I decided to start reviewing them to give people information before making a purchase, often these cheap devices are sold with a number of features which may or may not be useful of even work at all.
So ill start off by listing the locations where you can purchase them, and the costs.
So for this experiment ran two tests, one with the unit on its own and another with an external USB Solar panel attached to assist in the charging.
Here are the links and costs to the products.
01. The first test was conducted in the following way. I put the powerbank in the sun during an overcast day for six hours facing North (10am-4pm). Then I connected it to my phone can checked to see how much charge was given.
Conclusion. The charge isn’t that much, but its enough to get you out of a sticky situation.
02. The second test was conducted in the same way as test one, but also installing the Solar panel listed above.
Conclusion: I’m impressed, 40% is decent charge levels for 6hours in the sun.
Im pleased with this product. I have tested it in the rain, I can confirm its was resistant. Its a tough product, it needs to be if its going to survive in my world.