Just Mobile has added to its line of battery chargers with the introduction of the Gum++. This charger, which offers a 6000 mAh battery capacity, is encased in a glossy, "hard-wearing" ABS plastic shell and is available in black, silver and white.
Gum++ battery charger
The battery will recharge a smartphone up to three times on one charge. It also works with iPads. It is compatible with iPhone 3G or later, iPad 1 or later, iPad mini, and the iPod touch 1 or later. Recharging is accomplished with the included USB to micro USB cable. Current is rated at 2.5 amps.
View of USB port
The Gum++ measures 3.1 x 2.3 x 0.9-in (7.8 x 5.8 x 2.4-cm.) It weighs 4.6 ounces (131 grams). It fits easily into even small hands which means it also fits easily into pockets, bags or purses.
Gum++ easily fits into a hand
There is an on/off button and five LED indicators to monitor the charge level.
View of button and charge indicator lights
Using the product
The most notable feature of the G++ is the size. It fits comfortably in one hand and is very lightweight. I tested it over a two week period and found that it would indeed charge my iPhone 5 three times before I had to recharge it.
It is also important to note that the length of time required to charge my iPhone did not vary as the charge level of the charger decreased. The on/off button and the LED indicators are located on the top of the charger for easy access. It also works well with my iPad mini and has come in handy several times when I have carried my mini around with me to listen to audio books. If I listen to an audio book for 6 or so hours in a day, I find the need to recharge it occurs just when I am reaching the end of the book. With the Gum++, I am able to save the day even when away from home.
Do I Recommend it?
I do. It works well and it is very sturdy. It is also easy to transport when needed and, since it will charge my iPhone more than once on a single charge, I can tuck it into a pocket or purse and have it handy when needed.