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Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

  • Designed for the iPad and Smartphones.
  • 5 Volt
  • 2.1 A
  • Featuring 4800 mAh of battery capacity, the battery provides users with an additional 5 to 10 hours of use on iPad and smartphone.
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The Targus Backup Battery for Smartphones features a 5.0 V, 1.0 A output, perfect for anyone in need of extra power. Featuring 2000 mAh of battery capacity, users can triple the talk time of their Smartphone. Just connect the backup battery to any Smartphone to recharge and continue calling, gaming, or surfing the web. The backup battery can be recharged from any standard USB port and is compatible with the Targus USB Fast Charger for rapid charging. Featuring a 4 level LED battery indicator, users are never left without power. Thin and compact, the backup battery can be easily packed away into luggage for easy travel.


Learn more about the Targus APB27US

General

Brand
Targus
Model
APB27US
Type
Portable Battery
Color
Black

Compatibility

Compatible Phone Manufacturer
Universal
Compatible Phone Model
Designed for the iPad and Smartphones.

Specification

Capacity
4800 mAh
Volt
5 Volt
Amp
2.1 A

Feature

Features
Featuring 4800 mAh of battery capacity, the battery provides users with an additional 5 to 10 hours of use on iPad and can fully charge a Smartphone 3 to 5 times on a single charge.

The battery features a 4 level LED battery level indicator so users are never left without power.

The thin and compact size is portable and can be easily packed away into luggage for easy travel.

Dimensions

Dimension
2.65" x 4.40" x 0.65"
Weight
10.24 oz.

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): Lifetime


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  • Ricardo C.
  • 9/10/2014 2:40:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPretty awesome!

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: -Light weight and portable
-Fast charging with 2.1A output
-4 Level indicator LED
-Good capacity

Cons: -It would be cool if it had an LED flashlight built in it but not a deal breaker for me.
-No other that I can think of

Other Thoughts: Original price is $59.99 I think but I got it during flash sale for $10 so total deal!

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  • Arnold W.
  • 8/5/2014 8:39:59 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBlew up my USB Port

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: low price when on sale

Cons: almost bricked my $400 smart phone, buy using this to charge up the battery. The usb port will no longer accept a charge, luckily I can still use conductive charging on my nexus, otherwise I'd have a brick. So maybe it wasn't such a bargain.

Other Thoughts: not impressed

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  • Rob C.
  • 8/3/2014 10:24:17 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWas cool, until it stopped working

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: It was pretty good at giving my iPhone a couple of refills on the battery charge before needing to be charged itself.

Cons: The USB port died about 1 month and 1 week after owning.

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  • Alan J.
  • 6/13/2014 3:19:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood MaH, Great Price

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: Reasonable size, decent MaH for the cost. Price was right with coupon code. Bought an extra for a friend.

Cons: No built in light. Not that I care.

Other Thoughts: These types of power banks are handy for running all sorts of 5 volt stuff when you're out and about.

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  • Alan J.
  • 6/13/2014 3:15:11 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Deal

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: Right price, quick free shipping.

Cons: None that I can see.

Other Thoughts: All newer external optical drives are about the same size and spec. This one supports M-Disc for archival BU.
I am doing some major backup in preparation for switching to an SSD. Thinking that M-Disc might be useful. Also planning on getting an Ultrabook type laptop for travel, this should be handy for installs from CD's.

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  • Shawn C.
  • 6/1/2014 3:09:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsYay it charges!

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: It does what it's suppose to.
It has a LED to show the amount of charge left on the battery.

Cons: Charge time is long.

Other Thoughts: Tried to register my product and seems impossible.

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  • James K.
  • 5/31/2014 2:45:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSo far, so great

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: Reasonably compact, branded (Targus) - made in China but at least you have a company name rather than the no name junk that works for 5 minutes before breaking and you have no recourse - seems to charge my phone quite quickly - 4800mh is probably needed, as phone batteries themselves may average, like mine, around 2200mh to charge

Cons: Puts out actually 1mh as far as I can tell, which is just fine as that's appropriate for my phone, but makes me wonder whether it would fully and quickly charge something like an ipad or other tablet. Haven't had enough experience to tell how well it will last, comes with only usb2 to mico usb cable - you'll have to get other adapters you might need on your own

Other Thoughts: So far, I'm quite satisfied

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  • Salim Q.
  • 5/21/2014 9:01:11 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks well

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: Works well, no fuss, simple and well constructed, on sale often.

Cons: Don't be a sucker like me. Buy it when it's on special for as little as ten bucks.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/5/2014 6:24:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsI'ts okay

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: Charges my phone to 100% with 2 LED indicators left after charging

Cons: It doesnt charge my phone 3-5 times in one full charge(the box says it can charhe your smartphone 3 to 5 charges when fully charged)

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  • Joseph M.
  • 1/3/2014 6:51:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsIssue with cable

This review is from: Targus APB27US 4800mAh External Battery Power Bank for Smartphones, Tablets, and other USB Mobile Devices

Pros: Small, good price

Cons: The provided USB cable did not work. I could not charge the battery or charge my phone with the battery. Worked fine when I used another cable.

Other Thoughts: After I figured out the issue with the cable, the battery does what it is supposed to do.

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