Anker 2nd Gen Astro Mini 3200mAh Review

Backup Battery for iPhone and iPod  8.5/10


Anker 2nd Gen Astro Mini 3200mAhWe’ve all faced situations where our iPhone’s low on power and we’re nowhere near a charger. With the Anker 2nd Gen Astro Mini 3200mAh Backup Battery, you won’t have to worry about having your phone go dead while you need it. The 3200 mAh battery has great power and detects and connects directly into your iPhone or iPod—no messy wires to deal with. It charges from dead to full in a few hours; it’s a fairly fast recharge with little hassle and shows a green light when it’s complete. The size of a tube of lipstick, the battery is easily portable, easy to slip into a pocket or purse. The Anker Astro Mini Backup Battery is available for $19.99.


Size of a tube of lipstick

Adds 1.5 charges (over 7 hours of talking) to an iPhone 5s and almost one full charge to a Galaxy S5

Recharges in a couple hours using the USB charger

Comes in a convenient pouch

Good value


Heats up when in use sometimes


Steve Holdgren Steve Holdgren is an engineer by trade and has worked for some of the largest energy related engineering firms in the world with his latest stint in Switzerland. He holds a degree is mechanical engineering… See more about Steve