If you like to have extra power on the go there is multiple choices of chargers,they can be wireless or connected via micro USB cables,Wireless charging is still being pushed hard but the uptake seems to be quite slow still so it maybe a few years yet before it becomes the norm.

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Who is Jackery.

Jackery are a leading technology company specializing in innovative and high quality products for smartphones and tablets.

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Jackery are fully committed to providing exceptional products and affordable prices to all of their customers. With Jackery’s advanced battery solutions, your smartphones and tablets will work and play longer than ever.

We have been speaking to Jackery and they have kindly sent us over some units for us to talk about and they are quite a nice design and there is multiple choices for all users be it a novice or a professional and they all look well too and the design of Battery Packs have now also changed from the ugly big block of a slab into more streamlined looks and of course they have reduced in size too.

Lets take a tour of the devices first,we look at all units here and give you a look at how they range in size and what they look like.

 

First up is the Jackery Mini. £19.99 Approx

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The Jackery Mini is like a lipstick design,nice to hold in hand and is a 3200 mAh power bank,this will easily see anyone through a day its size and shape makes it nice and compact and also quite handy to carry around in any pocket too.It comes in Silver,Gold,Black and Orange.

Specs.

  • High-capacity portable phone charger with 3200mAh rechargeable battery power capacity with 1A output. Adds 10 extra hours of talk time or 1 full charge to your iPhones. This portable battery charger (external battery charger) adds 100% extra battery life.
  • The world’s smallest external battery charger; Fits easily into any bag or pocket; Compact, portable & stylish design; Easily fits into your bag to provide instant power; Perfect for long flights, road trips, or whenever you need to charge your mobile devices; often used as a substitute for a car charger, such as an iPhone car charger, dual USB car charger and iPad car charger.
  • Package includes: Jackery Mini External Battery, premium Micro USB to USB 2.0 cable.
  • Grade A Li-ion polymer cell and premium microchips create high-quality portable charger; Premium aluminum case; Secured battery safety with 4 layers of smart safety protection circuit; Advanced power lock technology with standby time up to 6 months after fully charged. 500+ recharge cycles over the life of the battery.
  • 4-color LED indicator to indicate the charging status; Jackery Mini can be used for Samsung Galaxy S5 charger, Samsung Galaxy S4 car charger, Samsung Galaxy, S3 extended battery, Samsung Galaxy S2 battery, iPhone 6 portable charger, iPhone 5s portable charger, iPhone 5c charger, iPhone 5 charger, iPhone 4s portable charger, iPad external battery, HTC battery bar, and much more.

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Second up is the Jackery Bar. £19.99 Approx

 

The Jackery Bar is a 6000 mAh power bank and offers up to 130 hrs extra operating time which is super it weighs 5.5 oz and is slightly bigger than the Jackery Mini .

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Specs

  • High-capacity portable phone charger with 6000mAh rechargeable battery power capacity with 2.1A output. Add 22 extra hours of talk time or 2-3 full charges to your iPhone 5S / 5C / 5 / 4S / 4 ; 1-2 full charges to Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, 200+ hours of audio playback. This external battery charger adds 200% -300% extra battery life.
  • The world’s thinnest external battery charger; Fits easily into any bag or pocket; Compact, portable & stylish design; Easily fits into your bag to provide instant power; Perfect for long flights, road trips, or whenever you need to charge your mobile devices; often used as a substitute for a car charger, such as an iPhone car charger, dual USB car charger and iPad car charger.
  • Package includes: Jackery Bar External Battery, premium Micro USB to USB 2.0 cable; compatible with USB charger, USB battery, USB battery pack, USB charging station, and USB power adapter.
  • Samsung grade A Li-ion polymer cell and premium microchips create high-quality portable charger; Premium aluminum case; Secured battery safety with 4 layers of smart safety protection circuit; Advanced power lock technology with standby time up to 6 months after fully charged. 500+ recharge cycles over the life of the battery.
  • Jackery Bar can be used for Samsung Galaxy S5 charger, Samsung Galaxy S4 car charger, Samsung Galaxy, S3 extended battery, Samsung Galaxy S2 battery, iPhone 5s portable charger, iPhone 5c charger, iPhone 5 charger, iPhone 4s portable charger, iPad external battery, HTC battery bar, and much more.

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Up next is the Jackery Fit £23.99 Approx

The Jackery Fit offers 130 hrs of battery life powered with 9000 mAh this is again slightly bigger than the Jackery Bar and a tad heavier.This comes in Orange and Silver.

