Today’s fast-paced world requires people to stay current with a variety of multimedia devices. Everyone has experience this scenario where the battery is low, so they scramble to find their right charging cord amongst a plethora of charging cords. The products listed below can be a solution to that problem by offering a single charger that can charge several multimedia devices simultaneously.
Jackery Giant High-capacity Premium Aluminum Portable Charger 10400 mAh External Battery Backup Power Bank
The Jackery Giant has a nice compact portable design allowing it to easily fit into users’ bags. It has a high capacity rechargeable battery and includes dual USB output ports. The chargers dual USB ports allow for users to charge media devices simultaneously. Convenience is seen in its lights that will indicate the charging/discharging nature of the charger as well as indicating the power status of the charger. This device is compatible with a number of multimedia devices- including tablets, smartphones, and Google Glass. The Jackery Giant uses a high quality battery namely a Samsung grade A cell (Jackery Giant, 2014).
Anker Astro Mini 3000 mAh Ultra Compact Portable Charger Lipstick-sized External Battery Power Bank
The Anker Astro has a high quality battery in the Samsung grade A cell. The charger requires three to four hours to charge devices. This charger can give the iPhone 5/4/4S/3G/3GS devices a full charge which equates to nine hours of talk time. The PowerIQ technology utilized by this charger allows it to identify connected devices to increase the charge speed. The slick, lightweight design allows it to easily fit into pockets, bags, and purses. This product contains the charger, micro USB cable, travel case, instructions, and warranty (Anker Astro, 2014).
EasyAcc® 5000mAh Brilliant Ultra Slim Power Bank USB Portable External Battery Charger
A unique look that will let you stand out from the crowd, more than just a power bank. This stylishly white+orange portable charger will compensate for lost time by allowing you to charge your devices, and at an even quicker rate than most portable external battery chargers. The battery is a 5000mAh rechargeable power. It has enough juice to charge your iPhone 4, 4s, 5s, 5, and 5c for 2 to 3 times, or about 1.5 times to your Samsung Galaxy S4. The DC 5V 1.5A output will charge you smartphone faster than charging it in a power outlet. It has advanced power locking technology so you won’t lose a charge even when not in use. In fact, it can have a standby time of up to 6 months when fully charged. Will support iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Motorola Moto, Android Smartphone Phone, iPad, Tablets PC, PSPs, Google Glass, bluetooth speakers, MP3 and MP4 players, and can even charge your camera…
GreatShield Power Tank 10400 mAh Compact High Capacity Power Bank Portable External Battery Charger
GreatShield is compatible with smartphones, tablets, and other multimedia devices. It uses a lithium polymer core battery that allows over 500 charge cycles. It has dual USB ports that allows users to charge two devices simultaneously, these ports combined offer 3.1 amps. The device has a compact design which is ideal for its portable nature. The GreatShield has charging indicators in the form of three LED lights that show battery level and charging status. Additionally, the device has a built in flashlight which is helpful for when users need to use it in the dark. This charger offers protection for cases of over charge and short circuit (GreatShield, 2014).
Anker 8W Solar Panel Foldable Single Port Solar Charger
The Ankar solar charger is built using PowerIQ technology that allows connected devices to charge at a speed of 1 amp in sunlight. This charger has a 8-watt monocrystalline 15-18% efficient solar array. It is comprised of PET plastic faced solar panels and canvas which gives it some durability/weather resistance. This device is flexible as it can be folded into a 8.5 X 11 profile for travel purposes. The product contains the solar charger, instructions, and a warranty (Anker 8W, 2014).
EasyACC 12000 mAh Power Bank 4 USB 3.5A Output Portable Charger High Capacity External Battery Pack
The EasyACC is compatible with smartphones/tablets, has four USB ports which means that four devices can be simultaneously charged. It has a li-polymer battery that has over 500 charge cycles. The device is designed to provide protection from short-circuit and overload through an automatic shutdown mechanism. It measures 5.59 X 2.87 X 0.91 inch, this slim size coupled with its stylish design makes the EasyAcc a charger that can always come with the user wherever they travel. The charger has a 12000 mAh capacity which is able to give an iPhone 4 600-700% of their battery life or 200-250% of a Google Nexus battery life (EasyAcc, 2014).
Jackery Bar Premium Fast-charging Aluminum Portable Charger 5600 mAh External Battery Backup Power Bank
The Jackery Bar has the distinction of being the smallest external rechargeable battery. Its small size makes it ideal to place in pockets/bags. The charger has a 5600 mAh capacity battery. The charger is powered by Samsung grade A cell and microchips. Another thing included with the charger is a micro USB to USB 2.0 cable (Jackery Bar, 2014).
New Trent iCarrier 12000 mAh Portable Dual USB Port External Battery Charger
The New Trent is a heavy duty 5V@ 2A-1A dual USB charger. It is capable of charging two devices simultaneously. The device can be plugged into 5V/2A USB charge ports, computer USB ports, and USB wall chargers. It has a durable build that includes a fingerprint resistant finish. The New Trent can be used with most smartphones and 5V tablets (New Trent, 2014).
Poweradd Apollo Pro 23000mAh High Capacity Solar Panel Multi-Voltage (5V 12V 16V 19V) Portable Charger External Battery Power Bank
The Poweradd is solar powered which also makes it environmentally friendly. It has a capacity of 23000 mAh with an output for laptops and a port for 5V USB devices. It has four LED indicators and will automatically shutdown after thirty seconds if there is no device connected to it. The charger also comes with a micro USB cable, DC cable, AC adapter, user manual, 3 cell phone connectors, and 10 notebook connectors (Poweradd, 2014).
RAVPower Portable Charger Element 10400mAh Power Bank Charger External Battery Charger Pack
The RAVPower charger has a capacity of 10400mAh which can charge iPhones four to five times. It has an Android port that can charge Android systems, iPhones and Ipads but not Samsung or Asus tablets. It has a lithium polymer core battery that is capable of 500 charge cycles. Its lightweight design makes it an ideal choice for portability. It also comes with two USB to micro USB charging cables, a travel case, and instructions (RAVPower, 2014).
The chargers listed above comes in various sizes all which are portable. They also offer a numerous amount of charge cycles as well as high capacity batteries. The Jackery Bar and Anker Astro are the smallest chargers which are extremely compact and can fit in small pockets or bags which can be very convenient while traveling. The chargers differ on the capacity of the battery, types of battery used, and amount of compatible devices.