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World’s Thinnest USB Charges Your Gadgets Anywhere

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Always forgetting your charger? Leave this super thin USB charger in your wallet, and never have a dead device again. This small USB cord is as thin as two credit cards and folds up neatly for easy storage. It’s available for Apple  or Android.

Price and Where to Buy: At the time of writing, the Lifelink was $29.95 on Amazon and on PlusUs.com.

How It Rates:

  • Usefulness: 5/10. The Lifelink is great if you’re going to be near a USB port (like if you’re bringing your laptop with you). Otherwise, you’ll need a plug for it to work in a standard outlet, which cuts down on the portability factor.
  • Value: 6/10. You can find USB chargers for a fraction of the price, but none that are as small and compact as the Lifelink.
  • Durability: 10/10. There’s no flimsy plastic cord here, as the Lifelink is made from a tough, Teflon coated cable and metal spring.
  • Cool Factor: 10/10. The design of the Lifelink is really cool, and it looks great in any wallet.

Final Verdict: The Lifelink charges your device quickly and flexes to accommodate even the most awkward of charging angles. The downside: you’ll need to be plugged into a USB port, or you’ll need to pack a wall plug to go with this. If you need just a USB charger, the Lifelink is definitely worth the money!

Caroline is always on the lookout for cool new travel gear. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Editor’s Note: Reviews are based on usefulness, portability, durability, value, and “cool factor.” Some review products are sent to us free of charge and with no incentive to offer a favorable review. We offer our unbiased opinions, positive and negative, and will never accept compensation to review a product. If you have any questions or comments concerning our reviews, or would like to suggest a product for review, please email us at editor@smartertravel.com.

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