No, you don’t. You can charge the smartphone battery WITH BETTER RE. Just think of BETTER RE as a case of an external battery pack. What differentiates BETTER RE from common external battery packs is that you can replace the battery that goes into BETTER RE.
BETTER RE will be ready to charge your devices through either of the following ways:
1. Charge BETTER RE with a smartphone battery (in need of charge) inside, just as you would charge an external battery pack.
2. Clip a fully charged smartphone battery into BETTER RE. If you carry a number of batteries around, you can charge your device multiple times by simply replacing the batteries!
We provide a micro 5-pin USB cable that can charge BETTER RE. Connect the micro 5-pin cable to BETTER RE's input port and the USB cable to your USB charger.
Plug the USB charger into the power outlet, and BETTER RE (the smartphone battery in it, to be exact) will be charged!
When you are charging a device with a micro 5-pin input port, all you need to do is reverse the micro 5-pin USB cable we provide.
Plug the USB charger into BETTER RE’s output port, and the micro 5-pin cable into your device, respectively.
For those of you with a device that uses 8-pin lightning cable, we will provide you with a micro USB 5-pin female to 8-pin male converter adapter.
When the funding is completed , we will send all backers a survey sheet through email and ask whether you need it or not, so please make sure to mark it on the survey.
After the campaign successfully funds, you will receive a survey to indicate the color and finish you want for your BETTER RE .
The survey will be sent to the email you provided when you registered with Kickstarter, so please keep an eye on your inbox after June 10th!
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