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Summer is right aroung the corner with its sweltering temps and sweaty bods. Just in time, Sony is back with an update to its personal air conditioner in the Reon Pocket 2. Via Gizmodo:

After launching its first wearable air conditioner last year, Sony’s back with the Reon Pocket 2. This time around, the device can absorb twice as much heat thanks to newly designed internal circuitry, has better sweat resistance, and comes with more accessories and apparel options.

In a press release, Sony says the new circuit design makes it possible to drive more power to the Reon Pocket 2’s thermo module. Additionally, compared to the original model, the Pocket 2 upgrades to SUS316L stainless steel for the temperature cooling surface, replacing the silicon used in the original. That supposedly offers more strength and transfers cooler temperatures more easily to the skin. It also includes a “silicone coating sheet” in case the stainless steel is too intense or for people who might have allergic reactions. While the original Reon Pocket had three temperature levels, the Pocket 2 has four.

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