It also purifies your water thanks to a UV-C light in the cap.
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Admit it, you clean your water bottle sparingly, at best. The
Bottle, which was on display today at the
tech show in Las Vegas, wants to take over the responsibility by using ultraviolet light to keep itself and your water clean.
Here's how Quartz works: The cap of the 18-ounce (about half a liter) bottle contains a UV-C light that activates every four hours. According to Quartz, that UV light purifies your water and the bottle itself.
Quartz will cost $99 when it goes on sale later this year (converts to roughly AU$125, £75). There's already plenty of interest in it, as the company raised almost $1.4 million during its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign last year.
Charges with USB
One charge lasts two to three months
Available in five colors: black, pink, blue, white and mint
Double-insulated to keep liquids cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours