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Smatree 10000 mAh GoPro Power Bank for Hero 5/6 Black

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In this post, we are taking a closer look at the GoPro Charger and power bank from Smatree. This unique power bank has 2 charging bays for the Hero 5 Black and Hero 6 Black batteries. On the other end, it has a normal USB port that can be used as a more traditional power bank for charging your smartphone or even your GoPro Fusion. What I really like about the Smatree power bank is that it is an all in one solution. Normally if I was packing my backpack for a photo hiking trip I would pack a power bank and I would also have to pack some sort of GoPro charger with all the corresponding charging cables. With the Smatree GoPro power bank and charger, I need only pack one thing.

The Smatree GoPro power bank allows you to charge 2 Hero 5/6 batteries simultaneously in about 2 hours or under. This allows you to keep shooting longer without having to worry about running out of battery power. 10000 mAh allows you to charge your GoPro batteries about 7 to 8 times.

CONS: There are a few things that I don’t like about the Smatree GoPro Power Bank and they are pretty minor. The first issue is more cosmetic. It has a very shiny gloss finish and gets smudged and covered in fingerprints very easily. Not a big issue, but I seem to be forever polishing the unit. The second issue I have found is the battery compartment door can be difficult to close and even more difficult to open when batteries are mounted inside, it’s a very tight fit for the batteries.

All in all its a handy little charger/power bank and it has earned a spot in my camera bag and made it to my list of top 5 must have GoPro accessories for 2018.

Smatree 10000 GoPro Charger: http://amzn.to/2DZSOge

 

The door opens on the unit to reveal 2 charging bays for Hero 5 Black or Hero 6 Black batteries.

 

The other end has a micro USB port for charging the unit and a traditional USB port for charge other devices such as a smartphone or even a GoPro Fusion.

 

You can charge 2 GoPro Hero 5/6 Black batteries simultaneously in under 2 hours.

 

 

High gloss finish looks sharp but is prone to smudges and fingerprints.

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