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Out Of Juice? EE Is Giving Away Free Portable Battery Packs To Customers

02/04/2015 10:55 BST | Updated 02/04/2015 10:59 BST

We've all been there: You're out and about and then -- at the crucial moment -- you turn to your phone and find that it's completely flat.

Smartphone companies are clearly trying to make batteries better with the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and even the iPhone 6 showing huge improvements in battery life. The simple fact is though that more often than not, after a year of using it, your phone just won't last the day.

EE feels your pain, which is why in the coming weeks it'll start offering a free power bar to all its customers with unlimited refills.

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How do you make use of this rather handy feature? Well when the promotion starts you can text ‘POWER’ to 365 and you'll be send a special code. You then head into any EE store, show them the code and hey presto, you'll be the proud owner of an EE Power Bar.

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The rechargeable will give you one straight refill after which you can either keep it and recharge it yourself or simply head into an EE store and swap it for a full one.