Sony released the CP-V3 USB Portable Charger in 5 different colours for its smartphone users. The charger has a 1.5A output and a capacity of 2,800 mAh. It is available to use straight out of packaging. Based on Lithium-ion polymer technology, it retains more than 90 per cent of its capacity at 1,000 charges. The CP-V3 USB Portable Charger can be charged via the USB port on a computer or an AC adaptor. The charger will be available in Indian markets from October 2013.