Tesla's smallest battery pack. Over-priced, but very cool...

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Just out of curiosity, what are the use-cases for a gadget like the Powerbank in this day and age? It would have to be a situation where you don't have access to wall power or a car charger. Camping for several days where you had to hike a fair distance from where you had parked your car, perhaps?
 

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Just out of curiosity, what are the use-cases for a gadget like the Powerbank in this day and age? It would have to be a situation where you don't have access to wall power or a car charger. Camping for several days where you had to hike a fair distance from where you had parked your car, perhaps?
I use one when flying across the continent. Not all planes have reliable power available.
 

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I use one when flying across the continent. Not all planes have reliable power available.
Same here though batteries are so good on phones now and I generally use my iPad on flight and spare the phone anyway.
 

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Just out of curiosity, what are the use-cases for a gadget like the Powerbank in this day and age? It would have to be a situation where you don't have access to wall power or a car charger. Camping for several days where you had to hike a fair distance from where you had parked your car, perhaps?
going to a stadium that doesn't have wifi. your cell phone attempting to use the same airwaves as 50,000 other people will drain a battery before the beer guy's last call
 

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I would have bought one had it not been out of stock. My biggest battery drain time is during Iceland Airwaves (nonstop concerts, mostly in tiny venues; I usually go to 80-85 or so in five days). Even with the phone set on Stamina Mode it often gets pretty low (all of the checking schedules / maps / taking pictures and video / doing stuff with the phone between acts (browsing the web, selecting / deleting pictures / videos, uploading pictures / videos, etc)).