Power banks – How to choose the right one in India

We all know this is the age of smartphones. After only about 10-15 years, mobile technology has become so successful in both personal and professional lives, that we can”t live without them. Smartphones are now not just for making phone calls and sending text messages, they can be used to play music, watch videos and movies, keep track of appointments and contacts, chat with friends and relatives using social medias and provide directions through GPS and even much more. The list of possible smartphone uses multiplies by tens of thousands and grows longer everyday. But with the increasing use of smartphone, the battery often runs out of charge within few hours. Smartphones now comes with higher mAh, but with so many applications running they often die in less than 8 hours. The best way to overcome the battery charging issue is to have a power bank that can charge your mobile phones on the go.

What is Power Bank

Power banks are portable device that are comprised of an external battery charger sealed inside a special case with a control circuit that controls the flow of power. Power banks can store electrical charge which can be later use to charge your smartphones and other USB devices. Power banks are becoming increasingly popular in India, as we are using smartphones for many hours a day and their batteries are not able to survive for the day. Power banks are light in weight and small in size, which makes them portable that can be carried in either your pocket or hand bag. There are many models of power banks available on the market, but you should choose according to your need. Here you can check out some of the best power banks in India.

Charging Your Power Bank

power bank in India 2017Charging your power bank is very easy. You can charge it by connecting the power cord to a power outlet. Most modern power banks comes with USB port, so you can also charge your power bank by connecting it to a USB charge, such as your desktop computers. Some power banks can also be charged using solar energy, they are called as solar power bank. But they are not so popular like USB power banks, as they are expensive and larger in size.

Choosing a Power Bank

As we said earlier, there are many brands and types of power banks available on the market today. Choosing the right power bank may be a daunting task for many. There are certain features that need to taken into consideration while buying a power bank. Below guide will help you in choosing the best power bank for your need.

Capacity: Capacity is the most important feature that must be considered when choosing your power bank. They are measured in milli Ampere hour (mAh). You should always choose a power bank that has capacity higher than your smartphones battery capacity. For example, if you have a Samsung galaxy S4 whose battery capacity is 3200 mAh and also your uses of smartphone is very high, and you need it to charge at least two times a day. So just multiple your smartphone battery capacity to the number of times you want to charge in a day. This means you need to have a power bank that can charge device of about 6400 mAh. Also you should know, a power bank with the capacity of say 10,000mAh cannot charge a device of 10,000mah fully as some amount of charge is lost. At the most, a power bank can charge upto 80% of its capacity. So for charging 6400 mAh, you need a power bank with capacity higher than 7680 mA Continue reading Power banks – How to choose the right one in India