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Power Tube 5500

Portable Battery Charger


MiPow Limited, China

In-house design

Wai Yung, Stanley Yeung, China

Red Dot
The Power Tube 5500 portable battery charger is designed to accompany the iPod, iPhone and iPad. The integrated USB charging port also renders it compatible with a range of different mobile phones, MP3 players, game consoles and navigation devices, for several different connector types can be used. With a capacity of 5,500 mAh, it harbours enough power to charge mobile phones at least twice. When the button on top is pressed, information about battery level is shown on a colour display. With its built-in LED lamp, the charger can also be used as a mini-torch.

Statement by the jury

»This portable battery charger provides high charging capacity in an appealing form. It is compact, light and thus suitable for easy mobile use.«