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[REVIEW] dodocool solar charger w/ 10,000 mAh power bank w/ 15% off code

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JWhipple

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Jul 16, 2008
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Melbourne, FL
NOTE: I received this product in exchange for a fair and honest review. I am in not affiliated with the manufacturer/seller of this product.

I do a lot of travel from one end of the county to the other for work. Because of this, I don't have a real 'office' other than my car, and my cell phone is the only real way to reach me - whether it's a call or via email!

I've tried power banks - they only last so long, even a 20,000 mAh power bank! That's where this product fits in nicely - the dodocool solar charger w/ 10,000 mAh power bank!

I've had the product for roughly a week now putting through it's paces and I've got to say that I'm impressed!

It's in a nice nylon case, which folds up for storage and protects the solar panels. The dual USB ports are inside of a zipper pouch, which also houses a 4 LED charge indicator. There's also some metal eyelets in the case that let you tie it to your backpack and a built-in "kickstand" to prop the unit up facing the sun.

I was able to get two 100% charges on my S7 edge which I intentionally ran dead twice for the tests, and then was able to charge my phone the next day without charging the power bank back up just by placing the unfolded charger onto the dash board of my car and running the USB to my phone. After I took the phone off the charger the power bank filled back up and I put it away for safe keeping.

Another test - I was able to charge my 20,000 mAh power bank by hooking it up to this solar charger - that's 3x the stored power now!

Another advantage to solar - I live in Florida - hurricane central! If power goes out I still have a way to get a charge on my phone!

Here's a link to all the photos I took during the unboxing, showing the unit from all angles and how well it was packaged:

Google Photos Shared Album

Pros:
No batteries needed!
It's solar!
It's lightweight!
10,000 mAh of power!
It gives charging priority to connected devices over the built-in power bank!

Cons:
It can only be charged via solar. That's the only complaint - it would have been nice to be able to charge the built-in power bank via a USB charger at home so I start off with a full charge, but the ability to just put it on the dash of my car while I'm driving really offsets that con.

Here's the Amazon link to the product, along with a 15% off code.

https://www.amazon.com/dodocool-External-Portable-Foldable-10000mAh/dp/B01G8QACLG/ref=sr_1_31?m=AFUJM8UR8X25D&s=merchant-items&ie=UTF8&qid=1468997155&sr=1-31
15%OFF
CODE: 25ZW7E5F
 
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