The owners of smartphones know that one of the first accessories that must be purchased is an external battery and is that the big problem of smartphones is the battery life that due to the number of applications and the use of the data network is exhausted in a matter of hours and at the least expected time.
This time we had the opportunity to try the Anker Power Bank A1108011 Phone Charger (Black) 5000mAh portable battery which is a light battery and will allow us to charge our cell phone in case your cell phone runs out of battery.
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The Anker PowerBank is a 5000mAh portable battery, which allows you to recharge your phone with USB charging in a short time. Its lithium battery lasts up to 500 recharges and works with just connect it to the desired device, being light and portable which will allow you to take it anywhere and charge your device in an emergency.
The PowerBank is available in blue, orange, purple, green, black and red. Its design has a “tube” style that highlights the Anker logo and the openwork lines that surround both ends of the stack. The Powerbank is only about 4.2Inch high, which makes it quite practical to carry even in the pocket of the pants, its weight is only about 120 grams so it will be like carrying some coins.
The design is quite practical since it only counts on the lower part with the two outputs “micro USB and USB” where we will have to connect the cable of our cell phone to start charging it. Also stands out in the design that does not need any button on or off for it to work.
The content of the package contains the Powerbank in the chosen colour, a micro USB to USB cable and the user guide.
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How the Powerbank works
Using the power bank to recharge your phone is extremely simple, first of all, you have to load the PowerBank. Power Bank can be done by connecting the cable that comes bundled with the PowerBank to your computer or power adapter. When you plug it, you will see how the white part where the cable connects lights up red indicating that the battery is charging; The colour will change to blue when the battery is fully charged (approximately 4 hours).
Once you have charged the Powerbank, you only need to connect the USB cable to your device, and it will start charging soon. The tests carried out were with an iPhone 5S and a ZTE Blade L2, both were fully charged without problems since the battery capacity of the iPhone 5S is 1570 mAh, and the battery is 5000 mAh allowing a full charge to the iPhone and there is a remainder to be able to recover it in case the battery is depleted again. This varies depending on the battery of your device, so I recommend you know how much capacity your cell phone’s battery has.
Before buying an external battery to charge your gadgets, this you have to take into account
- Weight: 134gr
- Battery type: 5000 Li-ion polymer battery
- Capacity: 5000mAh 5V / 2A
- Life cycles: More than 500 refills
- Recharge time: 4 hours
- Power consumption: Input: 5V /21A micro USB
- Operating temperature: -10 ° C – 45 ° C
- Compatible: USB micro to USB cable (50 cm)
- Output: 5V / 2A USB
Availability and price
The PowerBank is priced at approximately INR 1599, and you can find it at online stores or Anker authorized distributors. Click here to find out where you can buy this external battery.
- Lightweight and compact design
- 5000mAh capacity that allows charging 100% most smartphones
- Accessible price
- Compatible with USB and Micro USB outputs
- Variety of colours
- The life cycle is about 500 refills, a high amount but at the end disposable.
- Light, compact and good price