Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD is an upgrade of the PowerCore+ 26800 with a Power Delivery (PD) USB Type C port that recharges its internal battery three times faster.
While the earlier model charges in about 11 hours, this updated PD model charges in about 4.5 hours. With a built in USB Type C port that can supply up to 30W and a backup capacity of 26800 mAh, the Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD can comfortably charge your USB Type C laptops.
Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD Key Specs & Features
- One 30W USB Type C Input / output port (Power Delivery support)
- Fully Charges in about 4.5 hours (with included USB Type C wall charger)
- Two USB 5V / 3V output ports (PowerIQ fast charging Tech)
- Best Portable Charger for the Nintendo Switch
- 26800 mAh Capacity
- Fast Charging Support
- Stops charging when battery is full
- Stops when battery needs charging
- 180 × 80 × 24 mm Dimension
- 590 g weight
The major difference between the Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD and the earlier version is that it offers a USB Type C port. The USB Type C port is both an input and output port. You use it to recharge the portable power bank charger or you can use it to charge your USB Type C compatible devices.
As an input port, the USB Type C port can supply up to 27 watts using the included USB Type C wall charger. This fully recharges the Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD in an impressive time of about four and a half hours. This is a lot less than the standard Anker PowerCore+ 26800 that needs about 11 hours to charge. This also beats the 6 hours charge time of the Anker PowerCore II 20000 with dual-input and a smaller 20,000 mAh capacity.
The USB Type C port charges the Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD, but is also an output port for charging your USB Type C compatible devices. However, you will need to press the LED power wheel before connecting the device to activate the output feature.
As an output port, it can supply up to 30W for charging of your laptop including the latest MacBook Pro with touchbar. A couple of users have also found it handy with recharging the Nintendo Switch.
Aside, the USB Type C port, the Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD also has two standard USB output ports rated at 5 volts / 3 Amps. The portable charger uses Anker’s proprietary PowerIQ to sense the optimal current required to charge the connected mobile device and supply just that for the fastest possible charging time.
Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD features the same premium design of the earlier model right down to the matte finish and LED power wheel.
Pricing and Availability
Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD is available at leading online stores in your country. You buy the portable charger for $79.99 or 109.99 (with Anker 27W USB Type C Wall charger) in the United States. When available, Anker PowerCore+ 26800 price in Nigeria should range from 35,000 Naira to 50,000 Naira.
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