How to choose a Power-Bank for a laptop?

Power Bank

In everyday life, we often face the problem of a dead battery. Moreover, often the battery of our devices runs out at the most inopportune moment. With smartphones and other mobile gadgets, everything is simple – just connect the Power-Bank, and this will solve all problems. But the Power Bank Price in Pakistan is increased with the time period, it possible to do this with a laptop?

 We answer: you can! True, not any portable battery is suitable for charging a laptop. In the article we tell you how to choose the right Power-Bank for a laptop and what you need to pay attention to when buying it.

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Power-Bank for laptop and smartphone – what’s the difference?

The main difference lies in the power of a portable battery, namely, in its current strength and voltage.

 To charge smartphones, tablets, smart watches and other mobile equipment. High power is not required – a voltage of about 4-5 volts (V) and a current of about 1 ampere (A) will suffice. So in this case, almost any external battery that can be found on the market will do, as long as there is enough capacity.

Laptops require much more power from portable chargers. To ensure uninterrupted power supply to the laptop. You will need a Power-Bank with an output voltage of at least. 15-20 V and its current strength should be approximately 3-5 A. There are relatively fewer similar devices on the market. And they cost much more.

 Minimum input current for Esquare store :

  • Redmi Power Bank 3 (20,000 mAh)
  • Xiaomi 6C Plus – 19 V, 2.4 A
  • Xiaomi 5 Pro – 19 V, 4.7 A
  • OPPO Power Bank 2 18W
  • 18000mAh Super Fast Power Bank

This is the main reason why smartphone power banks cannot be used with laptops. But not the only one – we will consider the rest below.

Key Features of Portable Laptop Battery

In addition to voltage and current. When choosing a portable battery for a laptop. You need to pay attention to a number of other important characteristics.

The first is the connector

It is important to remember that ordinary USB ports can never be used to charge a laptop: their power limit is too low for such a task. So there are two options left – either a modern USB Type-C, designed for a current with a maximum power of 100 W, or a standard recharging socket.

In the case of Type-C, you need to carefully check the characteristics: in order to be able to charge. The portable battery must support USB 3.1 technology, and the port in the laptop must support USB Power Delivery mode. If the choice fell on the Power-Bank, which connects to the laptop via the charging socket. You also need to make sure that the connectors are compatible. Or find a model with different interchangeable adapters – there are also those.

 Capacity of a Portable Battery

This is second important characteristic of portable laptop battery. A laptop consumes much more energy than a smartphone or tablet, so the standard 5000 mAh to charge it is definitely not enough. The optimal capacity of an external battery for a laptop is from 20,000 to 40,000 mAh.

How much does a power bank for a laptop cost?

Due to the high power and high capacity, external batteries for laptops are much more expensive than for smartphones. Power Bank Price in Pakistan with a capacity of 10,000 – 15,000 mAh can still be bought inexpensively. But more advanced models with a capacity of 20,000 – 30,000 mAh will require serious costs.

However, to avoid an expensive purchase. You can go to the official esquare store and pick up a laptop with the longest battery life. Which will last for a whole day of active work. For example, such parameters correspond to the Xiaomai 6C Plus (6-7 hours of battery life) and Jinmai 6 Pro (5-6 hours of battery life).

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