Griffin PowerDock 5

Griffin PowerDock 5
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I have been eying on the Griffin PowerDock 5 since it was announced back in January 2013. But unfortunately it wasn’t released till last month (July 2013).

The Griffin PowerDock 5 is retailing for US$99 (S$126) directly from Griffin’s website. I doubt it will come to Singapore anytime soon. Griffin offers free shipping within the US and they do ship to Singapore directly and for the PowerDock 5, the cheapest shipping is about US$12 (S$15.30) without tracking. But I did not choose that option, instead I shipped it to HopShopGo, which is a freight forwarder and paid US$20.08 (S$25.50) for DHL Express shipping to Singapore.

Powerocks Stone 3 (7800mAh Dual USB Power Bank)

Powerocks Stone 3 (7800mAh Dual USB Power Bank)
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Got the Powerocks Stone 3 which is a 7800mAh Dual USB Power Bank from my cousin in Hong Kong. I am not too sure of the local retail price, but on Amazon, it is retailing for US$48.50 (S$62.50).

As the name “stone” implies, this power bank is pretty heavy (like a stone) due to the 7800mAh battery and it weighs 500g.

4A AC Power Adapter 6-Port USB Travel Charger

4A AC Power Adapter 6-Port USB Travel Charger
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Bought the 4A AC Power Adapter 6-Port USB Travel Charger from TrendsMobile which is located at Funan for S$29.90.

It has an output of 4A, but unfortunately it is shared with the 6 USB ports, I wish it says what is the maximum output per USB port. But nevertheless, I still think it is a pretty useful charger to have if you have plenty of USB devices to charge.

Innergie PocketCell Duo

Innergie PocketCell Duo
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The Innergie PocketCell Duo was showcased at CES 2013 back in January 2013. It is the successor to the Innergie PocketCell which is retailing in Singapore for S$79.

The Innergie PocketCell Duo is a very light portable battery charger weighing 132.5g and has a capacity of 6,800mAh. It is capable of outputting 2.1A for each USB port. This makes charging high capacity devices like the iPad, iPad Mini, Samsung Galaxy Tab and Samsung Galaxy Note 2 faster than most portable battery chargers. You can even charge 2 iPad at that same time without compromising the charging speed.

Sanyo Eneloop New Glitter AA Battery Packs

Sanyo Eneloop New Glitter AA Battery Packs
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Last week on the 12th December 2012, eneloop announced two new limited-edition ‘eneloop tones’ rechargeable battery packs. The eneloop uomo for men in enigmatic shades of purple, grey, black and white; and eneloop rouge for women in scintillating hues of pink.

There are 8 glittering AA batteries in each Eneloop Glitter pack and each battery has a capacity of 1,900mAh (1.2V) and can approximately last through 1,800 recharge cycles. The batteries are capable of retaining 70% capacity even after five years of storage.

Innergie USB Charger – 10W Dual USB Auto Adapter

Innergie USB Charger – 10W Dual USB Auto Adapter
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Bought the Innergie USB Charger – 10W Dual USB Auto Adapter from VivoCity’s Challenger for S$29 (member’s price S$26.10). It is a 2 port USB charger for cars that produces 2.1A/10W which is enough to charge the iPad. This is essentially the 2 port version of the Griffin PowerJolt Micro and it looks nicer as well.

Li Xiang and I have been taking turns to charge our iPhones in the car after being outside for the whole day travelling from places to places, with this charger, both of us can charge our iPhones at the same time!

Sanyo Eneloop Black Charger Set BC-MQR06

Sanyo Eneloop Black Charger Set BC-MQR06
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The Sanyo Eneloop Black Charger Set BC-MQR06 is the latest product from Eneloop. Each Black Charger Set comprises of 4 AA size of eneloop XX rechargeable batteries and an eneloop Black Charger in a sleek black and silver design. It is retailing for S$65.90 at all Best Denki outlets, Meidi-Ya Supermarket, all Selffix D.I.Y store outlets, Sprint-Cass at Terminal 2 and 3, and selected outlets of Harvey Norman and Challenger.

The eneloop XX batteries have a high capacity of a 2,500mAh cell which is suitable for high power consumption gadgets like digital cameras and DSLR photoflash units. It also provides longer battery life than standard alkaline batteries and gives you up to 500 rechargeable cycles.

Innergie USB Charger – Duo USB Charging Kit (Home)

Innergie USB Charger – Duo USB Charging Kit (Home)
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The Innergie USB Charger – Duo USB Charging Kit (Home) is selling at Challenger for S$50 (after 10% member’s discount is S$45). I got it from VivoCity’s Challenger.

There are 2 versions of the Duo USB Charging Kit, one is for home and the other is for car. The car’s version is selling for S$45 (after 10% member’s discount is S$40.5).