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  • Choiix Power Fort Backup Battery Review
  • Choiix Power Fort Backup Battery Review



    Power is a fundamental problem when using our portable devices and often dictates how often that device is used.  Talk time on your cell phone, or play time on a portable gaming console limit their effectiveness.  While the battery life is designed to accommodate the majority of scenarios between charging you always find yourself holding back to conserve the battery life or running out of power when you might need it most. 

    Choiix has created a unique product to battle this situation called the Power Fort.  In simplest terms the Power Fort is a USB battery with 10 watt hours of power available over normal USB voltage.  In this review we will be looking at the Choiix Power Fort with optional Travel Accessory Pack and outline some of its features.
    We have been using the Power Fort for a couple months now and instead of following the normal review process of unboxing, photo session, testing, and write up we decided to subject the Power Fort to an extended test in the real world.

    Before we get to that, let's take a look at Power Fort.
    Slim curve design and light weight.
    Special bypass circuit design prevents the battery from the damage.
    Powerful 1A charges 30% faster than normal USB power.
    Built-in LED flashlight for emergency.
    Battery life LED indicators.
    Up to 500 recharge times with 85% capacity remaining.
    Quick recharge less than 3.5 hours.
    Full protections built-in to avoid battery damage.
    Ultra low self-discharge battery cell function.
    Power Capacity 2700 mAh / 10Whrs
    Input Voltage 5V / 1A
    Output Voltage 5V / 1A
    Battery Type Lithium-polymer
    Recharging Time 3~4 hours
    Dimension 110 X 64 X 12 mm - 4.3 x 2.5 x 0.5 inch
    Weight  102 g (3.6 oz)
    Over Charging Protection
    Over Discharging Protection
    Over Current Protection
    Over Temperature Protection
    Short Circuit Protection