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Best USB Type-C portable battery chargers
Not that long ago, USB-C was pretty uncommon. Now, essentially any mid-range or better smartphone has it, a lot of new laptops do, and a growing number of budget-friendly choices are making the switch as well. Understandably, the number of USB-C portable power banks and their features and capabilities has increased as well. To make sure that you aren’t running out of power while out and about, here are some of the best USB-C portable power banks currently available!
Aukey 10,000MAh USB-C PD power bank
This portable smartphone charger from Aukey is just 14mm thick. However, it still has a total of three ports to charge up your smartphones and other compatible devices. One of the ports is a USB-C port, which also serves as the power bank’s charging port, and the portable battery only takes 4 hours to fully charge. There’s also a standard USB port with Quick Charge 3.0 support for faster charging times for compatible phones, along with another USB port that can power up compatible 5V devices with an output up to 2.4A.
- Capacity: 10,000mAh
- Output: 1 x USB-C port – 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A, 2 x USB-A ports – 5V.6V/3A, 6V,9V/2A, 9V,12V/1.5A
- Dimensions: 147 x 75 x 14mm, 210g
- Current price: $29.99
RAVPower 20,100mAh USB-C PD power bank
RAVPower is a trusted name in the world of external battery packs, and this particular option offers it all. You get a high 20,100mAh that should be more than enough to charge your smartphone or tablet multiple times. The power bank comes with one micro-USB port with QC 3.0 support and a USB-C port with a 45W output to charge some laptops. Four LED indicators let you know how much charge is left on the power bank.
- Capacity: 20,100mAh
- Output: 1 x USB-C port – 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A, 1 x USB-A ports – 5V.6V/3A, 6V,9V/2A, 9V,12V/1.5A
- Dimensions: 160 x 76.2 x 23mm, 544g
- Current price: $55.99
Best for wireless charging power bank: AideaZ 20,000mAh portable battery charger
The Aidez portable charger not only has a battery with a big 20,000mAh capacity but also offers wireless charging. Owners can place compatible phones on top of the battery and charge them cable free. It also has two USB Type-C ports with Quick Charge support for a more conventional, and faster, phone charging experience. That means this portable battery can charge two wired phones and one wireless phone at the same time. The battery also has an LED indicator to let you know the exact charge percentage left in the battery.
- Capacity: 20,000mAh
- Output: 2 x USB-C output ports (5~6V/3A, 6~9V/2A, 9~12V//1.5A), wireless charging
- Dimensions: 170.2 x 61 x 22.9mm, 377g
- Current price: $39.99
Anker PowerCore+ 26,800mAh
Anker is another extremely trusted name when it comes to portable battery chargers, and this particular option offers it all. To start with, you get the massive capacity of 26,800mAh, which is more than enough to fully recharge your smartphone multiple times. The power bank comes with three USB ports, including a USB-C port with 30W output to let you charge a MacBook and the Nintendo Switch. Like every portable charger on this list, you get protection from short circuits, overcharging, and current and voltage surge. The portable charger also comes with a 30W USB-C wall charger.
- Capacity: 26,800mAh
- Output: 2 x USB ports 5V/3A max, 1 x USB-C port 5V/3A or 9V~15V/2A or 20V/1.5A (30W max)
- Dimensions: 166.1 x 80 x 23.1mm, 576g
- Current price: $129.99
Crave PowerPack PD 50,000mAh
The Crave PowerPack offers a huge 50,000mAh capacity that should be more than enough to fully charge your mobile devices numerous times and even charge a laptop more than once. The Crave PowerPack PD comes with two USB-C ports – 18W and 60W to charge phones and laptops respectively. It also comes with two USB ports that feature Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0 support. It’s certainly expensive, but is worth every penny if you are looking for a high-capacity power bank to cover all your charging needs.
- Capacity: 50,000mAh
- Output: 2 x USB-C port (USB-C PD 18W and 60W), 2 x USB port with QC 3.0
- Dimensions: 246.4 x 76.2 x 45.7mm, 1,882grams
- Current price: $199.99