Emergencies happen. Nobody should be without a generator when weather disasters strike. They also come handy during road trips and outdoor excursions. If you’re looking for an affordable, lightweight generator, look no further than these two portable models by Webetop and Suaoki.
The Webetop Web3089 portable generator is equipped with an ultra-powerful lithium-ion battery. With a battery management system in place, you don’t have to worry about short-circuiting or over-currents. For your convenience, the generator has multiple USB and DC ports as well as a blinking-to-solid flashlight. At under 5 pounds and comfortable handle, the Webetop generator-inverter is easy to transport.
With the compact generator by Suaoki, you won’t be left in the dark during a power outage. You have several charging options, including a solar-panel setup. Along with its DC outlets, there are four USB ports, one of which is a quick-charging port. You get the benefit of side-by-side flashlights, and the tote handles lay flat when not in use.
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Multiple Charging Options
There’s a lot of power going under the hood of this Webetop Web3089 portable generator. The generator-inverter runs on a 42,000 mAh lithium-ion battery. Peaking at 155 watt-hours, the generator provides about 125 hours of power per charge.
It’s long-lasting too, withstanding 500-plus cycles. For safety, Webetop uses a five-protocol BMS, or battery management system, to prevent voltage spikes while simultaneously maximizing battery life. Plus, there is a quiet, built-in fan that keeps the generator cool.
On the front of the portable generator, there is a battery-shaped indicator that tells you how much charge the battery has left. For charging, you have the choice of hooking it up to a solar panel if you own one, the outlet in your car or an outlet in the wall. If you opt to use a wall outlet, it only takes 7 to 8 hours to replenish the battery fully.
Like the Webetop model, the Suaoki S270 also has a lithium-ion battery. At 13,500 mAh, it doesn’t match the capacity of the Webetop. However, the generator still tops out at 155 watt-hours. To stop short circuits and other electrical problems from occurring, the generator also has a BMS.
You get three battery-charging options. With a 60 or 100-watt solar panel, you charge the generator without a source of electricity. Since the Suaoki has maximum power point tracking technology, not one ray of sun is wasted.
Alternatively, you can plug in the included car charger or use a standard wall outlet, which takes approximately 8 hours to recharge the battery. Whichever option you choose, the LED indicator on top of the generator will let you know the battery’s status.
Conclusion: While both generators contain a lithium-ion battery that produces the same wattage, the battery in the Webetop model has a larger capacity. Each one has its own BMS for safety reasons, and they both charge in the same amount of time, have a battery indicator and offer three charging options, including solar.
Conveniently Small Size
As the product’s name suggests, this model is meant to be portable. This means it’s lightweight and has small dimensions. Weight 3.5 pounds and measuring 7.7 by 6.8 by 3.5 inches, the generator won’t break your back or take up a lot of space in your garage or car. To make carrying it easier, there is an integrated tote handle with ergonomic finger grips.
There’s no doubt that the Webetop generator-inverter is small, but the Suaoki portable generator is even more compact and lightweight. This generator only weighs 2.9 pounds, making it featherlight in your hands. Its dimensions measure 7.3 by 4.3 by 4.7 inches, and the pair of hinged handles allow you to lift it with ease.
Conclusion: Although they are sized for extreme portability, the Suaoki S270 generator is slightly smaller and lighter. Both have a tote handle. However, they are designed differently with the Webetop having a stationary yet ergonomic one and the Suaoki having a hinged one.
Plenty of Ports
Charge your phone or camera while you get the electricity you need to power your campsite. The Webetop Web3089 portable generator features three USB ports so that you can charge several electronic devices at once. The generator also has three DC outlets on the side, which are meant for small appliances.
You can control the power by pushing the on-off button – The AC indicator illuminates when the generator is running. In addition to the ports and outlets, the Webetop can light up an area with its stationary/blinking 5-watt LED flashlight. Due to the lithium-ion battery in the generator, the flashlight works for 31 hours on one charge.
There are more than enough ports and outlets to support your electronics and gadgets. On the front of the Suaoki portable generator, you’ll see four USB ports. One of these ports is a QC3.0 port, which can charge a smartphone in half the time of regular USB ports. Plus, there are four DC ports on the backside of the generator.
Further compartmentalizing the generator’s functions for usability, Suaoki put the dual AC outlet on one side of the generator and twin flashlights on the other. These headlights run on a LED bulbs. Therefore, the light is always bright and clear.
Conclusion: Both generators are equipped with multiple USB ports and DC outlets. However, the Suaoki has one more USB port and DC outlet than the Webetop. Plus, one of its USB ports is of the QC3.0 kind. Each model has a user-friendly layout. While the Webetop and Suaoki have flashlights, the Webetop’s can blink, and the Suaoki’s comes in a pair.
Webetop and Suaoki Make It Easy to Be Prepared
The next time your power goes out, you won’t have to sit in the dark. The battery capacities may differ, but both are powerful enough to get the job done. You can charge them any way you choose, and you don’t have to worry about electricity surges. You’ll also appreciate how effortless it is to carry them. Flashlights and an array of USB ports and DC outlets round out their convenient features.
Of course, how each model delivers these conveniences varies. The handle configuration is different. Since both generators are compact and lightweight, they are both comfortable to carry. The Suaoki has two flashlights while the Webetop has one. Plus, the Suaoki generator gives you an additional USB and DC outlet, and the QC3.0 USB port is great for electronics. Webetop or Suaoki – You can’t go wrong with either portable generator.
|21 x 20 x 14 in||26.3 x 24.8 x 22.9 in||18 x 11 x 18 in|
|46.5 pounds||122 pounds||48 pounds|