A Phone Power Pack for Pokemon Players
Belkin Power Pack 6000 review
- Looks good
- Standard charging speeds
Mobile battery charging hasn't been so important in years and Belkin's Power Pack is a great choice
Price$ 63.00 (AUD)
In the age of Pokemon Go, the person with the most-charged phone is king. There’s much to love about the cute critters, but as players are all too aware, the one special power that they all share is Phone Battery Vampire.
Most current phones have batteries that are around 3,000mAh in size (that’s milliamp hours). With all that GPS location data processing, mobile data sending and receiving, always on phone screen and graphics processing, even the best phones can die from fully charged in just a couple of hours.
So now there's finally a universal need for mobile power packs and Belkin’s Power Pack 6000 is potentially a great choice.
It provides an extra 6,000mAh – enough to fully charge most phones twice. It has two full-sized USB ports so it can charge two phones at once. Output is 5 Volts (the same as a standard phone charger) so be aware it won’t fast charge anything and tablet-charging will be slow (output is 3.4A shared across the two ports). It can be recharged via a microUSB input in the same way as most phones.
Belkin sensibly sells it mostly charged so you can use it straight out of the box. It’s very solid and looks classy with its aluminium shell. There’s even a button which lights up to four LEDs to show how charged it is. A short microUSB cable is also included.
It’s small but quite chunky and not light at 215g, but it will be a salvation to most hardcore phone users and Pokemon Go players. At $63 it’s reasonable value too.
- Belkin adds Smart LED Bulbs to its Wemo range
- Belkin AC 1200 DB wireless router
- Belkin Conserve Insight electricity monitoring device
- What do Sydney's famous landmarks look like in a Pokemon world?
- Is this the best value phone on the market? Moto G4 Plus review
- This is what an $850 laptop bag looks like: Slaint Arroe Briefcase 15 review
- Aftershokz Wireless Trekz Titanium Bone Conduction Bluetooth Headphones review
- Review: HTC One X9 and OPPO R9 - mid-range Android phones
- Huawei P9 smartphone review: lifting photography to another level... sometimes.
- Muggers used Pokemon Go to lure victims, police say
- Gotta catch 'em all: 5 facts that prove Pokémon Go is eating the world
- Pokémon Go: Into the real world, with real crime
- Pokemon Go no-go: the latest chapter in Intel's Android drama
- Tip: Find Pokémon Go stops and gyms using the official Ingress live web map
- Pokémon Go for iOS requires full Google account access
- How to dominate Pokémon Go without spending money
- Pokémon Go update for iOS now available, clarifies access to Google data
- Pokémon Go is making people take leave of their senses
- US Senator has privacy concerns about Pokémon Go’s data collection
- The beginner’s guide to Pokémon Go: An FAQ on how to catch 'em all
- AMD and Firaxis join forces to turn Civilization VI into a DirectX 12 showcase
- New York driver crashes car into tree while playing Pokémon Go
- Fenix's RC40 is the ultimate flashlight
- How to make your phone look and work more like stock Android
- How Pokémon Go could be the killer app the Apple Watch needs
- Nintendo's releasing a miniature NES console packed with 30 classic games
- New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch 'em all
- Alcatel Idol 4S review: King of the mid-range?
- This fake Pokemon Go game will secretly drive porn ad clicks
- Samsung may place a US$450m bet on electric cars and batteries
- Learning to skateboard? Check out these iPhone apps
- Watch as crowds gather to catch a rare Pokémon in Central Park
- 7 things you shouldn't do while playing Pokémon Go
- 11 things that Pokemon Go is changing in the real world
- 8 insider tips to help you become a Pokémon master
- LED Lenser P7R Professional Torch review
- Pokémon Go and the demon-haunted world
- How businesses can use Pokemon Go to succeed
- Why Pokémon Go fans should (or shouldn't) play Ingress
- Nintendo's hotly anticipated Pokémon Go Plus wearable delayed until September
- Day of the Tentacle Remastered review: LucasArts classic makes a comeback on iOS
Join the newsletter!
Most Popular Reviews
- 1 Panasonic Ultra HD OLED TV Review
- 2 Oppo A77 smartphone: Full in-depth review
- 3 Huawei GR5 phone: Full, in-depth review
- 4 Ring Video Doorbell review
- 5 Sony Bravia 2017 TVs: Full, in-depth review
Latest News Articles
- Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4 is coming in phones midyear
- Apple is developing its own power management chips, says analyst
- Galaxy S8+ gets high marks in battery test, but that might not tell the whole story
- Tesla to begin taking orders for its solar roof shingles
- San Diego installs massive flow battery that can power 1,000 homes
PCW Evaluation Team
The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.
The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.
The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic
I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.
It’s perfect for mobile workers. Just take it out — it’s small enough to sit anywhere — turn it on, load a sheet of paper, and start printing.
The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer is a great device that fits perfectly into my fast paced and mobile lifestyle. My first impression of the printer itself was how incredibly compact and sleek the device was.
- LG G6 Plus: Full, in-depth review
- First Look: The Evil Within 2
- Huawei Y5 (2017)
- Which flagship TV is best? Sony 4K HDR Bravia 2016 versus LG 4K HDR OLED 2016
- 10 Blu-ray movies / Best looking Blu-ray movies
- FTSocial Media Executive / Specialist (Facebook) - Online PokerNSW
- FTInfrastructure Solution Designer l Skype for Business Solutions l SydneyACT
- FTPMO Analyst BIWA
- CCTechnologyOne Systems AdministratorSA
- CCTechnologyOne Systems AdministratorVIC
- TPProject CoordinatorACT
- CCTRIM Support OfficerWA
- FTHadoop DeveloperACT
- FTDevelopers (VB.Net/C#.Net)SA
- FTWireless Solution Architect - 6mth ContractOther
- FTSolutions Architect - Higher EducationOther
- FTSenior Technical Business Analyst/BSAOther
- FTLevel 2 Desktop EngineerOther
- FTApplication Support Maintenance & Patching AnalystOther
- FTBusiness Delivery Project Manager, Digital, AdvertisingOther
- FTMicrosoft Analyst ProgrammerOther
- FTDomain ArchitectOther
- FTPortfolio Manager/ Process Methodology Manager.Other
- FTSolutions DesignerNSW
- FTTelco Core Network Support EngineerOther
- FTSolutions ArchitectsOther
- FTMobile Applications DeveloperACT
- FTNon - functional Test LeadVIC
- FTProgram ManagerOther