Power Devices/Batteries – consider seven juice packs

Power devices/batteries iPhone Juice Pack

iPhone Juice Pack

Seven capacious juice packs to consider before your next trip | Power Devices/Batteries – CNET Reviews

CNET editor Dong Ngo picks seven of his favorite battery packs that will give your smartphone or tablet the extra power to last you in a long road trip or an intercontinental flight.

Dong Ngo

I’ve never met anyone who is completely satisfied with the battery life of his or her mobile device. And now that the FAA has given the green light to using electronics during takeoff and landing, you’ll need event a few minutes more of juice.

The good news is there’s a plethora of battery packs (or juice packs) that now offer you many ways to conveniently carry extra power with you. Following are my seven favorite juice packs that, when paired with a mobile device, are great not only for long flights, but also when you’re out and about, even in rough environments.

Note that I haven’t officially tested and reviewed these devices (at least, not all of them) but via personal and collective experiences, I consider these among the best on the market. In any case, if extra battery life for a smartphone is what you want, you won’t go wrong with any of these.

(Credit: Dong Ngo/CNET)

Tenergy ARC5200 Universal Mobile Power Pack
For just $50 on Amazon, the Tenergy ARC5200 seems an excellent deal. This juice pack is compact, just about the size of an energy bar, but it packs an 5200mAh battery, enough to refill an iPhone 5‘s battery more than twice. The best thing about the Tenergy is the fact that it has two built-in charging cables, one with a lightning head for an iOS device and the other with a standard Micro-USB that fits most other mobile devices. These two cables are tucked–Read more: Seven capacious juice packs to consider before your next trip | Power Devices/Batteries – CNET Reviews.

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