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Popular charging accessory company Anker today is announcing two new charging solutions, starting with the new Anker 736 Charger, also known as the Nano II 100W. The Anker 736 features 100 watts of total charging power and is equipped with two USB-C ports and a USB-A port to allow for charging three devices simultaneously.

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Anker says the 736 is the world's smallest 100-watt GaN wall charger that doesn't compromise on charging power, and it features PowerIQ 3.0 technology for optimized charging. GaN II technology delivers double the operating frequency of traditional GaN, along with an updated stacked design and an upgraded circuit board for maximum efficiency.

The Anker 736 will be priced at $79 and will be available starting in March.

Anker's second product announcement for CES is the Anker 535 Portable Power Station, also known as the PowerHouse 512Wh. As the name suggests, this is a rather large portable power station with a multiple of ports for powering all sorts of devices while camping, during power outages, and in other scenarios where you need to power a lot of devices while off the grid.

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The power station features four AC outlets supporting up to 500 watts total, as well as a 60-watt USB-C port, three USB-A ports, one DC/cigarette lighter output port, and a light bar to help illuminate your surroundings. The unit can be charged from 0 to 80% in under two and a half hours.

The Anker 535 is priced at $499 and is available starting today.

Beyond those two charging solutions, Anker has several other product announcements today under its other brands.

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The first is the AnkerWork B600 Video Bar, an all-in-one package that integrates a video camera, speakers, microphone array, and dimmable key light for video conferencing. The camera supports 2K video at 30 fps with auto focus and image enhancements, while AI-powered "VoiceRadar" technology helps provide clear audio in noisy environments. The B600 launches on January 25 and is priced at $219.99.

Anker's eufy brand has a couple of smart home product announcements although they aren't compatible with Apple's HomeKit ecosystem. The first is the eufy Security Video Doorbell Dual, featuring a top 2K camera to capture the face and body of visitors and a 1080p bottom camera to monitor packages left at your doorstep.

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Detection features include AI-powered family recognition and package detection, as well as dual motion detection to help reduce false alerts. With a Homebase 2 providing 16GB of local storage, there's no monthly fee required for storing recorded video. The video doorbell is priced at $259.99 and launches on February 8.

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The second eufy announcement is the Security Garage-Control Cam, which offers not only remote control garage door access but also includes a camera to monitor what's going on in your garage in real time with 32GB of local storage. It will launch in March and will be available in two versions, the $99 standard version with a 1080p camera and control for a single garage door and a $129 "Plus" version with a 2K camera and two-door control.

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Finally, Anker's Nebula brand is introducing a new video projector, the Cosmos Laser 4K. Priced at $2,199, it offers 4K resolution and 2,400 lumens of brightness and runs Android TV 10.0. It features 30-watt speakers with Dolby Audio, while it includes a convenient carry handle and sets up in just seconds with automatic gridless keystone correction and seamless autofocus. The Cosmos Laser 4K will be available as a Kickstarter project on January 11 and will begin shipping in March.

Article Link: CES 2022: Anker Introduces New Charging Solutions, Smart Home Accessories, and More
 

Mizouse

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I’m interested in the Anker 736, looks like something I’ve wanted. Dual USBC with a USBA port for my older stuff.

I wonder if the full 100w will be available to a single port or if it’s shared among all of them.
 
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Michael Scrip

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Anker 736... I wonder if the full 100w will be available to a single port or if it’s shared among all of them.

Here's the product description for the 65W version of the charger:

"Connect a single device to get a 65W max charge—that’s enough to power up a 2020 MacBook Pro 13″ at full speed. And when you connect three devices, power will be distributed efficiently between ports to ensure you get the best charge."

I would assume it's the same for the 100W version.

One port... all the power.

Two or three ports... split between them.

I, too, have my eye on the Anker 736... even though I already have enough chargers...

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Think|Different

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Very sad Eufy has abandoned Homekit in favor of selling their own services, etc. Our cams are great and we were hoping for more, newer options.
 

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Here's the product description for the 65W version of the charger:

"Connect a single device to get a 65W max charge—that’s enough to power up a 2020 MacBook Pro 13″ at full speed. And when you connect three devices, power will be distributed efficiently between ports to ensure you get the best charge."

I would assume it's the same for the 100W version.

One port... all the power.

Two or three ports... split between them.

I, too, have my eye on the Anker 736... even though I already have enough chargers...

:p
I'm sure the power is split between ports when multiple ports are in use, but this still seems quite useful. Sounds like it could handle a 16" MBP, an iPhone, and an iPad at the same time, which is pretty great.
 
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ignatius345

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The Cosmos Laser 4K will be available as a Kickstarter project on January 11 and will begin shipping in March.
What's with established companies asking for payment up front these days? At the risk of sounding old-fashioned, maybe they should, you know, build and ship the damn thing before they try to stick their hand in people's pockets.
 
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Shin-Ra

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I still think the ‘standard’ USB power supply with port(s) on the front is poorly designed.

Add the length of a USB plug plus a bit of cable to the depth of the power supply and it probably protrudes a good 10cm (4inches) from the wall. This is unsightly, a trip/leverage hazard or difficult to arrange furniture around.

Apple’s UK 20W USB-C power supply with the port underneath is far more elegant. In regions like the US where wall outlets are often stacked vertically, the regional design should have USB ports on the side(s).

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macizcool

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Is there a way to get any kind of fast charging out of the USB-A port? Could I plug in my iPhone 13 Pro and get decent charging speeds?
 

TallManNY

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That 2 USB-C 1 USB-A setup is exactly what I need. Take my money.
Yep. I want to transition to USB-C, but don't want to buy too many new cables and I know I won't get everything to switch off of USB-A. This is a great solution. I could even run a PC laptop off of that little cube. Could be the one charging cube I take for travel, leaving my PC laptop power brick and iPad charger behind.

I really like all Anker stuff.
 
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twistedpixel8

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Since Anker has abandon HomeKit I am looking at other brands for cameras and doorbells.
Their hardware is truly excellent but lack of HomeKit is a dealbreaker for me. Really disappointed in them for promising HK support and then abandoning it.
 

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I'm looking for a multi-port charger that can accommodate these devices at these output.
  • 140W USB-C - MBP 16"
  • 30W USB-C - iPhone Pro Max
  • 30W USB-C - iPad Pro
  • 12W USB-A - AirPods
  • 12W USB-A - Watch
Total output 224W

If any brand made a charger that's 2.25x the volume of the Anker chargers with that configuration then I'm good with that.

What came nearest to that want is this below

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But my concern is that the power output results in slow charging for the above mentioned devices when all ports are used at the same time.

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After taxes, shipping & handling I get this UGreen for $49 vs the Amazon price of $80?
 
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twistedpixel8

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I still think the ‘standard’ USB power supply with port(s) on the front is poorly designed.

Add the length of a USB plug plus a bit of cable to the depth of the power supply and it probably protrudes a good 10cm (4inches) from the wall. This is unsightly, a trip/leverage hazard or difficult to arrange furniture around.

Apple’s UK 20W USB-C power supply with the port underneath is far more elegant. In regions like the US where wall outlets are often stacked vertically, the regional design should have USB ports on the side(s).

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The current gen of Apple’s are fantastic (the flip out ones). The previous ones were awful in the UK though as they were so slim it was almost impossible to pull them out of sockets - particularly if they were in an extension strip and between other larger plugs!
 
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