Remember Energizer’s ultra-thick phone? It appears that no one wants it.


At this year’s Mobile World Congress in February, Energizer (and Avenir Telecom, who has partnered with Energizer to manufacture phones under its brand) announced an incredibly thick, 18,000mAh battery phone called the P18K. 

The thing was entirely ridiculous, but there was still a possibility that someone cared about battery life so much that they’d actually buy it — after all, with that battery capacity, the phone was likely to last a week between charges. 

Alas, it was not meant to be. Avenir launched an Indiegogo campaign for the phone, and — as The Verge noted Tuesday — it failed miserably.  Read more…

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