Mission Cables, a manufacturer of Roku, Chromecast and Fire TV accessories, has launched the Battery Base. Consumers can slip the Echo into the Base and receive an additional six hours of playtime from a lithium-ion battery. The Echo will continue to operate uninterrupted as long as it remains within Wi-Fi or Bluetooth-enabled smartphone range, Mission Cables said.
Brian Wengreen, Mission Cables founder, told TWICE the company is currently working with Amazon to get the device offiically sanctioned.
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The Battery Base features a silicone interior, non-slip grip bottom, on/off button and status indicators. It takes about 90 minutes to reach a full charge.
It’s currently available for $49.99 on Amazon.
Amazon also sells its own portable versions of the Echo: the Dot and Tap.