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Extremely Durable Battery Pack for Smartphones and Tablets

A project in East Palo Alto, CA by Zendure
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Zendure A-Series is the most durable external battery you can find for your everyday life. Works with most USB powered devices.
Backers: 2310
Average Pledge Per Backer: $94

Funded: $216,230 of $30,000
Dates: Sep 9th -> Oct 9th (30 days)
Project By: Zendure
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What are your favorite products funded by Kickstarter?

February 6th - via: engadget.com
These days, it's almost a cliché to launch a new gadget, game, movie, or other product via Kickstarter (or Indiegogo), but for many people it works. (Read More)

ZENDURE Crush-Proof External Battery Gets Funded On Kickstarter, Now Available For Pre-Order

October 10th - via: androidpolice.com
It seems like external batteries are a dime-a-dozen these days, but ZENDURE is one like we haven't seen before. It's crush-proof, sleek, can retain 95% of its charge after 6-months without use, and a lot more. It's badass. (Read More)

ZENDURE Crush Proof External Batteries Gets Kickstarter Funding

October 10th - via: thedroidguy.com
There are lots of external battery options for mobile devices available in the market today however none of them could boast of being crush-proof and retain almost 95% of its charge even if it isn’t used for 6 months. ZENDURE is an external battery that has both these characteristics and even more. (Read More)

Code Red: Two Final Missions for Our Last 3 Hours

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Day 30 Update #2: You've Made Your Case

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
With about 18 hours left, we have over 2,000 backers and we're just shy of $190,000 raised. Let's get it to $200,000! We've received a lot of feedback regarding the cases for the Zendure batteries. While we are still offering one free case for each... (Read More)

Day 30 Update - Less Than 24 Hours Left, Stretch Goals Reached, Backer Exclusive, One Last Project We Love

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We can't believe it's been a month already! Just when we were getting comfortable at Kickstarter, it's almost time to leave the nest, spread our wings, and... make... batteries. It's not a perfect metaphor. Achievement Unlocked! All stretch goals... (Read More)

How to Make a Battery-Powered, Gadget-Charging Go Bag

October 7th - via: lifehacker.com
Most of your gadgets are portable these days, and with the right bag, you can take them with you anywhere--but you can’t store all your technology in your bag indefinitely. At some point, though, you have to take it out to charge it. But what if you didn’t? What if your bag powered your gadgets on the go, and you only had to charge your bag? (Read More)

Day 28 Update: 72 Hours Left, Stretch Goal #2, Firmware Tweaks, Production Plan, Projects We Love

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The past few days have been phenomenal for Zendure. In the 48 hours since our last update, we've had a huge influx of new backers. Thank you all for your support and your continued assistance in getting the word out. Stretch Goal #2We are now within... (Read More)

Zendure A-Series External Battery by Zendure

October 6th - via: androidspin.com
A breakdown review of the Zendure A-Series External Battery. (Read More)

Day 26 Update: $100K Reached!

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Can you believe it? Looks like we've caught a second wind, thanks to your help! We've now raised over $100,000 through pre-orders for the Zendure External Battery. Our $120k stretch goal is just around the corner. Please keep doing what you're doing!... (Read More)

Day 25 Update: Have you seen these mounts?

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everyone. In the few weeks that we've been on Kickstarter, we've become friends with some other project creators. We're all going through the same thing, more or less, so there's a kind of camaraderie that comes from that. One of our friends has... (Read More)

Noisestash: Zendure, a tough battery that will keep your mobile devices juiced!

September 27th - via: thenoisecast.com
One of the biggest problems plaguing the first world is dead cellphone batteries. Nothing is worse than being out for a night on the town and seeing that low battery warning. Now you’ve gotta hunt down an outlet, and that’s assuming you even have your charger with you. Otherwise you’re stuck with a useless phone and nobody wants that. (Read More)

Day 23 Update: Stretch Goals Updated, iOS 7 Compatibility

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, everyone! With just seven days left until the campaign closes, we've had over 1,000 backers pledge almost $90,000. We're so excited and grateful! Although we reached our initial funding goal a couple weeks ago, collecting more preorders would... (Read More)

Day 16 Update: Stretch Goals Revised, Product Development Update

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks a lot for the feedback you sent us after we released our draft version of the stretch goal three days ago. We heard your voices, and now we are making the change. First off, we're changing the goals to $100k, $150k and $200k. Now we are at... (Read More)

Update Day 13: Check Out Matt's Review of the Zendure A3!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Matt from TintStuff has just posted his review of the Zendure A3. Thanks, Matt! If you'd like to help us reach those stretch goals we announced yesterday, please visit the YouTube page for the video, click the "like" button, and share it with as many... (Read More)

Day 12 Update: $60K, Announcing Stretch Goals, Impromptu Durability Test

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Would you look at that! With your help, we've raised over $60,000, double our funding goal, with almost three weeks left in our campaign! Give yourselves a round of applause! To help spread the word about Zendure, we attended the Zeno Group... (Read More)

Day 9: Higher Capacity Model Added, Introducing A5 Glow

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
First off, we'd like to thank everyone who offered their thoughts on what we could add to the project. After seeing that a lot of people wanted additional colors or higher capacities, we thought, "Hey, why not both?" Introducing the limited edition... (Read More)

Day 7 Update: Funding Goal Reached, Penny for Your Thoughts

September 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Well well well, look what you did! You helped us reach our goal of $30,000 in less than six days! That's outstanding. We want to extend a very big THANK YOU for your support, both in placing a pledge and continuing to tell your friends about the... (Read More)

Day 5 - Development Update, Reviewer Selection, $22k Raised, How to Spread the Word

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, Kickstarter friends! We already have so much to talk about. Our mold revisions are almost done. Looks like we're slightly ahead of schedule. This will ensure that the overall look and feel of the A-Series will match the quality of what's inside.... (Read More)

Day 3 - Video Reviewer Wanted, 50% Funded, Combo Rewards Now Available

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, Kickstarter! We have a lot to talk about today.First, we're looking for a backer who is interested in doing an early video review of the A-Series battery so we can continue to spread the word. We need someone who has experience and a big... (Read More)

Update - iPhone 5s/5c Compatibility, First 24 Hours

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Kickstarter community! We've had a phenomenal first day, thanks entirely to your support! Here's a look at what's happened in the 24 short hours since we launched our project: We have received support from more than 200 backers and almost... (Read More)

External iPhone Battery Survives being Run Over by an Automobile

September 6th - via: powerpulse.net
Kickstarter-funded Zendure claims to have developed the most durable external battery available: the A-series, built to withstand heavy impact while also delivering a surprising amount of energy. The 9.3 ounce (260g) A4 model can charge an iPhone more than six times. In their Kickstarter.com fundraising video, Zendure CEO Bryan Liu demonstrates both feats by driving a sedan over the Zendure battery a few times while charging an iPhone. (Read More)

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