It will be an understatement if I say that a Power Bank is as important as the phone you are using but the truth is some people can’t do without them. Though Power Bank usage have gradually reduced since mobile phone companies now make phones with bigger and long lasting battery that can last for the whole day.
Some even act as powerbank to charge fellow phones. But I won’t deny the fact that there are people that are still making use of it and someone somewhere is even planning to buy a new power bank so to those that want to get a new one, this post is for you. I will reveal some simple secrets to identify an original Power bank so that you know the difference between fake and original power bank device.
Buying a power bank is not the issue but the question is this; is the power bank fake or original? Are you buying it because it’s very beautiful in appearance? What is you aim of going to the market to buy a power bank?
Are you aware that fake power bank can cause hazard to your phone by damaging it or the battery or even catch fire and in the process destroy your phone, tablet, household, office or even kill you? More reason you should be very careful in choosing an original one.
So today i will help you in identifying the original and fake power Bank especially especially now that there are so many fake power banks in the market. Take a cup of tea, seat back, relax and read on. They are only but simple tips that you might be neglecting all this while.
HOW TO IDENTIFY a FAKE POWER BANK
Bellow are the ways to identify a fake power bank;
1. It has no Brand Name: Some power banks in the market has no brand name, instead what is written on them is just “Power Bank”. Don’t go for them! There are many branded ones you can checkout for. Example are those from Xiaomi, Anker, Jackberry, iMuto, iceworks, MaxOak, Qi-infinity and so on.
2. Exaggerated Ratings: Many power banks that are rated above 30,000mAh capacity are usually fake except those from popular brands.
3. Lite Weight: Most fake Power banks weighs very lite. You will see a power bank with 50,000mAh capacity weighing very lite and even fancy looking and easy to put inside pockets. My dear, it’s fake. An original 50,000mAh supposed to be decently heavy and bulky.
4. They are Very Cheap: Most fake power banks are very cheap, in fact, their prices are too good to be true. You will see a seller pressuring you to buy 30,000mAh capacity powerbank for just N3,000. Chai! God help us.
HOW TO IDENTIFY ORIGINAL POWER BANK
Meanwhile, contrary to the above mentioned ways to spot a fake power bank, here are the main ways to know and identify a good and original powerbank. Read on…
✔️ Original power Bank comes with a brand name.
✔️ It doesn’t have exergerated high capacity like 30000mAh,50000mAh,100000mAh etc.
✔️ The charging capacity tallies with what it is written on it depending on your battery capacity too.
✔️ Original power banks are heavier
✔ They are usually rugged in nature and bulky
✔ Original power banks don’t come with many fancy features like too many LED Lights, many display screen, music player and so on
✔ They usually take longer time to completely get charged (depending on the capacity – the higher the capacity, the longer charging time required) except it comes with fast charge technology.
✔ It is decently and justifiably costly
In summary, shine your eyes when buying a new power bank. Let this article serve as a reference point in identifying the best and original powerbank to go for.
WHERE TO BUY POWER BANKS?
Jumia has some original good power banks in their stores.
(As Low As N1,900)
You can Order for it and pay at your doorsteps on delivery 🚚.
Am still enjoying one of the 20,000mAh power bank I bought from them. Using it to charge all my phones as well as rechargeable table fan and it’s serving me pretty well.