What is a Power Bank and what can they charge?
Portable Power Banks are comprised of a lithium battery in a metal case, plastic case or aluminium case with a circuit board to control power supply. They allow you to store electrical energy (deposit it in the bank) and then later use it to charge up a mobile device (withdraw it from the bank). Power Banks have become increasingly popular as the battery life of our smartphones, tablets and portable media players is outstripped by the amount of time we spend using them each day. By keeping a battery backup has become essential, you can power up your device(s) anywhere, anytime.
The Power Banks are good for almost any USB-charged devices ranging from Cameras, GoPros, Portable speakers, GPS systems, MP3 players, smartphones and even some tablets can be charged from a Power Bank. The Power Banks can practically restore the battery of any mobile devices which charges from USB connector. You just have to remember to keep your Power Bank charged, too!
Power Banks may also be known as a mobile charger, power station or Battery Banks, too.
How many types of Power Banks are there?
1.0 – Fashion & Portable Power Bank
The emergence of power bank gadget has no doubt provide a solution for all mobile device users to enjoy extra electricity supply on the move. This product invention of power banks brought consumers great convenience at this stage. How to downsize the products and make the products more portable product on the basis of ensuring the electric capacity, is one of the issues of technological innovation studied by power bank manufacturers. In addition, to be integrated with humane spirits and cultural as well as fashionable atmosphere have been the development goals in this industry. There are many portable power banks in the market with various capacities from 2000mAh, 4000mAh, 4200mAh or 5000mah with well-designed appearance is suitable for the daily outing.
2.0 – Built-in Rechargeable Line Type
For the power bank users, besides charging for the digital products, the convenience is also needed. Then the built-in rechargeable line type was manufactured. With the charger wire, users cannot be troubled by the problem of looking around for the adapter.
In order to make sure that you have a power bank that you can use at all times, you should consider purchasing one that has a built-in cable. There are power banks that have a single built-in cable that you can use with your most used device. There are also some of these types of portable chargers that have two types of built-in cables that can charge two types of devices; such as being able to charge Android devices than the other cable is able to charge iPhones or iPads. In addition to having built-in cables some of these chargers also still have a USB port which can be used with any cable.
3.0 – Solar Power Banks
A solar power bank is a battery power storage unit that gets its energy from sunlight. These kinds of banks are VERY useful during camping trips when there are no electricity sockets to be found, but keeping charged equipment for emergencies is necessary. When deciding to purchase a solar power bank, make sure that you’ll have plenty of sunlight to charge it, and that when you’re not outside you’ve got a way to charge it from an outlet. While many of the banks on this list can be fully recharged with sunlight, it’s often advertised as more of an emergency option and not the intended primary source of power.
The most efficient way to get a power bank fully charged is to let the power bank connected to a wall outlet. Still, solar power banks are an invaluable investment for anyone who spends lots of time away from electricity while still needing plenty of electronic devices.