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PowerCore Fusion Power Delivery Introduction

PowerCore Fusion Power Delivery

Titles introduce a 3D-rendered portable battery and wall charger.

They collide into an explosion of blue powder with ‘2-in-1’ text.

The Anker logo shines across the screen.

Fast cuts of PowerCore Fusion’s details appear.

The top port is shown to output 30W, with the bottom port at 15W.

PowerCore Fusion is shown in ‘Wall Charger Mode’ simultaneously charging a tablet and laptop.

After being removed from the wall and having its plug folded away, PowerCore Fusion is shown outside being plugged into a phone.

Text reads ‘Portable Charger Mode’.

A view of PowerCore Fusion’s interior appears with chips and components. A GaN chip lowers into place. The text reads: ‘Galium Nitride Technology Enables a Compact Build’.

Data is shown racing along the circuit into a ‘PD’ chip. Text reads: ‘High-Speed Charging with USB-C Power Delivery’.

PowerCore Fusion is shown in the wall again charging a tablet and laptop. Text reads: ‘Charge MacBook, iPad, and Other Devices From the Wall’.

PowerCore Fusion is shown on grass charging two phones. Text reads: ‘Charge 2 Phones or Tablets On-the-Go’.

A black and white PowerCore Fusion sit next to each other with the product name written to the side. ‘PowerCore Fusion Power Delivery’.

The Anker logo is shown on a plain blue background with the subtitle: ‘America’s Leading Charging Brand’ and the Anker website below ‘anker.com’.

  • Overview

    Delivering two-in-one convenience, the Anker PowerCore Fusion Power Delivery efficiently combines a portable battery with a wall charger. In charger mode, the USB-C port can provide maximum 30W of power with PowerDelivery to charge a MacBook, iPhone, iPad, iPad Pro, or other USB devices, while the USB-A port can provide 12W of power with PIQ for easily charging your iOS or other USB devices. In battery mode, the PowerCore's built-in 5000 mAh battery can provide 23 hours extra battery life for your iPhone.

    Highlights

    Portable battery and wall charger combined

    Charger mode simultaneously provides 30W with Power Delivery and 12W PIQ for rapid charging

    Battery mode supplies up to 23 hours extra battery life for iPhone

    Palm-sized design for easy carrying on the go

    Scratch-resistant coating protects the outer surface

    What’s in the Box

    Anker PowerCore Fusion Power Delivery Battery and Charger

    Manual

    Tech Specs

    Other Features: Charging

    Connections: USB, USB-C

    Power: 42W

    Power Source: AC, Battery power, USB

    Batteries: Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

    Height: 1.24 in./3.15 cm

    Length: 3.37 in./8.55 cm

    Width: 3.21 in./8.15 cm

    Weight: 8.78 oz./249 g

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: A1622J11

    UPC or EAN No.: 848061005851

    Warranty

    Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

    Warranty: 18 months

    Lithium-Based Battery Shipments

    Due to standalone lithium-based battery shipping restrictions, this product may only ship via ground and is subject to domestic and international shipping requirements. If the final ship-to address cannot be shipped to via ground, the order may be subject to cancellation.

  • iPhone Models

    iPad Models

    Mac Models

    • MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015 - 2017)
    • MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018 and later)

    iPod Models

  • 3.5 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Excellent for travel!

      First of all this is expensive at $99. However, it is the best charger and battery I have ever used. The build quality is excellent and it can easily charge bot First of all this is expensive at $99. However, it is the best charger and battery I have ever used. The build quality is excellent and it can easily charge both an iPhone and iPad at same time whether connected to the main or off the inbuilt battery. To me the best feature is how fast it charges. The fact that you can plug in the charger directly into the wall socket is another plus to me. It is easy to carry and use and also looks nice. I highly recommend it.

      • Written by Jaffrey A from Falls Church

      47 of 50 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Excellent for travel!

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      Nice concept, but needs improvement

      The PowerCore Fusion is a neat idea - one device that replaces the need to carry both a power brick wall charger and a portable battery for your MacBook. I was The PowerCore Fusion is a neat idea - one device that replaces the need to carry both a power brick wall charger and a portable battery for your MacBook. I was looking to get an extra power adapter for my mid-2017 MacBook 12" anyway, so figured I'd give the PowerCore a shot. 1) The PowerCore is about twice the size of the OEM Apple 30W charger (from a total volume/weight/mass perspective); so while it takes up less space than the OEM charger + most portable batteries, it's still a pretty big brick to be plugging into a wall outlet. And at almost 9oz, it's about 1/4 of the weight of my MacBook 12. 2) Used as a portable battery, the PowerCore charges my MacBook 12 at less than half the speed vs OEM power adapter. It's an imperfect method, but I can estimate this because OSX tells you how much time is left before the MacBook is fully charged; however, when the PowerCore is plugged into an outlet and used as a wall charger, it charges my MacBook at the same rate as the OEM charger. 3) Used as a portable battery, the PowerCore cannot charge my iPhone XS (through the USB A port) and my MacBook at the same time. The iPhone will charge, but clicking on the battery icon on my MacBook shows the laptop is either not charging, or charging at a VERY slow rate where there's some ridiculous time left before battery is full (e.g., +8hrs until full, even though my battery level is at like 75%). I don't know if this will apply to all phones, but it certainly does for my XS. 4) This point is less relevant once you're aware of the previous point, but it's worth noting. When I had both the iPhone and MacBook plugged into the PowerCore as a portable battery, and then I unplugged just the iPhone (since it was preventing my MacBook from being charged), the MacBook would still continue to fail to charge. It was only after I unplugged the MacBook and reconnected it back to the PowerCore battery that it started charging again. So overall, I'm torn on whether to keep it. On the one hand, it's limited based on the observations mentioned above, but on the other hand, there aren't many small (5000-10000 mAh) portable batteries out there that are capable of charging a laptop. Certainly not many that are also made by a reputable brand (which Anker is) and is reasonably priced (~$50, which would put the total cost of the OEM charger + battery on the same level as this $100 PowerCore). Given that, the PowerCore is probably worth keeping as long as you're aware of its limitations.

