standard Anker Astro E4 13,000 Mah Portable Battery Unboxing and First Impressions

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Given that my Lumia 1520 has a massive 3,400 Mah battery, my simple Nokia DC-16 portable charge with a capacity of 2,000 Mah no longer cuts it. So I went ahead and ordered the largest capacity, highest rated charger I could find online. Enter the Anker Astro E4, the massive 13,000 Mah battery is more than enough to get any device charged, including most of the tablets out there; it helps that the Anker charger also has their IQ charging technology, which allows devices to charge at up to 3 Amps.

Check out the video unboxing below:

A device with a capacity this large is bound to weigh a bit, and given that the size itself is quite compact the extra weight is worth it. The Astro E4 weighs 10.2 ounces or 289 grams, which is admittedly quite a lot for a portable device, but it’s not like you’ll be putting it up to your ear is it? (I hope you aren’t).

Check out the size comparison pics against the Nokia DC-16 charger below

In terms of charging speed, in my limited testing so far the Astro E4 showed off its rapid charging skills, bringing up my Lumia 1520 from close to 25% to over 40% in less than ten minutes, talk about impressive.

If you’re looking for a large capacity portable charger grab the Anker Astro E4 for $30 from Amazon at the link below:

Anker® 2nd Gen Astro E4 13000mAh External Battery Portable Dual USB Charger Power Bank.

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Ali is a dental school graduate currently living in Amman, Jordan; born and raised in the US, a tech lover with a serious addiction to all things sweet. He is the co-founder of GeekOnGadgets, and a senior editor at our Sister site MyNokiaBlog.com.

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