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Best power banks for fast-charging your Samsung smartphone (October 2019)

A number of Samsung smartphones support fast charging. The company’s Adaptive Fast Charging technology (compatible with Qualcomm Quick Charge) speeds up the charging process significantly, allowing you to get a full charge in less than two hours. With the right portable power bank, you don’t have to stick to the wall charger to take advantage either.

If you’re thinking of getting a power bank for Samsung, you should consider opting for one that can fast-charge your device. To save you a bit of time, we’ve compiled a list of the best available power banks for Samsung devices — check it out below.

Best portable chargers for Samsung phones:

Editor’s note: We will update this list regularly.


1. Samsung Wireless Charger 10,000mAh

The newest portable charger from Samsung, the Wireless Charger power bank features a 10,000mAh capacity. In addition to a normal USB port, there’s a USB-C port for input and up to 15 watts of output.

What separates the Wireless Charger from Samsung’s other power banks is right in the name: Qi-compatible wireless charging. The battery supports up to 7.5-watt wireless fast charging output to compatible Samsung smartphones. The Wireless Charger can also wirelessly charge other Qi-compatible smartphones. You can even use the power bank as a normal wireless charging pad when you’re at home.


2. Samsung Portable Battery 10,000mAh

If you don’t need fast wireless charging, Samsung also offers the Portable Battery. With the capacity set at 10,000mAh, the power bank features two regular USB ports. There’s also a USB-C port for input and up to 15 watts of output.

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If you don’t want to use the USB-C port to charge your Samsung phone, the regular USB ports support Adaptive Fast Charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0. Better yet, the $30 price tag is very reasonable for a battery with a 10,000mAh capacity.


3. Samsung Fast Charge 5,100mAh

The Fast Charge power bank for Samsung has a capacity of 5,100mAh and can provide up to 1.5 charges for the majority of smartphones — depending on the battery size. Devices will charge at up to 2A speeds, while those compatible with the company’s fast charging tech can charge up to 1.5x faster.

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The power bank has an LED power indicator that shows how much juice it has left and features a USB-C port for input. Also, it comes with a Micro-USB cable and a Micro-USB to USB-C adapter. It supports pass-through charging, which means you can charge your smartphone and the power bank at the same time.


4. Anker PowerCore+ 26,800mAh portable battery charger

One of the most trusted names in the world of portable batteries, Anker is offering the PowerCore+ 26800. This is a chunky monkey — capacity is listed at 26,800mAh, with the aluminum shell ensuring the power bank can turn into a weapon at a moment’s notice.

That said, the cold, matte aluminum is nice to see and feel in a world full of plastic-clad power banks. Also nice are the four USB ports, with a USB-C port for input and output. As a nice bonus, one of the three regular USB ports supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 3.0. That means you can charge Quick Charge 3.0-enabled devices from zero to 80 percent in 30 minutes.


5. RAVPower 20,100mAh portable charger

RAVPower is another trusted name in portable battery chargers, and this particular option features a large 20,100mAh capacity.

The power bank also features three USB ports, include a USB-C port for input and 30W output. There are also two regular USB ports, with one supporting Quick Charge 3.0. The battery itself also supports Quick Charge 3.0 for input, which allows you to charge the power bank from zero to full in 5.5 hours.


6. Omni Mobile 12,800mAh

Omni’s power banks tend to be more expensive than the rest, but they make up for their higher price tags with more features. This power bank is no different, since it can wirelessly charge smartphones at 10 watts.

It also features a USB-C PD-compatible port for 30W of input and up to 60W of output. The normal USB port supports Quick Charge 3.0 and up to 18W of output. Finally, the 12,800mAh capacity ensure you can charge your smartphone at least two times before you need to charge the power bank.


So, there you have it — these are the best power banks for Samsung devices that support fast charging. We’ll update this post with new models once they launch.