Satechi 10000 mAh Portable Energy Station Extended Battery Charger Pack for iPhone 6, 5S, 5C, 4S, 4 & 3GS, iPad Air 1, 2, 3, Mini, Kindle Fire, Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, S2, Tab 2, Tab 10.1, Blackberry Playbook, HTC One, Flyer
June 22, 2014Excellent but could be better
Basically anything USB and you can charge so long as you have the cable. If you fly long haul quite a bit then this is a MUST. Keeps those battery hungry devices powered up enough to last any flight.
June 9, 2014Good backup power charger
I use the Satechi to power my phone and iPad when traveling with my son's basketball team. We have long weekends and many hours in gyms, but now I don't worry about trying to conserve phone usage. I used to be scared that I would not be able to make an emergency call late in the evening between game sites and te hotel. In general it is good for long days out and not worrying about conserving your phone battery.
May 12, 2014Satechi 10000
Bought unit as I was going to a conference during the weekend and did not want my smartphone to totally discharge as it was not convenient to be tethered to a wall outlet. With the unit fully charged (it was almost fully charged upon delivery), I was able to charge my smartphone while it was in my backpack. I saw this unit recommended in an article on MakeUseOf.com . I chose an external portable charger over a charger specific for my smartphone as I will be able to use it when I upgrade my phone. I can also use this unit for another device such as a tablet. In sum, I am quite satisfied with the unit. One more thing to mention, I needed this in a few business days and think the price for postage should have been lower but...
May 5, 2014Great product, saves my life constantly
I've bought 3 of these myself throughout the last 2 years, got others to get at least 2 for others and constantly tell people about these. Awesome device, low cost for energy storage, good form factor, keeps its charge. Does what it says, when i go on a work trip i can be gone a week and it will keep my phone and tablet charged the whole week. Long drives in rentals, travelling all day, helping out a friend, at work during a long conference, whatever - easy to have in a bag and always working. My only pet peeve about them is the charging port should be on the same side as the output port (in between the 2 will be perfect). It would avoid the stress when charging in a bag and make easier overall. But that's a minor annoyance to a product that just works.
April 30, 2014Powerful Quality Product
The unit works as advertised, is easy to use, stylish, and recharges my iPhone several times. However, one fairly serious weakness is that the unit can't be charged from a computer USB and must be plugged into a wall socket. It's a hassle to cart around both the plug and battery on long trips. At a minimum, the plug prongs should fold into the power adapter.
March 25, 2014Performed well, as advertised.
I purchased two of these to take on an extended kayak camping trip to a remote island. One pack performed flawlessly: I did not have problems that some people have reported. My pack stayed charged up (even sitting idle for a month following the trip) and was able to recharge my iPhone multiple times. I was able to recharge the pack using a folding solar panel array. The other pack was damaged when a dry bag seam failed and the battery pack was submerged for a significant amount of time. Sad, but to be expected. The advert describes the devices that this pack can charge- but it is not an all inclusive list. My superzoom camera came with a USB->? cable which handles both data transfer and recharges the camera's battery. The USB end of my camera's cable plugged into this battery pack and charged my camera battery from the 2A port. (Not sure if I will ever use the 1A port). Very satisfied with the performance so far (although this is obviously not a long-term assessment). Bummed I lost the purchase price of the 2nd- but that was no fault of Satechi. Satisfied customer!
March 3, 2014How did I live without it
I use my iphone and Gopro cameras all of the time and I am not at home alot or around power sources which as anyone with the products will testify is not a good combination. I research everything I buy in depth and I settled on the Satechi 10000 mAh Energy Station and I couldnt be happier. This little power box is at home slipped into my day pack or into my camera bag taking hardly any room and I can forget it is there until I need it. On the first charge of the powerpack I got four iphone charges out of it as well as charging up my Gopro four times and my bluetooth speakers twice. You cannot get better than that. If you are out and about alot and use your devices then get one of these as I cannot praise them enough. Satechi provided extrememly quick service and delivery. Thank you.
February 25, 2014Excellent
This battery charger has the power I need and is easily charged with a micro-usb industry standard input and usb output. It's great because not only can you charge anything with USB, you can recharge the battery pack with a standard micro-usb cable. I've used this to keep my electronics charged during long bike rides, to recharge my iPad, and to keep my iPad / iPhone / Android Moto X fully charged BEFORE they run out of juice.
January 30, 2014Great
Perfect solution for me when I travel with my iPad. It added about 67% power to my iPad 4 while not in use and took about 6.5 hours. The battery is very lightweight and easy to carry around. If Satechi comes out with a 20000 mAh I would definitely buy it.
January 22, 2014Great product
Lots of bang for your buck with this battery. Huge amount of power storage charges at least 2 full iphones or iPad to maybe 40–50%. No complains except that you have to carry around a microUSB charge cable with you, no other way to charge it and the provided charge adapters are way too easy to lose.