Mophie, makers of all things power-related (opens in new tab), today announced an update to its powerstation line bringing USB-C to its portable battery packs. Available in four sizes — powerstation, powerstation mini, powerstation XL, and powerstation XXL — each features a dual-purpose USB-C that functions for both input and output, as well as additional USB-A ports for juicing up additional devices.
The updated Mophie powerstation line has a fabric finish that looks pretty smart but also means that it protects against scuffs if the battery is stowed with your other tech. The devices come in a few different colors including black, gray, navy, hot pink and light blue, and range from 5,000mAh capacity to a whopping 20,000mAh for the XXL. That's enough to give you an additional 73 hours of usage on your device, according to Mophie. Prices start at $34.95.
Robert Johnson, general manager for Mophie, said:
Get the juice
Equipped with USB-C input and output, as well as traditional USB-A, Mophie's powerstation battery packs can charge up all of your devices.
USB-C has been available on some of mophie's high-end battery products (opens in new tab) before, but the technology has spread across the lineup today as the world moves more toward an increasingly USB-C-shaped future. Mophie has also release versions of its powerstation batteries with built-in Lighting ports (opens in new tab) for easy recharging via a Lightning cable.
Apple has moved its iPad Pro and portable Mac lines to USB-C and other devices may follow suit in the future. It has also been possible to fast charge iPhone models since the iPhone 8 with the right USB-C to Lightning cable (opens in new tab) and USB-C power adapter.
Mophie's new powerstation devices are available to order today.
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