Jackery makes some of the most popular battery packs around, but the brand new Jackery Jewel is unlike anything we’ve ever seen.
Really, the Jewel isn’t so much a battery pack as it is a Lightning cable with a battery bulge in the middle. That 450mAh battery is only good for a ~15-20% charge, depending on the iPhone model, but that can be the difference between finishing the night with a working smartphone or an inert slab of glass.
When it’s plugged into a charger or computer, the Jewel also acts as a standard Lightning cable, except that while it’s refueling your phone or syncing data, it’s also recharging its built-in battery. Jackery sent me one of these to try out a few weeks ago, and I often find myself using it around the house when I want to stave off battery anxiety without tethering myself to a power outlet.
For a limited time, Jackery’s offering a 20% launch discount on the Jewel with promo code JERJEWEL, so if you want to add this to your charging gear collection, there’s no reason to wait.
Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn more, and don’t forget to sign up for our email newsletter. We want your feedback.