BLUETTI EB70S Review: Specs, Features, and More
The Bluetti EB70 is a portable power station designed to provide reliable power on the go. It can power anything from your smartphone to your mini-fridge, making it an essential piece of equipment for camping trips, road trips, and emergency situations.
As an avid camper, I have a vested interest in portable power stations and have done in-depth research of testing of several of the leading brands in the space, including Bluetti, EcoFlow, Jackery and Goal Zero. Check out my detailed comparison articles of EcoFlow vs Jackery and Jackery vs Goal Zero.
In this review, I will provide a detailed review of the Bluetti EB70S portable power station, highlighting its features, capacity, charging options, and limitations.
The BLUETTI EB70S offers a range of charging and powering options for different devices and appliances. It has two 100-watt PD outlet ports, which means you can quickly charge electronic devices fitted with a Type-C port.
For example, the battery in your phone, iPad, and laptop can be charged to 80% within 30-45 minutes.
In addition, the BLUETTI EB70S also has multiple DC and AC ports to power a wide range of appliances, such as mini-fridges, portable fans, CPAP machines, and even power tools.
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- BENEFITS: High-capacity, long-lasting LiFePO4 battery,12 port options, fast charging capability, wireless charging
- LIMITATIONS: 800W capacity is not sufficient for high-energy devices like a full size refrigerator and air conditioner
What’s included in the box of the Bluetti EB70S portable power station?
The BLUETTI EB70S comes with an AC adapter & charging cable, a car charging cable, a solar panel charging cable, a user manual, and the power station itself.
What is the capacity of the Bluetti EB70S?
The Bluetti EB70S has a battery capacity of 716Wh (22.4V, 32Ah).
What is the maximum power output?
The maximum output power is 800W in the US and Japan, and 1000W in the European Union, United Kingdom, and Australia.
What is the battery chemistry used in the Bluetti EB70S?
The EB70S uses lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery technology, which is one of the safest battery technologies available today. The cathode material of LiFePO4 batteries is non-toxic, and they pose no health or environmental risks. LiFePO4 batteries are also less than half the weight of a lead-acid battery of comparable capacity. LiFePO4 also has a long lasting charge cycle of 3,500. This would last the average user 10 years even if they used the battery everyday.
What are the different ports available on the Bluetti EB70S?
The EB70S portable power station has 12 total outlet ports: 4 x 120V/20A AC outlets, 2 x 100W PD ports, 2 x 5V/3A USB-A ports, 2 x regulated 12V/10A DC outputs, 1 x 12V/10A car port, and 1 x 15W wireless charging pad.
How many devices can be charged simultaneously?
The Bluetti EB70S has a maximum output of 800 watts and can charge up to 12 devices at the same time.
How long does it take to fully charge the Bluetti EB70S?
- Solar panels: under 6 hours.
- AC wall outlet: under 5 hours.
- 12V car port: 7 hours.
What is the weight and dimension of the Bluetti EB70S?
The EB70S portable power station weighs 21.4lbs (9.7 kg) and has a dimension of 12.6 x 8.5 x 8.7 in (32 x 21.6 x 22.1cm).
Can the BLUETTI EB70S run a full-size refrigerator?
No, the BLUETTI EB70S Portable Power Station is not designed to run full-size refrigerators. It is rated at 800 watts and can handle brief higher draws that some devices pull when they start up or cycle on, but it’s best to play it safe. The EB70S has safeguards to protect it from overloading if you attempt to power something that is beyond its output capability.
Does the power station have wireless charging capability?
Yes, there is a 15W wireless Qi phone charging pad on top of the unit.
What is the warranty period for the Bluetti EB70S?
The Bluetti EB70S comes with a two year warranty.
How long does the Bluetti EB70S last on a single charge?
This depends on the wattage of the devices you are charging. For example, if the devices only require a total of 25W, the Bluetti EB70S will run for 30+ hours before needing a charge. If the devices require a total of 350W, the Bluetti EB70S will run for about 2 hours before needing more juice.
