Nowadays people are vastly using smartphones and tablets which have made their life pretty easy. They are using them in various ways they haven’t imagined before. With abundant amount of apps in phones, monitoring health, bank accounts, social networking accounts and much more is an easy task. Smartphones have really made humans more smart!
But, using so many apps and being continuously on smartphones results in draining of battery in very short period of time, which fails you to operate the gadget any longer even though your smartphone is packed with beefy battery. But we know technology has answer to everything! So to overcome this issue, Power Banks were imagined.
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Power Banks are a special case containing a Lithium Ion battery to store electrical energy in it with required circuitry to control the flow of power which can be later used to charge USB-powered devices. One does not have to worry about the phone’s battery if a Power Bank is in the pocket. It’s definitely a must have gadget for a busy person or one who travels a lot.
So to help you find out the best one, we have short listed 5 Best Power Banks under 1500 Rs. in India:
1. Mi 16000 mAh Power Bank:
Xiaomi has its own style to offer excellent products in affordable prices. Apart from smartphones, they have also succeeded in producing great power banks in cheap prices. Under 1500 Rs, they offer super sized Mi 16000 mAh power bank which offers dual USB port to charge two devices simultaneously offering output of DC 5.1V, micro USB port charging with input of 5.0V and there are LED indicators for battery level indications. The good-looking power bank has aluminum casing which measures 145 x 60.4 x 22mm and weighs 350g. The stable and well-built product offers multiple protection from over-voltage (input and output), over-current (input and output), short-circuit, over-charge, over-discharge, and battery Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC). The mi 16000 mAh power bank is available exclusively on mi.com for Rs 1,399. Xiaomi also offers 10400 mAh and the new 5000 mAh power bank for Rs 999 and Rs 699 respectively.
The Xiaomi Powerbanks have been out of stock for quite some time now and we don’t know when they will be available next but, if they are available when you are buying they are the best. Also, beware of the tons of counterfeit Xiaomi powerbanks available offline as well as online.
2. Lenovo PA10400 Power bank 10,400 mAh:
Following its fellow Chinese companies, Lenovo has also decided to infiltrate the power bank market, by introducing Lenovo PA10400 Power bank into the market. The dual USB port power bank offers a 10400 mAh Li-lion battery which assures high safety and stability. Both the output port offers a 5V-2.1A. The micro USB charging port takes in 5V. There is also a power button and LED indicators. The power bank measures 140.5×63.7×21.6mm and weighs 246.8g. It comes with 6 months of manufacturer warranty and is priced around Rs. 1,200 online. There is also the Lenovo PA13000 13,000mAh power bank available around Rs. 2,000.
3. OnePlus 10,000 mAh Power Bank:
It is the best looking power bank out there! The OnePlus Power Bank which was launched back in May features a 10,000 mAh lithium-polymer battery. The Dual USB port enables to charge two devices simultaneously at output of 5V and micro USB charging port at 5V. It takes 5.5 hours for full charge. It measures 142.8 × 72.6 × 16.2 mm and weighs only 220g. It offers protection from electrostatic, short-circuit, overcharging, and overheating, while battery indicator LED is awoken with a gentle shake. The OnePlus power bank comes in Sandstone Black and Silk White colors, it was priced at Rs. 1,399 and was Amazon exclusive but, now the company has also launched it on Flipkart and has increased its price to Rs. 1,799.
4. Asus ZenPower 10,050 mAh:
The Asus ZenPower 10050 mAh power bank features a single USB port offering output of 5.1V, micro USB charging port input of 5V. The elegant aluminum designed power bank is hardly bigger than your size of credit card which measures 90.5 x 59 x 22 mm and weighs only 215g and takes charging time of 6 hours with 5V/2A standard cable. Some safety features includes protection from temperature, short-circuit, rest, over-voltage (input and output), over-current (input and output), cell PTC, adapter and Jeita. Asus ZenPower 10050 mAh powerbank is available around Rs 1,499. It comes in five colors that are gold, black, blue, pink and silver.
5. Huawei Honor 13,000 mAh AP007:
The metallic Huawei Honor AP007 power bank offers a 13000 mAh battery. Available in grey, it has dual USB port to charge two devices at a time which offers 5V – 2A output in both the ports and micro USB port takes in a 5V – 2A input. There is a power button and LED indicators to show the charge. The power bank has gone through Reliability Testing that includes 1 m Height Drop Test, Vibration and Shock Test, Salt Spray and Shell Pressure Test, says the company. The Honor power bank is well protected from high temperatures, short circuits, input reversals and input over-voltage, output over-voltage, over discharge, ESD, reset and electromagnetic fields. It also has intelligent sleep and energy-saving mode to ensure optimized power consumption. Huawei Honor AP007 power bank is available exclusive on Flipkart for Rs 1,299.
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