Mobile Power Bank – Proporta USB TurboCharger 7000 mAh
If you need an emergency battery charger for your cellphone, iPad or both, all you need is a mobile power bank with two output slots and an amount of battery capacity that can charge a smartphone and an iPad’s battery so that they can last another day.
This is exactly what Proporta USB Turbocharger provides you with. Yes there are mobile power banks out there which have more battery capacity than this 7000mAh powerbank, and yes having a solar panel can be handy as well, but all of that adds weight to the power bank and an unnecessary cost for something that you don’t really need 95% of the time.
Porporta Turbo Charger is all that you need:
Having the dimensions of a phone, Porporta mobile power bank is everything that is required of a portable cellphone battery charger. It comes with all types of different connectors; has a good build quality; extremely reasonable price and two years of exchange warranty by the manufacturer really makes it one of the best options out there.
“The Turbocharger mobile power bank packs enough capacity to fully recharge a typical smartphone battery at least twice, or a tablet once. But if you use it only for top-ups as you need them you’ll find it lasts a week before it needs to recharge.”
– Review by Android Magazine
|Battery Capacity||7000 mAh|
|Output Current (Max)||2.1A|
|Number of Output Ports||2|
|Battery Type||Grade A Li-ion Polymer|
|Number of Charging Cycles for iPhone 6||3|
|Physical Dimensions (LWH)||119 x 73 x 12mm|
|Charge Status Indicator||4 LED lights|
|Connector Heads with Package||1 x Apple 30 pin, 1 x Apple 8-pin, 1 x Micro USB, 1 x Samsung Tab and 1 x Mini USB|
|Compatibility||Any device with 5V input (Apple Products and Most of the Android Smartphones)|
|Exchange Warranty Time||2 Years|
Mobile Power Bank Battery Capacity:
7000mAh is actually more capacity than most of the mobile power banks of the same price range offer. For a mobile power bank that can fit into the pocket of your jeans it probably offers the maximum battery capacity of a device of it’s size.
Here are some facts about the Porporta portable cell phone battery charger to put things into perspective.
- 7000mAh is roughly equal to the battery capacity of an Apple iPad 2.
- It can charge an iPhone 6 three times from almost dead to full.
- If fully charged, it can charge an iPad from 25% charging to 100%.
As you can see that it may not be the best power bank for the tablet computer but it is sufficient for a small and light mobile power bank. It works great if you consider it an emergency battery charger for your iPad, but it’s more than enough for a smartphone’s battery.
The battery used in it is Li-Po which is great for emergency battery chargers and lasts for years. It also has a deep charging cycle which ensures a good use of the maximum capacity available.
“I travel a lot in a motor caravan and do not always have mains electricity. So to have a powerful but compact charger for my iPhone and iPad is fantastic.”
– Review by Melvyn J.
Connectivity and Compatibility:
Poporta USB power bank is compatible with almost every smartphone and tablet. The maximum output current of 2.1A from the output labeled as ‘High’ is something which does not seem to be a big deal, but if you have an iPad or a tablet that gets charged at 2.1A, the 1A output will take almost twice the time to charge it.
So not only you can charge two smartphones simultaneously with it, you can also charge an iPad simultaneously with a phone as well without having to wait more than the usual.
Multiple connector heads also come with the package which will save you from the trouble during travel. No need to detach the cables from your phone chargers, just keep all of it in one place and you’re ready to go. Connector heads included in the package are:
– 1 x Apple 30 pin,
– 1 x Apple 8-pin,
– 1 x Micro USB,
– 1 x Samsung Tab
– 1 x Mini USB.
Other than the smartphones and iPad, it can charge almost any digital camera, GPS, device and a PSP, thanks to the 1A and 2.1A output ports and multitude of connectors that you get with it.
Dimensions and Design:
The Porporta USB power bank is roughly as large as a smartphone. The exact dimensions are 119 x 73 x 12 millimeters. It also weighs as much as a smartphone i.e. 175g. So you don’t even need a backpack to carry it around as it can easily fit into one of the pocket of your jeans or cargo pants.
The design is simple and the build quality is great. It comes in black color; has 4 LED charge status indicators; a high output (2.1A max current); a low output (1A max current) and a microUSB input.
LED Charge Status Indicators:
As like most of the other mobile power banks, Proporta’s emergency battery charger also has a set of LEDs to show the status of the power left in the battery. Here’s how to check the amount of juice left in the battery.
- 1st LED indicator is lit when it is 25% charged.
- 1st and 2nd LED indicators are lit when it is 50% charged.
- 1st, 2nd and 3rd indicators are lit when 75% charged.
- And all charge status LEDs are lit when it’s 100% charged.
As you can see it is really easy to understand and a handy feature to let you know how much battery is left.
“The TurboCharger 7000 is an emergency battery charger to charge your devices and I’m sure you have seen plenty of them around. Proporta, however, offers 2 USB ports to charge 2 devices simultaneously on their charger. Also, one of the ports has an output of 2.1A for charging supported devices like iPads and iPhone 6 faster than the traditional 1A found on most portable chargers.”
– Review by Craving Tech
Another great benefit is Proporta is a US based company and has excellent customer online and phone support. Most power bank manufactures are overseas and don’t have the same quality support, (or non-existent customer support).
Warranty and Price:
Proporta USB Turbocharger 7000 Emergency Charger costs $54.95. While this price is a bit higher than comparable portable cellphone battery chargers, you also get different connector heads for charging different devices which makes it an even more appealing deal.
This mobile power bank gives you excellent value for money to say the least and to top it all off, they are also giving two year exchange warranty and a lifetime warranty on their products as well!
(Note : most portable cellphone battery chargers, emergency battery chargers, etc., only offer a one year warranty… or even less!)
And when you factor in the superior warranty and customer support that you receive the extra cost more than pays for itself.
*If you spend a bit more, you can also get the Proporta charger bag at a discounted price.
The Bottom Line?
So instead of asking why you should buy the Proporta USB Power Bank, you should ask why you shouldn’t. Though it may sound a bit overstated but it really isn’t. This particular mobile power bank is a simple product that you will find useful, reliable and the extra security of knowing you have an awesome 2 year exchange warranty.