Today, powerbanks are a necessity for all the smartphone users. Power bank is the latest trend for mobile users. Before picking up a powerbank for your smartphone it is always better to consider your requirement. In this powerbanks guide, we are going to discuss some of those points in details.
What is a powerbank?
Powerbank is basically a combination of battery cell routed by sophisticated PCB so that you can charge your smartphone anytime…anywhere.
How a Powerbank works?
Working of a powerbank is pretty simple, at first you need to charge the powerbank. Once it is fully charged, connect it to your smartphone using the charging cable.
Way to Picking up a proper Powerbank for your Smartphone
Now we need to focus on exactly what are the points one must be take care while buying a powerbank. Below are a few points which’ll guide you on buying the best powerbank for your smartphone.
Capacity of the powerbank – Capacity of the power bank implies the amount of the charge that the power bank can hold and retain. It is measured in the unit mAh. Your smartphone battery capacity is also measured in the same unit. Most common type of the capacities of power bank are found in the market like 2600 mAh, 5200 mAh, 10400 mAh and many more. Before picking any capacities powerbank, first check your smartphone battery capacity and after that you can choose any powerbank which has minimum triple amount of capacity of your smartphone battery capacity.
Input/Output Current Rating – Both of these ratings are just associated to the charging time of the powerbank or the smartphone which is going to get charged by the powerbank. Normally the rating of input current is found as 5V 1A and 5V 2A. The higher the current rating value of the powerbank, faster it can charge itself and better for you. Same happens with the output current rating of the powerbanks, higher the value, faster it can charge your smartphone.
Number of Ports – Number of ports in a powerbank plays a key role when you are going to use your powerbank to charge more than a single smartphone. In such cases, the number of output USB port matters a lot. So you must be scrupulous about the number of ports associated with the powerbank. More ports imply – you and your friends/family can charge their smartphones or other devices at once.
Portability – Portability is the most important virtue of a powerbank. One must check the size and the weight of a powerbank always. It is tempting no doubt to go for a higher capacity powerbank, but in general with the capacity of a powerbank, normally the size, weight and the price increases.