Does the Bluetti EB70S support pass-through charging?
Yes, the Bluetti EB70S portable power station supports pass-through charging on both DC and AC ports, allowing you to charge the power station while simultaneously powering appliances.
What is the noise level of the Bluetti EB70S?
The EB70S built-in fan is quite loud compared to other portable power stations. This is exacerbated because the fan turns on even if the power station isn’t charging, as long as the charger itself is plugged in.
How does the Bluetti EB70S compare to similar models from EcoFlow and Jackery?
The EB70S is more affordable than the Jackery 518Wh/500W and the Ecoflow 576Wh/600W, which both cost the same amount but offer significantly less performance.
How is the Bluetti EB70S constructed?
The EB70S is compact brick made of a sturdy polycarbonate plastic.It has a molded-plastic handle that folds flat down into the body. The power station weighs about 21.3 lbs.
Bluetti EB70S Use Cases:
- 10W Phone battery charger – will run for 71.6 hours
- 25W LED bulb – 28.6 hours
- 50W electric fans – 14.3 hours
- 75W hand electric tools, such as a drill, sander, or jigsaw – 9.5 hours
- 100W Laptop – 7.1 hours
- 150W Mini fridge – 4.7 hours
- 500W Small kitchen appliances – such as a blender, toaster, or coffee maker – 1.4 hours
What safety certifications does the Bluetti EB70S have?
The EB70S has 3 certifications – FCC, CE and UN38.3.
- The FCC certification ensures that the device meets the standards set by the Federal Communications Commission for electronic devices that emit radio frequency. This means that the EB70S has been tested and found to be safe for use in terms of electromagnetic interference.
- The CE certification is a European Union certification that indicates compliance with safety, health, and environmental protection standards.
- The UN38.3 certification is required to confirm the safety of the EB70S when it comes to lithium-ion battery transportation.
What are customers saying about the Bluetti EB70S?
“Overall, I think the Bluetti EB70 is a very well designed and solidly built solar generator with a great feature set using long lasting batteries. It’s perfect for our needs.”
“The EB70 has lithium iron phosphate (LiFePo4) cells. As good as the 150 is, the EB70 can provide hundreds more cycles. Maybe a thousand or more. Making this switch will preserve the 150 for scenarios where its capacity and 1000 watt inverter are called for, like extended camping trips.”
“This is a great device for camping or backup power. It’s very lightweight and easy to move around. The battery life is great and it’s very easy to charge. Highly recommended!”
“The EB70 is a great generator for people who need portable power. It’s small enough to be carried around, but powerful enough to run appliances like a mini-fridge or a laptop. The charging options are also very flexible.”
“I’ve been using the EB70S for a few months now and it’s been a great addition to my camping gear. It’s very easy to charge with a solar panel and it can run my camping stove and other small appliances with no problem. I highly recommend this product.”
What is Bluetti’s Customer Service and Reputation?
BLUETTI is a trusted name in the world of portable power solutions with a strong reputation for innovation and eco-friendly products. They have won multiple IF Design Awards, and are recognized by popular tech media outlets such as The Gadgeteer and Newswire, which reflects their standing as a leader in the industry.
Customers have praised their products as easy to use, reliable, and performing as advertised. SolarReviews, a well-known solar panel review website, gives Bluetti products high marks for their reliability and reasonable pricing.
For instance, the 2,000W/2,000Wh AC200P portable power station with 17 outputs for multiple devices costs less than $1,500 and can be combined with three PV charging panels for about $2,800.
BLUETTI has a private Facebook group called BLUETTI Portable Power Station Club, where customers can connect with each other and share experiences. Additionally, the company has customer service available to help customers with any issues they may have. Customers have reported success in reaching BLUETTI sales and service by phone, with a Las Vegas number available for customers to call.
Overall, BLUETTI has a good reputation in terms of customer service and product quality, and their strong presence in the market is a testament to their success.