      • Written by Jason P from Paramus

      52 of 67 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Nice concept, but needs improvement

    • 4.0 out of 5 stars

      This is the thing to get

      Ignore the other portable batteries and just buy this. Its a bit expensive but its AWESOME. It will even charge my 12" macbook from the devices battery as lon Ignore the other portable batteries and just buy this. Its a bit expensive but its AWESOME. It will even charge my 12" macbook from the devices battery as long as the lid is closed!! (its not advertised to do that).

      • Written by Ted G from Mesa

      25 of 27 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?This is the thing to get

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Does not charge iPad Pro 10.5 without being plugged in

      The Apple description says it can charge both the iPhone and iPad. I have iPhone 10xR and IPad Pro 10.5. It charges the iPhone promptly when just used as a ch The Apple description says it can charge both the iPhone and iPad. I have iPhone 10xR and IPad Pro 10.5. It charges the iPhone promptly when just used as a charger. The icon says it is charging on the iPad, but nothing is happening. However, when you plug it is, it quickly charges. I really wanted to have this in my purse in case either the iPad or the iPhone needed charging. Like another reviewer, I find the Mophie to be a better product. For over $90 PLUS the $20 charging cable, this is not acceptable. On the plus side, customer service at Anker is great. They sent me a replacement one right away, I originally thought the Mophie app was causing interference, so I deleted it, but now see it must be the product. Just contacted Customer Service again. I’m debating whether to keep it or not because it does charge the phone so fast. When I saw the product on the Apple store, I was really enthused and really wanted to have it. It would be unusual if two units were just defective. I think apple needs to read these reviews and see if they really want this on their site.

      • Written by Carol R from Yucaipa

      3 of 3 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Does not charge iPad Pro 10.5 without being plugged in

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      42W is simply not enough power for a MacBook Pro

      It is a 42W adapter (30W for charging MBP 12W to charge iPads or iPhones) as compared to the regular 87W USB-C adapter. So even if you are not charging anything It is a 42W adapter (30W for charging MBP 12W to charge iPads or iPhones) as compared to the regular 87W USB-C adapter. So even if you are not charging anything but your MBP, if you run some energy-intensive (I wouldn't even call it 'intensive') tasks like running Mail, Slack, Chrome in the background and playing a game (e.g. Civ 5), your MBP will stop charging! When you check the Activity Monitor, the game alone is giving >100% energy impact which I never had any issues with the regular 87W adapter. Therefore, I can hardly find any reliable use of this charger and I'd like to return it if I had the original box it came with.

      • Written by Philseok K from Waltham

      4 of 4 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?42W is simply not enough power for a MacBook Pro

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Anker PowerCore ??

      Well it sounds like a good Idea, the truth of the matter is it just does not have enough battery power. I bought this because it has a USB-A and a USB-C output Well it sounds like a good Idea, the truth of the matter is it just does not have enough battery power. I bought this because it has a USB-A and a USB-C output, and my mophie battery pac only has USB-A outputs only. I have a IPhone Xmax and an IPad Pro 11inch. It is hard to find the specs but the battery is only 5000mah My mophie battery pac is 10000mah and it last and can charge my phone my headphones everything no problem, it just does not have USB-C. Anyway I tried to charge my IPad Pro 11inch with it and it would not, I had to plug it in to finish charging it And I tried to charge my phone IPhone X Max and it was only able to charge it 1.5 times, i think that is not good, I am not one who uses my device till it has a total dead battery, they were at 25 to 30 percent. My thought is if you are the kind of person that is going to buy a back up battery pac you may need a lot of power. I would recommend getting one of the mophie battery pacs with a higher MAH rating, thats what I am going to do get the mophie usb-c 3XL. I am not saying this is a bad product it works, BUT I am saying it may not be for everyone, if you have an iphone only or an older iphone or an older ipad , a watch, it may be good for you. if you don't have to depend on battery backup or don't mind recharging it after every use, great. But if you find you are not around an outlet and may have to charge your phone more than one not so good. I usually don't write reviews because I find some people are either totally really negative and bash the product or they make it sound like the best thing ever, I just wanted to let whoever reads my review my experience with the product and they can choose for themselves. Thanks

      • Written by Joseph N from Glendale

      5 of 6 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Anker PowerCore ??

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