As smartphones have gotten bigger and better, so too have the portable chargers that can keep them topped up on the go. Here are five of our new favourites for 2017, providing tons of power at great speeds. Let’s get right into it!
5. Kanex GoPower USB-C Power Bank – 15,000 mAh
This titanic power bank has a whopping 15,000mAh of charging power on tap, allowing it to recharge the average smartphone five times over. That giant capacity (and integrated USB-C port) also make it an ideal choice for recharging MacBooks; it can recharge most models twice over before being exhausted itself. The aluminium construction and wedge shape certainly fit the Apple ethos, and power users (ha!) will definitely want to pick up one of these for unparalleled longevity.
4. Samsung Evo Portable Battery Pack – 5100 mAh
The Samsung Evo is a little prettier and a little more portable. The Evo comes in 5100mAh and 10200mAh varieties, both of which are available in a cute baby pink colour. The power bank has a unique design too, which includes a carrying strap and a built-in charging cable that doubles as a kickstand. Awesome stuff, and it’s none too expensive either.
3. Huawei Quick Charge 2.0 Power Bank – 10,000 mAh
Huawei’s Power Bank supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 standard, allowing it to recharge your gadgets as fast as the best mains adapters. The capacious 10000mAh battery ensures you get multiple recharges with ease, while Micro USB and USB-C inputs make it easy to recharge the Huawei Power Bank with whatever cables you have on hand. Finally, this portable charger also has a cool modern design, with textured non-slip panels on the front and back.
2. Mains Travel Charger & Power Bank – 3,000 mAh
This one is something different: a travel charger that allows holds up to 3000mAh of battery power for use when you’re on the road. There are two USB ports for recharging your gadgets, and the travel adapter comes with UK, US and EU plug adapters for use across the world. If all this wasn’t enough, there’s even a built-in torch. If you hate running out of power while you’re travelling, this is the ideal choice to make sure you’re always powered up.
1. LG Power Tank Portable Charger – 10,000 mAh
The LG Power Tank has by far the best name of our roundup today, and it’s hardly a misnomer. This power bank is armoured against knocks and falls, allowing to to take sustained use and abuse. There are two USB ports here, dishing out 3A between them to ensure rapid recharges. Combined with the 10,000mAh battery, you’ve got a seriously capable power bank that’s a fitting choice for our #1 slot.
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