Featured Review: Aukey Home & Travel USB Wall Charger Adapter

August 24, 2015 - Written By John Anon

Keeping your battery charged and ready to go, seems to be more important than ever. Our smartphones are increasingly becoming a more integrated part of our lives and being without them, even for a short time, can be an issue for many. If you are a frequent traveler than you will be more than aware of the importance of keeping your phone juiced. Now that your phone can act as a boarding pass, can be the only source for your hotel and travel information and even be the GPS unit which gets you to your end destination, having a smartphone with enough power is essential.

Of course, you can always take advantage of the wealth of power banks that are available to buy, but there is nothing quite like arriving at the hotel and plugging your smartphone into the wall. The only issue with this though, is as well as packing all your other necessities, you have to pack various chargers too. Not to mention, if you have more than one portable device, then quite often you are torn between having to either bring more than one power plug or make do charging one device a time.

Well, Aukey make a ton of charging solution products and one of them is their Home & Travel USB Wall Charger Adapter. As the name suggests, this is a travel charger which would make an ideal accessory for anyone who is often away from home. Part of the reason why it is so ideal is due to its size. In fact, according to Aukey, this is the world’s smallest USB wall charger and in reality, this is probably quite close to the truth. The charger is extremely small compared to other wall adapters, measuring 1.4 x 1.2 x 1.2 inches. Which is even more impressive when you consider that it houses two USB ports. Therefore, as well as being ultra compact, it offers the ability to charge more than one device at a time. Each port is rated at 2.4A ensuring that both of your devices receive a high-current charge at the same time.

As well as being ultra small, it is ultra light too, weighing only 47g. While adding to its portable nature, the connecting prongs are also foldable. So when you are hitting the road or the next flight, you can simply fold the prongs down and throw the small cube into your case or bag.

While ensuring your electronic goods do charge quickly, it is important to ensure they charge safely too. With that in mind and in spite of its small size, this adapter does come equipped with various safety measure incorporated, to ensure your devices charge safely as well as quickly. In fact, with its small size, 2.4A per USB port output and dual-charging nature, this is not only an ideal solution for travelling, but an ideal solution for the home too. Offering the ability to downsize the number of plugs you use and space they occupy. For those interested, the Aukey Home & Travel USB Wall Charger Adapter is available on Amazon for $11.99 and is seriously a good option for those looking to travel or just save space at home.