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Bring in 'da noise

What's part iPhone charging case, part portable speaker? The Peri Duo, an Indiegogo hopeful that packs 3- and 4-watt speakers into a case with a 2,500mAh battery.

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Front side

From the front, the Duo looks like any other charging case.

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Thick 'n' hearty

From the side, you can really see the bulk.

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Hefty and brickish

Charging cases are thick by nature, since they carry around an extra full charge in addition to protecting the glass phone within.

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It's a snap

Loading the iPhone into the case is pretty easy. You start head-first and then pop up the latch.

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Like Lightning

Here you can see the Lightning port and slide-up locking mechanism.

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Prototype phase

Before you start judging the book by its cover, just keep in mind that the Duo model I saw is in prototype phase. It'll be ready for backers in April 2015.

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Need to learn more? Yes, you do

There's a lot more to know about the Peri Duo. Check out our hands-on impressions...now!

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