DBPOWER Portable Battery Charger and Jump Starter

Last updated date: November 23, 2019

DWYM Score
9.5

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We looked at the top 1 Car Battery Chargers and dug through the reviews from 17 of the most popular review sites including Lifewire, Dotbeasts, Auto Guide, Battery Focus, The Z8, Top Best Spec, Mechanic Base, Julie Pro, Tool Nerds, The Gear Hunt, TenBestProduct, Jump Starter Reviews, RUF Motors, The Elite Product, Mechanic Scout, Car Battery Chargers Central, Not Sealed and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Car Battery Charger you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 157 expert reviews, the DBPOWER DBPOWER Portable Battery Charger and Jump Starter placed 3rd when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
9.6
17 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.2
5,784 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Measuring 3.94 x 9.53 x 4.92 inches, it's compact and perfect for your glove compartment. It's made for 6.5L gas or 5.2L diesel engines and is able to emit a charge up to 30 times on a single charge with a peak of 600 amp voltage.
- Lifewire
October 22, 2019 | Full review
PROTECTION: It offers protection over the following: Over-voltage, short circuit, over-charge, over-current and overload.
- Dotbeasts
February 8, 2019 | Full review
Incorporated into this device is an LED flashlight that can be switched between lighting, strobe, and SOS modes. There is also a red emergency light if necessary.
- Auto Guide
January 21, 2019 | Full review
This is an impressive product as it is quite compact but also has its own little case which is great for keeping it safe. It is well built and can be kept just about anywhere you like within the car.
- Battery Focus
August 30, 2019 | Full review
It is capable of providing 30 jump starts with one charge and the 18000 mAh capacity with USB port can charge all other devices like smartphones and laptops.
- The Z8
The unit features heavy-duty clamps and cables that offer an overcurrent, overload, over-voltage, over-charge, and short circuit protection. This means that the unit and battery to your vehicle are protected to allow them to give you a long service time.
- Top Best Spec
It contains a long-lasting big battery based on lithium-ion.
- Mechanic Base
A smart 2.4A USB output, 8-in-1 laptop adapter plus USB port will keep all your smartphones, tablets, laptops and other smart-devices fully charged. A well-designed LCD screen gives you instant stats on power usage
- Julie Pro
It packs 18000 mAh while still being only 1.3 pounds of weight. The maximum peak output is rated at 600 Amps and that makes this model suitable to jump start vehicles with up to 6.5L gas and 5.2L diesel engines.
- Tool Nerds
The new added LCD screen can show the exact amount of remaining power so you will never again have to guess how much charge is left
- The Gear Hunt
This device is capable of jump starting a 5.2L diesel or 6.5L gas engine to get you back on track when your car battery dies on you.
- TenBestProduct
Lots of ports and features that are clearly labeled
- Jump Starter Reviews
The unit has smart clamps that provide current protection so you cannot send too much of a current into your battery. These clamps also protect you from giving your battery too much of a charge.
- RUF Motors
Compact design – it fits each vehicle
- The Elite Product
It’s compact, lightweight and sturdy, small enough to secure right in the glovebox of the car.
- Mechanic Scout
A built-in LCD screen displays remaining power and output voltage of the switchable Smart USB port
- Car Battery Chargers Central
March 15, 2017 | Full review
The use of integrated circuits means you now have protection from reverse polarity, short circuits, open circuits, overcharging, over-current, overload, and over-voltage.
- Not Sealed
February 1, 2017 | Full review
What experts didn't like
Some online reviewers reported that its instructions weren't precise enough.
- Lifewire
October 22, 2019 | Full review
Some complaints that it's not effective on heavy-duty vehicles, battery loses efficiency over time
- Auto Guide
January 21, 2019 | Full review
Jumper cables are always active when turned on.
- Battery Focus
August 30, 2019 | Full review
Instructions aren't very clear
- The Gear Hunt
The instruction manual could be clearer
- Jump Starter Reviews
Short laptop charging cables
- The Elite Product
There have been reports the clamps are of poor quality, but this is mostly subjective and down to the opinion of the user.
- Mechanic Scout
Some reports that clamps are poor quality
- Car Battery Chargers Central
March 15, 2017 | Full review
The user manual is very basic, not detailed enough.
- Not Sealed
February 1, 2017 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

Perfect Journey Companion in Toolbox ATTENTION 1. Please read the instruction carefully and strictly follow the instruction before using the jump starter. Any wrong operation may cause damage to the jump starter or cannot get the car started. Don't jump start any engine that exceed the maximum displacement the unit can bear, or it will cause damages to the unit. 3. Your jump starter will perform best when its battery is fully charged. If less than 30% charged, it may not be able to start your engine. 4. Don't connect the positive and negative polarity together when it's power on. Don't crank the engine for more than 3 seconds. Allow the jump starter to cool down for at least 30 seconds after each jump-start. A must have for every car! Make sure you and your loved ones can get home when stranded. It will jump start 6.5L gas or 5.2L diesel engine up to 20 times on a single charge. Powerful LED Light & Emergency Light Besides a LED light with 3 modes (high, strobe and SOS), you can use the red emergency light as a hazard warning light to notify a traffic accident or call for emergency services. Compass & LCD Screen The compass on the surface helps you find your way home when get lost in the wild. The LCD screen shows exactly the remaining power and output voltage, which helps you make better use of the power and protect your devices. Faster & Smarter Battery Charger It equipped with a 2.1A USB Output and a 2.4A smart USB port, with 18000mAh capacity, you can charge your cellphones, tablets, kindles etc. at the fastest speed. You can also use it to charge your laptop with 8-in-1 laptop adapters (included in the package). The output voltage can be switched between 12V/16V/19V, indicated on the LCD screen.

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