Recently, Tesla announced not one, not two, but rather three separate products. However, the third product received much less fanfare compared to the other two. For that matter, interested individuals can buy it now instead of having to wait for a release date sometime in the future, which should come as welcome news to those who are prepared to start searching for their wallets in an instant. As for what this third product might be, well, it is useful to mention at this point that it is called the PowerBank.
What Do We Know about the PowerBank?
Like its name suggests, the PowerBank is a mobile battery pack that can be used to charge smartphones as well as other mobile devices, which should provide useful for people who make extensive use of such while they are out and about. Each example comes with a USB, a micro USB, and a Lightning cable that have been built into it, meaning that its users can just use those options instead of having to bring separate cords with them while they are out and about.
Furthermore, each example comes with a single 18650 cell, which is the same sort of lithium-ion cell that sees use in pre-Model 3 Teslas, though it should be noted that the cars come with thousands and thousands of the cells inside of them instead. Regardless, the fact that each PowerBank comes with a single 18650 cell means that it has a capacity of 3350mAh as well as an output of 5V/1.5A, meaning that it will suffice for charging most smartphones once but not much more than that. Something that might come as a disappointment to those who would prefer their mobile battery packs to have more power to them.
Appearance-wise, the PowerBank should be rather attractive to people who are fans of Tesla. After all, it has been made to look like the supercharger monument that can be found at Tesla’s main office in the state of California. As a result, it is no exaggeration to say that the PowerBank possess a fair amount of aesthetic value, provided that the person who receives it is the sort of person who would appreciate it.
Is the PowerBank Worth It?
With that said, it must be said here that the PowerBank is priced at $45. For some people, this might be less than what they were expecting. After all, the Tesla name possesses a fair amount of marketing power, which is the sort of thing that translates into a higher price under normal circumstances. However, for people who are less impressed by the Tesla name, this might be a bit too much for them. Simply put, the PowerBank is no stand-out when it comes to other mobile battery packs, meaning that the higher cost won’t mean better performance for the user. As a result, those who don’t particularly care about the brand of the mobile battery pack that they use might want to search for a less expensive option with better capabilities, which should be more than doable at around this time of year.
Still, the brand is something that matters a great deal to a lot of people looking at a lot of products. As a result, those who are nonetheless interested in Tesla’s PowerBank should not hesitate to head on over to Tesla’s website, where they should be able to find more information about the mobile battery pack that they use to make a final decision on the matter. Whether they are Tesla fans or they are planning to buy something for a Tesla fan, the PowerBank should soothe their interest in new Tesla products while providing them with a practical function in the process.
What Else Is Tesla Doing?
Of course, the PowerBank is far from being the sole Tesla product out there. Those who are interested can find all of the information that they want by checking out Tesla’s website. Furthermore, they should know that new Tesla products are on their way, with one being an electric semi-truck and the other being an electric sports car. However, these new Tesla products won’t be available until some time in the future, meaning that for the time being, interested individuals will have to satisfy themselves with the PowerBank as well as other Tesla products that are currently available.