Types of Portable Powering Devices

by Joseph Watson Professional Blogger
Smartphones and other electronic gadgets have become a vital part of our life over the past decades. There are incredible advantages of having a high-quality camera, GPS unit, music player, guide-book, and emergency phone all in one lightweight item. Other than smartphones, there are some different sorts of gadgets in the field, for example, rechargeable headlamps, tablets, speakers, and e-Readers. These devices make our lives a lot simpler. But even the best electronic gadget is good for nothing without power, which is where portable powering devices become essential.

There are two types of portable powering devices that you can buy based upon usage and need.

  • External Battery Packs

External battery packs are most popularly known as Power banks. They are charged before you leave home and hold a certain amount of power that you use to charge your smartphone. The main advantage of having a power bank is that it is small and compact, which can be easily carried in the pocket. With a power bank, all you need to do is to plug in your device, and it will be charged up within a few hours. The capacity of a typical power bank ranges from 2400 mAh to 20,000 mAh. They are an ideal choice for shorter trips (<5 days) or trips with minimal power usage.

There are various brands out there that are producing quality power banks like Anker. Anker portable chargers are lightweight and fast-charging power banks. They are suitable for all kinds of iPhones and Android smartphones. Anker battery chargers are best known for portable power due to their low cost and high versatility.

  • Portable Power Stations

A portable power station is a rechargeable battery-driven generator. Equipped with an AC out port, DC carport, and multiple USB charging ports, they can keep all your gear set, from smartphones, tablets, laptops, to small appliances, like fans, mini coolers, electric blankets, etc. Since power banks are only able to charge your smartphone hardly four-three times, but at times you are out for camping or long trips with a high-power requirement, it would be best if you have a portable power station. With it, you are also geared up for any unexpected emergencies, like hurricane seasons and power outage. 

Like power banks, Anker also manufactures good quality and durable power stations. One of the best portable power stations from Anker is Anker Powerhouse 400. It has a massive battery backup of 400 Wh to keep your devices running for days. Weighing just 4.2 kg, it is possibly the smallest and lightest portable power station in the market.

Smartphones and portable power devices are tools that we can use to better experience the adventure or trip. I am an adherent to the proper utilization of technology while hiking and camping, but I would also urge you to remember that the natural environment is your entertainment, not your device.

About the Author:

I have authored this article to give readers an insight into the best portable power generator. I hope that it provides valuable information about the point.

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