Cobra's CPP charger series

LAS VEGAS -- At CES 2014, Cobra showcased three new products (the CPP 50, 100, and 300) that work to solve the common problem of your smartphone battery running out of juice when you least expect it.

Read editors' take
Updated:
Photo by: Lynn La/CNET / Caption by:
Pricing is currently unavailable.

The Cobra CPP 50

The ultraportable CPP 50 is the smallest of the three chargers. It is not a solar-powered charger and relies only on its internal 5,000mAh battery.

Read editors' take
Updated:
Photo by: Lynn La/CNET / Caption by:
Pricing is currently unavailable.

The Cobra CPP 100

CPP 100 is made out of plastic and is relatively lightweight. It has solar panels on one side, and features a battery indicator and a narrow green handle up top so it can be attached easily to your backpack or bag.

Read editors' take
Updated:
Photo by: Lynn La/CNET / Caption by:
Pricing is currently unavailable.

Ready in 24 hours

The 100 features both USB and MicroUSB ports. Cobra says that it has a reported charging time of 24 hours.

Read editors' take
Updated:
Photo by: Lynn La/CNET / Caption by:
Pricing is currently unavailable.

The Cobra CPP 300

Meanwhile, the CPP 300 features a rubber exterior for extra durability. It also has a clamshell construction, which enables you to open it up to double its surface area.

Read editors' take
Updated:
Photo by: Lynn La/CNET / Caption by:
Pricing is currently unavailable.

More panels, more power

This body design increases its ability to draw in solar power, shortening the amount of time it takes to charge itself.

Read editors' take
Updated:
Photo by: Lynn La/CNET / Caption by:
Pricing is currently unavailable.

Triple the charging

The device is decked out with two USB outputs, as well as two attached cables for a USB and MicroUSB connection, meaning that it can charge up to three handsets at a time.

Read editors' take
Updated:
Photo by: Lynn La/CNET / Caption by:
Pricing is currently unavailable.

Cords that tuck in

When not in use, the cords tuck neatly into the body of the device. The 100 and 300 will be available in February and will cost $49.95, and $79.95, respectively. In April, the CPP 50 will go on sale for $39.95.

Read editors' take
Updated:
Photo by: Lynn La/CNET / Caption by:
Pricing is currently unavailable.
Hot Galleries

Tech Tip

Stuck without Internet and want to watch movies?

CNET shows you how to download movies and TV shows onto your device using Amazon Prime so you'll always be entertained.

Hot Products