[REVIEW] Suaoki 4-in-1 Handheld Led Rechargeable Flashlight Torch Light 5000mAh Portable Battery

I have bought this about a month ago and had plenty of time to try it out. The torch comes nicely packaged in the usual brown Suaoki cardboard box.

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Inside you’ll find the following:

– the torch
– a usb cable
– a quick guide

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I’ve charged the torch for about 4 hours the first time I used it and this charge lasted me for about 1 week (used every night while walking the dog). I have to admit I have only used it a s a torch, and WOW what a torch this is… it lights up like a lighthouse… to power it on you have to press the button for about 3 seconds and then pushing the button again, the light seems to increase in intensity and power, and after 3 clicks goes into what I think is a SOS mode.

I haven’t used the USB charging yet, but it should work without any issues.

The torch also has a survival hammer at one end, which as far as I can tell is similar to what firemen and rescue personnel use to break glass in case of emergencies. Didn’t get to try it yet, but it’s good to know I have one.

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The torch now stays fully charged in my car ready for any sort of emergency.

Buy the Suaoki Torch form Amazon.co.uk today.

[REVIEW] Hands on with the AVANTEK 20000mAh Dual-Port External Battery Pack

Avantek UK has been kind enough to send this power bank, for a review. This is not by any means a biased review.

Avantek UK are a Hong Kong based company that distributes it’s products through Amazon, both in the UK and the US.

The first time I saw the box, before actually opening it, I thought : “Wow, this thing is too bulky !!!”.

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But after opening a very nice box, I was pleasantly surprised to see that the battery, it’s about the size of a laptop battery.

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The Avantek 20000 mAh battery pack’s build is really impressive. Considering the high capacity and low price, it would be easy for one to assume that build quality is where Avantek would’ve cut corners, but that really isn’t the case.

The battery has a very nice gloss white finish, which really feels great in the hands. The whole unit looks very solid, premium and well built.

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I have used the battery pack for a week almost every day. I’ve charged it overnight with the provided charger a week ago and have used it, as I already said for a week and the blue led indicator still shows I have 25% left of juice. I have used it to keep my charge on my phone (OnePlus One) and on my tablet (HP Touchpad). The power bank just works.

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To use it, you only have to plug in a USB cable, one end to the power bank and the other to your phone/other device. Depending on how much juice is left in the power bank and the device that is to be charged, the power bank will start sending current to charge your connected 1 or 2 devices at the same time. I thought the battery will get warm while in use, but even with both my phone and my tablet connected the battery was still cold to the touch.

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This 20000 mAh power bank costs less than £35, which I think it’s great value for money. For the price you’ll manage to keep your chosen device(s) powered for a week, and this is quite a feat, considering most devices don’t last a day.

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Head over to Avantek’s Amazon shop to get one today.

[5V/2A Adapter Fast Charge] AVANTEK 20000mAh Dual-Port 4.8A Output External Battery Pack Portable Backup USB Charger Power Bank with Smart Charging Circuit & White LED Flashlight for iPhone 6 Plus 5S 5C 5 4S, iPad Air mini, Samsung Galaxy S5 S4 S3 Note 4 3 2 Tab 4 3 2 Pro, HTC One, Google Nexus, Nokia Lumia and Other Cell Phones, Android Smartphones & Tablets