Nowadays in this high-tech world, batteries are becoming a lot more important for energizing gadgets so buying a battery charger makes sense cheaply long term. Apple’s first battery charger, the Apple Battery Charger has been quite a talking point amongst tech enthusiasts, most notably for its compact, minimalistic design and low standby power usage. In this review, we’ll take a better go into the most important features of this charger.
As you’d expect from an Apple gizmo, the design is sleek and Apple charger compact so you’ll have no worries fitting the charger onto a power rob like once in a while occurs with many other chargers because of the bulkier design. To keep in accordance with its minimalistic design, one small light is found at the top of the device giving you indication of the charging status.
A handy aspect that produces this charger an excellent option for travel is that the AC plug is extrenal so it can be replaced with various different connects which allow you to use the charger in a variety of countries.
One of the biggest selling points of this charger is its low power draw. This means that after the charging cycle has completed, the charger reduces its power consumption to just 30 milliwatts. The average battery charger has a consumption of 315 milliwatts, and this is quite a difference.
Consist of the charger are 6 quality AA NiMH batteries. These are ideal if you have an Apple iMac so you have batteries at the ready for your wireless accessories. The batteries seem to be rebranded eneloop cells, which are the best in the market for performance and reliability. Furthermore, they have a low self-discharge rate so can be extended lasting.
The charger supports to 2 AA cells, but fortunately you can charge cells individually if you want to so you’re not limited to charging cells in pairs. Charging times are acceptable. A full charge of 2 cells takes around 5 hours.
Apple got the design of this charger just right. It’s beautifully designed, highly portable and versatile so if you’re after having a travel charger this is a alternative. Although this charger lacks some of the advanced features which similarly priced chargers offer, it has all the basics which are necessary for charging AA cells. Plus the introduction of 6 common NiMH batteries is more than what almost every other battery chargers when it reaches this cost provide. If you need a compact and functional charger, this small charger from Apple is a wonderful choice.