RAVPower products quality


sparksd

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I have several RAVPower products, including backup batteries, charger, & FileHubs and have been real happy with all of them after years of use. Good quality.
 

lyceumHQ

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I had a rav power wireless charger, my phone would go on and off charge, which never happened with me other charger (can't remember the brand), I emailed their customer support three times, go no reply. So ended up going to amazon for a refund.
 

TheIntruder

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Ravpower has been around as long as Anker has been, since 2011. They were the first two brands to attempt to elevate the business of selling mundane tech accessories on Amazon.

But is there a particular reason why you want a wireless powerbank?

The battery cells in that charger may hold 10400 mAh, but, being generous, take at least 20% off that actually reaching your device -- with a wired connection -- due to conversion losses.

Add the inefficiency from inductive charging on top of that, and even more potential is lost.

At least they're honest about that in their marketing, which states that it can charge an iPhone X (2716mAh) 1.8x wirelessly and 2.7x wired. That's losing 53% and 30% respectively, more than half of the battery's potential when using the wireless pad.

Personally, I find that a waste, and if I wanted to charge more than one device simultaneously, I'd find a powerbank with dual ports.

Not to mention a wired connection will be faster than wireless, which may be important when on the go.

Something to consider...
 
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hubieonekanubie

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Hi!

Currently, I have an iPhone X phone.
I've been seeing the ravpower products many times during the viewing of the accessories.
My question would be, what is the quality of the products?

I would like to buy this charger if everyone says it has excellent quality.

https://www.ravpower.com/p/ravpower-10400mah-wireless-portable-charger.html


Can you recommend another wireless power bank?

thank you
I have had one since they first came out and it’s been great. Fast charges the X. It does feel lighter than you would think but it’s to dissipate heat from wireless charging. I’d highly recommend it.
 

premierpark

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Ravpower has been around as long as Anker has been, since 2011. They were the first two brands to attempt to elevate the business of selling mundane tech accessories on Amazon.

But is there a particular reason why you want a wireless powerbank?

The battery cells in that charger may hold 10400 mAh, but, being generous, take at least 20% off that actually reaching your device -- with a wired connection -- due to conversion losses.

Add the inefficiency from inductive charging on top of that, and even more potential is lost.

At least they're honest about that in their marketing, which states that it can charge an iPhone X (2716mAh) 1.8x wirelessly and 2.7x wired. That's losing 53% and 30% respectively, more than half of the battery's potential when using the wireless pad.

Personally, I find that a waste, and if I wanted to charge more than one device simultaneously, I'd find a powerbank with dual ports.

Not to mention a wired connection will be faster than wireless, which may be important when on the go.

Something to consider...
The main reason why I want a wireless charger is not to take my cable with me all the time. I just take it out of the bag, put it on the table, put the phone on it, and it's already charging. You don't have to get caught with cables. If you say that wireless power banks are not good, then I will continue to cable. I'd spend every night, so I would only use it during the day.
 

TheIntruder

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No, you're absolutely free to choose whatever kind of charger you prefer.

I only wanted to point out one of the lesser known characteristics of power banks, and how they can be compromised even further by wireless charging.
 

premierpark

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No, you're absolutely free to choose whatever kind of charger you prefer.

I only wanted to point out one of the lesser known characteristics of power banks, and how they can be compromised even further by wireless charging.
OK! thank you very much. I would try a wireless, but I don't know which product or brand. not really use anyone like that.