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New Android Phone Boasts 15-Day Battery Life: Meet Oukitel’s K10000 mAh Monster

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Smartphone battery life. It is truly the bane of modern life. While most of us are overjoyed when our phones make it over a day, what if you could get over a week of use without charging? This is the promise one company is making for its upcoming Android phone release. Meet Oukitel’s K10000 smartphone.

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