Maria Montero

MWC 2019: an 18,000 mAh battery with smartphone that …

Move from phones with 3,000 mAh and 5,000 mAh batteries. At Mobile World Congress 2019, Energizer announced and showed off a smartphone that looks more like a laptop power adapter with a screen on it.

This year’s edition of MWC, which has been full of foldable phones, and the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop looks anything but sleek and stylish. How thick is it really? Well, according to a report by The edge, the smartphone is a slab of 18 mm (almost 2 centimeters) thick.

The Energizer Power Max 18K Pop

From france Avenir Telecom, which licenses the Energizer brand, promises to use a full week or two days of continuous video playback for that gigantic battery. At last year’s edition of MWC, Energizer showed off the Power Max P16K Pro, which had a 16,000 mAh battery. With the successor, the company has decided to increase power (and thickness).

Although the 18,000 mAh battery supports fast charging, it would take eight hours for it to fully charge. Despite the difficulties, the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop will be the phone with the largest battery in the world when it launches in the summer.

Specs-wise, the Energizer Power Max P18K Pop features a 6.2-inch LCD screen, triple cameras on the back, and runs on the latest version of Android 9 Pie. The phone also has two pop-up cameras. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P70 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage.

Ignoring how thick the phone looks, it has a minimal bezel and has no notches or cutouts, and it doesn’t really look bad if you’re looking straight at it. In fact, it comes as no surprise that the only official image shared by the brand on the internet is a render shot from a blank spot.

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