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Get a 15,000-mAh Mophie power bank for $17

This fabric-covered, dual-port power bank doesn't have a lot of bells and whistles, but it does bring the power.


Everyone needs at least one power bank to recharge their various phones and tablets. The good news is that power banks are virtually commodities; it's easy to find inexpensive chargers in every conceivable shape, size and capacity, often with cool extra features built in. But if you're looking for a solid, dependable, and high-capacity model, look over here. The 15,000-mAh Mophie Powerstation XL is currently on sale for $16.79 when you use the exclusive discount code CNET33OFF at checkout.

Mophie is a premium brand, and Mophie power banks usually carry a premium price. This one, for example, lists for $60 and is selling on Amazon right now for $28, which means this deal nets you 40% off the current price, putting it in the same ballpark and a lot of no-brand power banks.

This fabric-covered battery has both USB-A and USB-C ports, and you can use them to charge two devices simultaneously. (The USB-C port is also used for charging the battery.) There's a USB-C cable included in the box as well.

There's not a lot else going on here. I hope you like your power bank finished in gray fabric, because that's your only option. You do get a four-LED battery status indicator, but no flashlight, integrated cabling, or solar cells. But $17 for 15,000-mAh isn't bad, especially when the battery has the Mophie name on it.

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