGE 16GB Family pack

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Funding period

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