This Apollo power bank would top up in 20 minutes, fast-charge the iPhone X


Not only is lugging around a huge power bank a chore, but the time it takes for them to recharge is also pretty significant. What if we had a smaller external battery pack that we could recharge faster more often, and it could bring our iPhone X or Galaxy S8 to 50% battery in 30 minutes? 

Meet Apollo, the world's first portable power bank that is using graphene-based composite packs, supplied by CellsX. It is certified as USB-C Power Delivery gear both on the input and output ports, so it can be recharged with a USB-C 60W adapter, or charge gadgets with 40W, meaning that it can bring your iPhone X or 8 Plus to full charge in about hour and a half, instead of the usual three

When you juice them about two times, all it takes is a 60W adapter to recharge the Apollo bank to full in 20 minutes, and you'll be good for another weekend of hiking away from the plug. Apollo's Kickstarter project got funded immediately, and early backers can have the graphene power bank shipped to them for $59 some time in the spring. Any takers?

source: Apollo & CellsX

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6 Comments

1. burkett375

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 19, 2017

Got burned on kickstarter enough...i'll wait for production.

2. cmdacos

Posts: 4099; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Never use portable power bricks. Just don't have a need.

3. sissy246

Posts: 7066; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Yep agree I get a good 8 1/2 to 9 1/2 hours SOT with my note 8, just depends on what I am doing. No need for a portable battery pack.

6. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Don't use them for regular days, but they are amazing for travelling e.g. -For 10-20+hr flights -Or for if the hostel doesn't have a plug by your bunk bed

4. lyndon420

Posts: 6725; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Nice to see the graphene tech is finally reaching consumers. So much more efficient and safer than current options. I'm betting the richest company in the world will be among the last to incorporate this new tech into their products.

5. tokuzumi

Posts: 1865; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

60 watt adapter? That's a pretty serious charger.

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