For the past few years, smartphone technology has come a long way, but there is a problem - battery life. Of course, batteries are getting bigger, and manufacturers are more inventive, although many of us still have a problem – a constant lack of battery charge.
One solution to the problem is to recharge the smartphone during the day. However, in the absence of a nearby outlet, this may be a problem. A more effective solution is to buy a portable charger. There are so many variants of portable power banks on the market that it is difficult to choose among them. That's why we have compiled a list in our opinion of the best power banks for smartphones.
So, let's begin.
Anker PowerCore + 20,100 mAh
Anker is a popular manufacturer of portable chargers for mobile phones. The company produces portable batteries of various options ranging from thin and ultra-portable, to ones such as PowerCore +. This power bank has 20,100 mAh capacity, which should be enough to fully charge a smartphone or tablet several times. You get two USB ports that use PowerIQ technology, as well as a USB Type-C port, for charging modern smartphones, tablets and even a new MacBook. The current price of PowerCore + is $65.99.
RAVPower External Power Bank 20,100 mAh
RAVPower is another trusted name when it comes to external batteries, and this particular option offers everything. To begin with, you get a large capacity - 20,100 mAh, more than enough to fully charge your smartphone several times. Power Bank comes with three USB ports, including the USB-C port and the QuickCharge 3.0fast charging port. Four LED indicators let you know how much charge remains, and the charging of the device takes place very quickly. The price of this power bank is $49.99.
Vinsic External Battery Pack 20,000 mAh
The Vinsic External Battery Pack comes with a 20,000 mAh capacity and three USB ports, including a USB-C port, and Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 support for quick charging. This portable charger has a digital screen that shows you how much charge remains. With all its features, this power bank is the cheapest option compared to other devices of similar capacity. The current price is $32.95.
EasyAcc External Power Bank 20,000 mAh
The last in the list of powerful portable chargers is the EasyAcc External Power Bank, which has a 20,000 mAh capacity. It is equipped with four USB-ports for simultaneous charging of several devices, one of which supports the Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 function for fast charging. Another useful feature is the presence of two inputs, including one with support for QC 3.0. Both allow you to charge the battery faster than other similar devices. In addition, the portable charger EasyAcc is equipped with a bright diode flashlight. The price is $39.99.
Xiaomi Mi Power Bank Pro 10,000 mAh
Xiaomi Mi Power Bank Pro is a delicate and elegant external power bank, which has a 10,000 mAh capacity. The device is equipped with one USB-port with Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 support for high-speed charging. Since the USB-C port is for input only, the kit includes a USB-C connector for converting an existing micro USB cable to charge modern USB Type-C smartphones. Four LED indicators let you know how much charge is left for the battery, and the battery itself is charged quickly, using the QC charger. The price of this power bank is $31.98.
Anker PowerCore Slim 5,000 mAh
Anker PowerCore Slim represents a fashionable, ultra-modern portable charger. Packed with a 5,000 mAh capacity, this power bank is able to fully charge most modern smartphones. Anker PowerCore Slim is equipped with one USB port that uses PowerIQ technology to provide the maximum charging speed. Although PowerCore Slim is not as functional as other power banks on this list, its main advantage is its small size. Its price is $29.99.
iNice Mini Power Bank 3,000 mAh
When it comes to mobility, there is nothing better than the iNice Mini. It does not have a large capacity, but the offered 3,000 mAh is enough to almost fully charge most modern smartphones. The device is connected via cables plugged into Lightning and micro USB ports. Regarding mobility, the power bank is so thin, light and compact that it is easy to fit in a pocket. Although it does not offer many functions, it can be extremely convenient. The price is $16.99.
OUTXE Rugged Power Bank 16,000 mAh
This portable charger is designed for fans of outdoor activities. The charger has a 16,000 mAh capacity, which allows several times to fully charge the smartphone. The bank has a rating of IP67 (protection against dust and water), and is shockproof. There is also a solar panel, which, if necessary, allows you to recharge your gadget. Rugged Power Bank is equipped with a bright flashlight with three modes - conventional, SOS and strobe, which are excellent for emergency situations. The price is $39.99.