11 Most Useful Power Banks to Re-Juice your Smartphone
Most smartphone owners, if not all, would know the pains of frequently running out of juice on a day-to-day basis.
Imagine being out on a trip making tons of pictures and videos, or on a long call with your best friend, when your phone suddenly dies on you. Whatever the reason is, not having the capability to re-juice your phone when you’re out on the road can be a cause of frustration.
Your needs will be based on various factors, such as your usage of your smartphone, the number of devices you have and the portability of the power bank. With the tons of available brands and specifications of power banks today, we have listed some of the best power banks to help you pick the right choice for your needs.
Anker PowerCore 5000 Portable Charger
Anker PowerCore 5000 power bank could be one of the most portable chargers for your smartphone. With a size that’s only a bit bigger than a lipstick and smaller than a soda can, it definitely can fit in your pocket in case you need a quick charge. Its 5000mAh capacity can fully charge an iPhone 6s twice. The Anker PowerCore 5000 portable charger is currently on sale at $16.99 from the original price of $49.99.
Anker Astro E1 5200mAh Portable Charger
This candy-bar designed power bank from Anker, while a bit bigger, is 200 mAh more than the previous model and can charge an iPhone 6 for about two times. The Anker Astro E1 5200mAh Portable Charger is on sale at the moment for $15.99, down from the original price of $49.99.
KMASHI 10000mAh External Battery Power Bank
The KMASHI power bank offers a powerful capacity of 10000mAh in a very compact hardware. At only about 5 inches in height, it’s easy to bring along in your pocket or bag. It also has two ports allowing you to charge more than one device at the same time and an LED indicator to signify how much battery it still has to recharge your devices. KMASHI 10000mAh External Battery Power Bank typically costs $69.99, but is currently on sale at $13.99.
RAVPower 10050mAh Portable Charger
With 10050 mAh, this RAVPower charger is slightly bigger than the previous power bank and can fully recharge an iPhone for about three times. RAVPower’s 2.4a outlet and iSmart technology also allow faster charging time for your smartphone or tablet. It also uses a LED indicator. For this much capability, the power bank is still handy, with a size that’s even smaller than your passport. You can currently get the RAVPower 10050 mAh portable charger for $19.99. This model also comes in both black and white.
Jackery Giant+ Premium 12,000 mAh
Having a slightly larger capacity than the previous power banks, the Jackery Giant+ Premium portable charger is also a bit bigger than its other counterparts, wrapped by a protective aluminum shell. Like the KMASHI power bank, it has dual ports. It also has three LED bars indicating its current capacity. The Jackery Giant+ Premium 12,000 mAh power bank is on sale at $19.99.
DULLA M50000 Portable Power Bank 12000mAh
DULLA wins in terms of form factor compared to most of the power banks, having the slimmest design of them all. You can thank the Polymer battery powering the device, which is so much smaller and lighter than the typical batteries used. It also has dual ports, plus an LED light. The DULLA M50000 Portable Power Bank 12000mAh is now priced at $19.99, down from the original price of $100.
Anker PowerCore 13000 Portable Charger
Carrying more charging capacity than the DULLA power bank, the Anker PowerCore 13000 provides almost the same portability. It even has two USB ports allowing you to charge two devices at the same time. Like the previous brand, it also uses a LED indicator for its current charging capacity. This power bank from Anker usually costs at around $43.99, but is currently on sale at $29.99.
AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank – 16,100 mAh
Like the DULLA power bank, AmazonBasics’ 16000mAh portable charger uses a Lithium-ion polymer battery. Its form factor is a bit bigger than its other counterparts. Nonetheless, its capacity can charge an iPhone 6s for about 9 times. It also has dual ports and a LED indicator. The AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank is priced at $29.99.
iMuto 20000mAh Compact Portable Charger
The iMUto power bank’s capacity of 20000mAh is ideal for the travelers who are out for days. This capacity allows to fully charge an iPhone 6 for almost 8 times while maintaining the compactness of the hardware. It also has two USB ports. Compared to the other power banks, its capacity indicator is displayed in digital format, providing you more accuracy on its remaining juice. It also has a LED light as a bonus. You can currently get the 20000mAh iMuto powerbank for $29.99.
Portable Charger RAVPower 22000mAh
RAVPower brings up its capacity as well as its functionality in this power bank. With 22000mAH, it has three ports allowing to recharge more devices at the same time without decreasing the charging speed for any of the plugged devices. The package also comes with two micro-USB cables. Typically priced at $99.99, the RAVPower 22000mAh power bank is now on sale at $39.99.
EC Technology Portable Charger 22400mAh
EC Technology’s power bank, only a bit bigger than RAVPower’s 22000mAh power bank, offers 400mAh more capacity while providing similar features. It also has three USB ports and LED indicators. The portable charger is also built with lithium-ion and weighs only at about 1 pound. The EC Technology Portable Charger is currently on sale at $32.99.
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