20 Nov Tesla Launches a $45 Power bank to charge your gadgets
Electric car maker Tesla has released a Tesla Power bank that can charge Android or iPhone on the go. Tesla fans are excited about the new vehicles last week, but it also introduced a new power bank that did not get any stage time during the launch event. The price for device is $45 and comes with USB, micro USB, and Apple lightning support
All you need to know about the Tesla Power bank
The 3,350mAh Tesla Power bank costs $45. The company said they modeled it after its Supercharger monument at the Tesla Design Studio. Tesla fans will quickly recognize that it follows the EV maker’s design philosophy. The power bank comes with micro USB, USB, and Apple’s Lightning connections. It means the iPhone and iPad users will not have to carry a Lightning-to-USB cable to charge their devices.
Size of The Tesla Power bank 108 x 30.5 x 23.3mm. Tesla says it has a single 18,650 cell with 3,350mAh capacity. It’s the same cell like in the Model S and Model X electric vehicles. Of course, the cars pack about 7,000 of these cells rather than just one, to offer a long range. Tesla also sells a Desktop Supercharger that costs $45 and involves a USB port.
Tesla Power bank’s $45 price tag is much higher than other similar power banks. But Tesla fans would be interested in it because of its design. There are many other power banks with similar specs that are considerably lower. It may seem a bit strange that an electric vehicle maker Tesla is selling power banks for Android and iOS smartphones. But the company also has a multi-billion-dollar Gigafactory to make batteries.
The Elon Musk -CEO of the company- also offers Powerwall energy storage solutions for homes and businesses. Powerwall and solar will meet all of your home’s energy needs. The Powerwall systems come in 7kWh and 10kWh options. When the grid goes down, solar energy will continue to power your home and charge your Powerwall