EcoFlow River Rapid

This Tiny Battery Will Power Your MacBook Pro for an Extra 50 Minutes

September 10, 2018 Tech By

You’re at the airport. You’re trying to finish up sending that last work email before the sweet reprieve of a weekend vacation, but your laptop is dying. There are no open power outlets in sight, and it’s a race against the clock. We’ve all been there. The answer, seemingly, is carrying a portable battery charger, but most portable chargers that can power a MacBook Pro are large and unwieldy — not exactly carry-on material. Thankfully, EcoFlow is here to change that. The brand, known for its ultra-high-capacity portable battery chargers, just released the River Rapid, a pocketable power bank that will extend the life of your MacBook Pro for an extra 50 minutes.

Thanks to a USB-C PD (power delivery) port, you can use your OEM MacBook charging cord to pump power into your MacBook at 18W. The River Rapid offers a 5,000mAh capacity and is also ideal for charging cell phones or tablets. It’s available today for $50, which is a small price to pay for peace of mind.

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