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CES 2020: Mophie Unveils New 'Powerstation Go' Powerbank and Portable Jump Starter for Cars

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Mophie today unveiled its newest powerbank, the Powerstation Go, which is designed to serve as a portable jump starter for any SUV or full-sized car.

It offers up 44,000mWh of power and it comes with mini jumper cables that can come in handy when a car battery runs out of juice. There's a built-in LED flashlight, along with ports for charging other devices.


A wireless charging surface allows any Qi-based wireless device like iPhones or AirPods to charge at 5W, plus there are dual 2.4A USB-A ports and a 115V AC output port for charging laptops and other devices with up to 65W of power.

The Powerstation Go comes in multiple colors, including black, blue, rose gold, blue/purple, camo, and gold. Other features include charging indicator lights, spark proof cables, and automated safety checks.


Mophie's Powerstation Go is priced at $160, though it is currently available from HSN.com for $110, with a launch coming to the Mophie website on January 9.

Article Link: CES 2020: Mophie Unveils New 'Powerstation Go' Powerbank and Portable Jump Starter for Cars
 
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OneMike

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It looks pretty cool. Nothing to make me want to switch from the dedicated portable jump starter I have though
 

cirial

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Looks like a rebadged Halo Bolt - nothing new or special.

 

house13um

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If this prevents sparks from occurring when placing the clips on the battery terminals due to not having a closed connection from the outset, then I’m all in. I have a fear of sparks due to prior trauma, but electricity in general isn’t scary (weirdly enough), so I would definitely be interested if true!
 

nutmac

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Looks like a rebadged Halo Bolt - nothing new or special.

Halo Bolt is $250, so Mophie selling it at half the price (or limited time from HSN at $110, which is further eligible for 20% discount with HSN2020 coupon code) is not a bad deal. Assuming it works well enough anyway.
 
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PickUrPoison

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Looks like a rebadged Halo Bolt - nothing new or special.

ZAGG Brands owns both Mophie and Halo. I guess they thought they could get some mileage out of the Mophie brand name. Probably true, who’s ever heard of Halo?
 

pgr1969

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I keep this one by NOCO in the car trunk. Anybody know the maths to compare the 1000A one I have to the stated 44,000mWh of the one in the article?

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Amps vs milliwatt-hours is an apples/oranges comparison. Milliwatt-hours refers to the storage capacity (i.e. "size") of the battery while the amp rating describes how much current the device can deliver when it performs a jump start. There is not a specific formula you can use to convert between the two and they are not even necessarily proportional to one another since it is possible that one device with a lower battery capacity may be able to put out more amps than a different one with a larger battery. I looked in the .pdf manual from Mophie's website and the specs don't list an amp rating when used in jumpstart mode, but my personal opinion is that the dedicated jumpstarter you have would be better at jumpstarting than a multi-use device like the Mophie, but I could be wrong. Ultimately if either one starts your car, that's all that matters.
 
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