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Belkin today launched the BoostCharge Pro Fast Wireless Charger for Apple Watch + Power Bank 10K, a first-of-its-kind power bank capable of fast charging newer Apple Watch models and providing up to 20W of power to another device simultaneously.

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The BoostCharge Pro has a 10,000mAh capacity, allowing it to charge an Apple Watch Series 8 fourteen times or an iPhone 14 twice. The power bank features a 20W USB-C PD port, which is also used to fast charge the power bank itself, and a built-in Apple Watch charger. When the USB-C port and Apple Watch charger are both in use, each can operate at up to 20W and 7.5W, respectively.

The Apple Watch Series 7, Apple Watch Series 8, and Apple Watch Ultra support fast-charging with compatible chargers. The BoostCharge Pro is MFi certified and able to charge the Apple Watch Series 7 and Apple Watch Series 8 from 0% to 80% in around 45 minutes, and charge an Apple Watch Ultra from from 0% to 80% in an hour. Since the second-generation AirPods Pro can charge via an Apple Watch charger, the power bank can also wirelessly charge the AirPods Pro.

The power bank includes a 12-inch USB-C cable. The BoostCharge Pro Fast Wireless Charger for Apple Watch + Power Bank 10K is available now for $99.99 on Belkin's website and ships starting in June.

Article Link: Belkin Launches BoostCharge Pro Power Bank With Apple Watch Fast-Charging and 20W USB-C PD Port for $99.99
 
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Bryan Bowler

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Now this is an intriguing power bank with a lot of the specs I like. The only downer is the price. I know it comes with a lot of features and MFi-certified is not cheap, but if these chargers (and power banks) could get down to the $50-$60 range, they would sell like hotcakes.

P.S. It also offers pass-thru charging so you can charge your Apple Watch while charging the power bank. That is a nice feature.
 
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Yeah the price is offensive... just buy an extra watch charging cable and you're good to go when you need power on the go... USB C to Apple Watch cables charge the latest watches INSANELY fast these days.

It has been a long time since I've needed to travel with a battery pack. My phone / watch last days now. I just bring cables.

I recently picked up an 87w Anker battery for my "remote charging" needs. 2 USB C and 2 USB A ports - and can run my MBP 16 all day long or my iPhone/Watch for weeks. Used the previous 65W version one for several years fairly heavily and it served me very well.

Next battery I get will be a LiFeP04 battery. Hopefully they'll be in a smaller size by the time I need one.
 

Bryan Bowler

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Yeah the price is offensive... just buy an extra watch charging cable and you're good to go when you need power on the go... USB C to Apple Watch cables charge the latest watches INSANELY fast these days.

It has been a long time since I've needed to travel with a battery pack. My phone / watch last days now. I just bring cables.

I recently picked up an 87w Anker battery for my "remote charging" needs. 2 USB C and 2 USB A ports - and can run my MBP 16 all day long or my iPhone/Watch for weeks. Used the previous 65W version one for several years fairly heavily and it served me very well.

Next battery I get will be a LiFeP04 battery. Hopefully they'll be in a smaller size by the time I need one.

You make some very good points on cables and devices lasting a long time. Maybe I have not looked hard enough, but I wish I could find an Apple Watch fast-charging cable that was only 1 foot long.
 
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Not sure if this is the "first of its kind". Belkin used to have the same exact charger like five years ago, which I still own and use. Of course, this new model is bigger and has some new capabilities. It charging via USB-C as well as supplying higher wattage to both devices is pretty sweet.

Mine was $99 at the time and totally worth it. For those saying, just buy another watch charging cable, you have to value the extreme convenience of just pulling this out and putting it on the bedside when traveling instead of having to find another power outlet to use that is close enough. Then your cable falls down to the ground, when you take your watch off etc. Plus, I can put this in my bag and have it available as a battery for any device as well as my watch, no matter where I am. Overall a good value IMO. Sure, you can get cheaper and uglier batteries and more cables if that is what you like, but this has a place in the market and I'm happy to see the new version.
 

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You make some very good points on cables and devices lasting a long time. Maybe I have not looked hard enough, but I wish I could find an Apple Watch fast-charging cable that was only 1 foot long.
Amazon has this one that's about 10" long.

 

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Amazon has this one that's about 10" long.

Or this one? (I travel with the Satechi, but I always find myself using the USB-C extension)

 
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I gotta agree with the overall positive sentiment on this one. This actually looks pretty good, and if these go on sale as much as other battery packs it might be worth it. The Apple Watch charger cord is annoyingly short and does tend to fall off of any table I put it on, sometimes with the watch attached. Would be nice to just charge it completely wirelessly, or plugged in to something with some weight on one of my longer USB-C cables.
 

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Ok. Or you could go with an Anker PowerCore Fusion 10000 all in one charger and powerbank. Yeah it's a little larger than this solution but the built in power plug that allows it to function as a charger and a power bank at half the price are all big points to go with that instead of this. No it doesn't offer a built in power puck for the AW but those run 20 bucks or less if you don't want to use the one that came with your AW while traveling.

https://www.amazon.com/Anker-PowerCore-Portable-10000mAh-Delivery/dp/B08GKL41V4
 

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It has been a long time since I've needed to travel with a battery pack. My phone / watch last days now. I just bring cables.

Really? I have an 11 pro and series 6 watch and have to charge them at the start of every day.. whatcha doing differently?
 

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Really? I have an 11 pro and series 6 watch and have to charge them at the start of every day.. whatcha doing differently?
My AW 7 lasted almost 2 days with my usage.
My 13 Pro Max used ~25% of battery per day with my usage normally (about 50% for a travel day).

Now, I'm running an Ultra - which hits 72 hours easily and a 14 Pro Max which has slightly more usage than my 13 Pro Max does.
 

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Never buying another Belkin product again after they refused to patch a major vulnerability in their WEMO outlets that are only a few years old.

I’ve replaced them with Eve Energy outlets that are not only better because you can monitor energy usage, but they use Matter and Thread to securely connect directly through the HomePod and HomeKit with remote access via iCloud instead of having to rely on some shoddy third party implementation that may or more likely may not get patched. Way more secure and future proof, and they seem like a company that has their crap together. Their app is way better too.
 
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