|Anker PowerCore Review|
I bought one for myself but I think this little gadget would be a great gift idea.
What is an Anker PowerCore Portable Charger?
My description of the PowerCore is a rechargeable battery that is small enough to fit in my coat pocket but holds enough power to fully recharge my phone (and Kindle) many times.
Even though it is an electronic gadget, it is foolproof.
Three easy steps:
- Plug it in to charge the battery using the USB cord (using my laptop or the same plug I use to charge my phone and my Kindle)
- Remember to put it into my purse, coat pocket, or camping tote
- Plug my phone (or Kindle) into the PowerCore to charge as needed.
- Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 (24w) with Anker's proprietary PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technology - fastest possible charge to almost any USB device.
- 7 days of power (fills the iPhone 7 almost seven times, the Galaxy S8 more than four times, and iPad Air 2 one and a half times)
- Quick Charge input, a full recharge is over in half the time of standard portable chargers. (written by Anker about the PowerCore 20000 Quick Charge 3.0)
Why I Chose the Anker PowerCore 20000 Quick Charge 3.0
I go camping at my cabin for days on end. I own the Anker PowerPort Solar charger and love it. It is dependable and perfect for off-grid living (see my review here). Perfect, except for when it isn't.
This year was a record-breaking rainfall year in my area. Rain means solar charges aren't able to work properly (if at all). Lack of sunlight was causing either no charge on my phone or a walk (in the pouring rain) to the Jeep to charge (slowly) my phone. Due to all this rain, I bought the PowerCore "battery". I charge it fully at the apartment, throw it into my camping tote, and I have a dependable way to charge my phone - rain or shine.
|I depend on the Anker PowerPort Solar charger - except during a season of record rainfall.|
I chose the 20,000 based on the higher number of charges it provides (compared to some of the more compact PowerCore chargers) and the price tag was as high as I wanted to spend that day.
My PowerCore came with the charger, the USB cord to charge it, and a slightly padded travel bag. It did not come with the plug that is used in a wall outlet. But I already had several of those.
There are many Anker PowerCore choices, smaller/less expensive and larger/more expensive. I love that Anker provides so many options.
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