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Specs.

  • High-capacity power bank and portable phone charger with 9000mAh rechargeable battery power capacity with both 2.1A output and 2.1A input. This portable battery will add 30 extra hours of talk time or 3-4 full charges to your iPhone 6 / 5S / 5C / 5 / 4S / 4 ; 1-2 full charges to Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, 300+ hours of audio playback. This external battery charger adds 300% -500% extra battery life.
  • The world’s most fit external battery charger; Fits easily into any bag or pocket; Compact, portable & stylish design; Easily fits into your bag to provide instant power; Perfect for long flights, road trips, or whenever you need to charge your mobile devices; often used as a substitute for a car charger, such as an iPhone car charger, dual USB car charger and iPad car charger.
  • Portable charger package includes: Jackery Fit External Battery, premium Micro USB to USB 2.0 cable.
  • Samsung grade A Li-ion polymer cell and premium microchips create high-quality portable charger; Premium aluminum case; Secured battery safety with 4 layers of smart safety protection circuit; Advanced power lock technology with standby time up to 6 months after fully charged. 500+ recharge cycles over the life of the battery for iPhone, iPad, and other devices.
  • External battery 3 LED indicators to show the charging and discharging status equipped with flashlight. Jackery Fit can be used for Samsung Galaxy S5 charger, Samsung Galaxy S4 car charger, Samsung Galaxy, S3 extended battery, Samsung Galaxy S2 battery, iPhone 6 portable charger, iPhone 5s portable charger, iPhone 5c charger, iPhone 5 charger, iPhone 4s portable charger, iPad external battery, HTC battery bar, and much more.

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And Finally up is the Big one,its the Jackery Giant + £29.99 Approx

This boy can charge both a tablet and phone at the same time so this can be quite handy for trips,concerts or the tourist,with 12000 mAh its a powerhouse.offering up to 260 hrs of extra life,it weighs 10.4 oz so its not heavy.It comes in Black ,Gold, Silver and Orange.

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Specs

  • Ultra high-capacity portable charger and iPhone battery with dual USB port with 12000mAh rechargeable battery power capacity. Super-fast charge output (5V/3A) though dual USB ports (5V/2.1A and 5V/1A) allow for simultaneous charging of your iPad, iPhone, Android, and more at high speed. This power pack and external battery charger adds 500% – 600% extra battery life.
  • The world’s largest capacity external battery pack and portable charger; Fits easily into any bag or pocket; Compact, portable & stylish design; Easily fits into your bag to provide instant power; Perfect for long flights, road trips, or whenever you need to charge your mobile devices; often used as a substitute for a car charger, such as an iPhone car charger, dual USB car charger and iPad car charger.
  • External battery package includes: Jackery Giant+ External Battery, premium Micro USB to USB 2.0 cable.
  • Panasonic grade A Li-ion polymer cell and premium microchips create high-quality portable charger; Premium aluminum case; Secured battery safety with 4 layers of smart safety protection circuit; Advanced power lock technology with standby time up to 6 months after fully charged. 500+ recharge cycles over the life of the battery.
  • Portable battery charger 3 LED indicators to show the charging and discharging status equipped with flashlight. Jackery Giant+ can be used for Samsung Galaxy S5 charger, Samsung Galaxy S4 car charger, Samsung Galaxy, S3 extended battery, Samsung Galaxy S2 battery, iPhone 6 portable charger, iPhone 5s portable charger, iPhone 5c charger, iPhone 5 charger, iPhone 4s portable charger, iPad external battery, HTC battery bar, and much more.

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Jackery also have an application for your iPhone too for battery management.

Upon launching the app, you’re immediately greeted with the Monitor screen. It shows you the remaining percentage of energy stored in your battery, the remaining time estimated before your device runs out of charge, and when the battery level will drop below 50 percent and 20 percent. It will also give you an estimate of what time to charge your iPhone again. You can download the App HERE 

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Size comparison. Just to give you an idea here is the 4 units standing side by side at several angles all in all they are no big compared to some on offer today,nor are the in any way heavy so they will not be intrusive in bag or pocket.

You can buy these products directly from Jackery Store or Amazon Canada UK or Australia.

By Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO and expert in transport and Mobile tech. A fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia Mobile expert, Former Nokia/Microsoft VIP,Multiple forum tech supporter with worldwide top ranking,Working in the background on mobile technology, Weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show, Cavan TV and on TRT WORLD. Award winning Technology reviewer and blogger. Security and logisitcs Professional.