It’s a pain when we’re away from home and our smartphone is running out of battery. As we rely on our smart gadgets everyday, having a portable power bank is an ideal choice to avoid that situation. When you do a quick online shopping, you may also encounter that there are many power banks available. In this review, I hand-picked only some of the best power banks that you can easily bring with you. A good enough power bank allows you to charge most smartphone at least 3 full times. It’s light enough to place in your laptop bag.
A hand-picked list of portable power banks and battery packs in 2017
Anker PowerCore 10000
Anker PowerCore 10000
Anker is a new, amazing company that wants to make ‘the smart life simpler; tackling first-world problems like low battery and slow data access to make life better.’ The technology company has business offices in Seattle and Shenzhen. Anker designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics. A 10000mAh portable, the Anker PowerCore 10000 is one of the smallest and lightest battery in this category. It’s capable of providing your three-and-a-half iPhone 6s charges. Anker PowerCore 10000 is small, about the size of a deck of cards. It charges very quickly! You can take it everywhere you go and you’ll never worry about your battery life!
Use the included cable, your original cable or a third-party certified one (such as MFi).
Compatible with Apple and Android smartphones, tablets (including the Nexus 7) and other USB-charged devices except for the iPod nano, iPod Classic, HP TouchPad, LG G2, Asus tablets and some GPS and Bluetooth devices.
Weight :180 g / 6.3 oz
Size :92 × 60 × 22 mm / 3.6 × 2.4 × 0.9 in
Output :5 V / 2.4 A
Input :5 V / 2 A
Capacity :10000 mAh / 36 Wh
This sleek Photojojo Everyday power bank is a 10,050 mAh beauty. It will charge most smartphones at least 3 full times. Just like its name, it’s very compact for everyday use. It’s 4 x 2.5 x .75 inch design that comes with aluminum shell that protects your power. It’s a good choice for your iPhones, iPads and Android Phones.
AUKEY 20000mAh Power Bank
If you want extra power to charge your iPhone 7 Plus 4.5 times, the AUKEY 20000mAh is an ideal product. This Aukey portable power bank is the best for travellers as it will bring you the power needed when the airport or planes are not able to.
Lightning Input: 5V 2A
Micro-USB Input: 5V 2A
Output (AiPower): 5V 3.4A (each 2.4A Max)
Dimensions: 5.9” x 3.26” x 0.8”
Weight: 13.7 oz
Tronsmart Presto 10000mAh Power Bank
This ultra slim power bank has a Micro-USB port for recharging. The battery pack feels nicely made, has a good weight to it. Tronsmart Presto is everything you could ask for in a portable power bank. The power bank has enough juice to re-charge your iPhone 7 3.5 times.
Certifications: CE, FCC, RoHS
Compatible: Huawei P9/Honor V8/Mate8/Mate9/Honor 8/Honor 7/P9+/Xiaomi M5/HTC One A9/LeEco Le Max 2/LG G5, S8, S8 Plus, S7, S7 Edge, S6 Edge Plus, Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, Note 4/Edge ,LG V10, LG G Flex2, LG G4 ,Sony Xperia Z5, Z4, Z4 Tablet, Xperia Z3+
Technology: Qualcomm Quick-Charge 3.0 & VoltiQ &FCP Technology
Jackery Titan S 20100mAh
This power bank has the largest capacity battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge technology and Type-C / USB-C port.
Input: USB-C 5V / 3A Max
Output: 3 ports:
[Output 1: Smart Fit Port, 5V / 3A Max (Single)
Output 2: USB-C Port, 5V /3A Max (Single)
Output 3: Quick Charge 2.0 Port, 18W Max (Single)]
Power Indication: 4 LED Indicators