If you have been using a Smartphone for a while now, you may know how bad the battery life on most of them are, it’s very difficult to last the entire day on One Full Charge, especially if you’re on the go all the time and use 3G. The battery may last at-most until afternoon and then the phone goes dead.
I know the feeling where you roam about with your charger search for a power-outlet to charge your phone or worst, you aren’t carrying your travel charger.
One good thing is, since most of the phones (excluding iPhones) have the MicroUSB charging port, any of your friends carrying one can solve your problem, but what if you’re along, don’t have a charger, your phone battery runs out and you’re expecting that important call or Email?
Enter HTC External Battery Bank, it’s a one stop solutions to all your battery woos.
The HTC Battery Bank is an extremely efficient, lightweight and compact solution to ensure that your phone doesn’t run out of juice ever. You can charge your phone on-the-go, be it a beach or a rainforest or any other place where you may not find a charging point for your phone.
Dimensions and Physical Appearance
As stated before the size of the HTC Battery Bank is extremely compact and fits perfectly in your pocket
The front has the HTC logo inscribed and 4 Blue LEDs to indicate the level of charge left on the Battery Bank, on either sides there are slots, one to charge the phone/tablet and the other to charge the HTC Battery Bank itself. The top of the HTC Battery Bank has a button to Switch On/Off and to check the charge left, depending on the charge left, the blue LED indicators glow, when the HTC Battery Bank is in the charging mode the LEDs blink.
Battery Bank Usage
It’s very simple to use the HTC Battery Bank, when you buy it, you get a MicroUSB to USB cable with it, which has a dual purpose, of Charging the Battery Bank and connecting it to the USB port on the Battery Back will enable you to charge your phone or tablet with it.
The Battery Bank is equipped with 3000 mAh battery that will be able to give most smartphones a full charge, twice. Since it has a maximum output of 1000 mAh you can easily charge your MicroUSB slot tablets too.
What we tried Charging with it
- Galaxy Nexus
- Nexus 7 Tab
- Galaxy S3
- An iPhone, with the iPhone’s Cable
- Nokia Lumia 800
- Nike+ Fuelband, yes, just plug the band directly to the Battery Bank without the use of a USB Cable.
When we say, Phones and Tablet, it doesn’t mean it won’t work on other MicroUSB powered devices, you can charge your MP3 player, a USB gadget and more with this HTC Battery Bank.
Our Verdict: 5/5
You can buy this great and highly recommended piece of technology or more of a necessity at MobileFun check out for more mobile accessories and HTC One X accessories out at Mobile Fun’s India website if your from India or Global website if you’re from elsewhere.
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The DNetWorks Team