Chris Miller: What’s the Best Portable Power Charger? The Winner is …

Our +Chris Miller of idoNotes reviews and selects the Verbatim top portable power pack — here’s how it stands up against its competitors.

Chris Miller video reviews the Verbatim 97927 Portable Micro-USB PowerPack Charger — in comparison with the PowerGen 5200mAH and 8499mAh Powerstick and other contenders. Top differentiators: Features, LEDs, presence of short cord and the width and type of power pack.

More here on the Verbatim, the PowerGen 5200mAh and the 8400MaH.

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Chris Miller

Based in St Louis, is a founding editor at aNewDomain and host of TheSocialGeeks and idonotes vidcasts, available right here. This summer, Chris helped relaunch BYTE as a senior contributing editor on teamBYTE. Follow Chris @IdoNotes on everything and email him at

  • Gina Smith

    Nice. That Verbatim is a strong contender! gs

    • It definitely is, but the PowerGen is amazing