Most of today’s smartphones lack a user-replaceable battery, thus making the external battery pack an essential mobile accessory. These top picks guarantee you’ll never hover around 1% again.
RAVPower Ace Series 22000mAh Power Bank
The RAVPower Ace Series is able to charge three devices simultaneously, and it’s one of the fastest chargers you can buy. It has a large 22000 mAh capacity, which is enough juice to recharge your phone nine times over. The battery weighs 1 pound, and it’s small enough to toss into a small bag. It holds a charge for an entire week, making it a great battery for camping or backpacking.
Jackery Titan S Portable Battery Pack
If you’ve made the switch to USB-C, this is the battery pack for you. The Jackery Titan S packs a robust 20,100 mAh capacity, and it can charge your smartphone at least five times. It’s compatible with the new MacBook, Nintendo Switch, and Samsung Galaxy S8. It sports an aluminum finish and comes in black, gray, or orange. We were happy to see it comes with a Micro USB charging cable and USB-C cable.
Anker PowerCore 10,000 Portable Battery Pack
The PowerCore 10,000 by Anker is a must-have option for owners of today’s high-end Android smartphones because it supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. This means it’ll charge compatible devices as quickly as a wall charger. As its name suggests, the gadget has a robust 10,000 mAh capacity, which allows it to top up the battery of all smartphones at least twice and have power to spare. A standard USB connector makes the power pack compatible with all your gadgets.
PNY T2200 Portable Battery Pack
The neon pink PNY T2200 portable battery pack looks nice, and it’s super affordable. Its 2,200 mAh battery can deliver at least half a day of use on just about any smartphone via a 1A full USB port. The PNY T2200 is available in other color schemes, including black, white, and blue.
Nomad Advanced Trackable PowerPack
The rugged Advanced Trackable PowerPack is the smartest offering in this roundup. It has a built-in Tile tracker, which enables you to easily find it via an app on your smartphone. Key hardware features of the battery pack include 9,000 mAh of capacity, two USB-C ports (one with fast charging capability), a full USB connector, and a built-in light.
ASUS ZenPower 10,050mAh Portable Battery Pack
AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank with Micro USB Cable
This battery charger from AmazonBasics starts at 5,600 mAh of capacity, so it can easily fill up an iPhone 7 a few times over or deliver another day or two of usage on most Android smartphones. It comes with a detachable microUSB cable, though users are encouraged to use the cable that comes with their phone.
mophie Powerstation Portable Battery Pack
The sleek mophie Powerstation is available with several battery capacities, ranging from 2,000 mAh to 15,000 mAh. The gadget has a beautiful aluminum finish, handy LED indicator for its battery level, and up to two full USB ports depending on the model.
Aukey 30,000 mAh Charger Portable Battery Pack
The Aukey charger is a great option for power users with multiple devices. It has a solid 30,000 mAh worth of energy capacity — the equivalent of charging your iPhone 7 10 times or a 9.7-inch iPad Pro twice with room to spare. It has a built-in Apple Lightning connector, a flashlight, and support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
PowerAll Supreme 16,000mAh Portable Battery Pack
In addition to packing a solid 16,000 mAh of capacity, the PowerAll Supreme battery charger can also be a 12V 600A car battery jump-starter when you need it to. An ultra-bright LED flashlight, a duo of 2.1A USB ports for speedy charging, and bundled cables and connectors for most mobile devices are also part of the battery pack’s features. Somewhat pricey, but an essential accessory for just about every car.
Outdoor Tech Kodiak Mini 2.0 Portable Battery Pack
The Outdoor Tech Kodiak Mini 2.0 is another rugged and waterproof portable battery pack entry with 2,600 mAh of capacity. Its 1A full USB port will fully charge an iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 with capacity to spare or almost fill the battery of most Android smartphones. A compact footprint and attractive design make this an excellent option for outdoor-loving personalities.
Anker PowerCore+ mini Portable Battery Pack
An Amazon best-seller, the Anker PowerCore+ mini has a lipstick-sized body with a premium metal finish, so it’s easy to carry around. Despite its tiny footprint, it features a 3,350 mAh battery made by Panasonic that can easily fill an iPhone 7 Plus as well as most Android smartphones available today. It’s available in a number of eye-catching colors like blue, pink, and gold. the Anker PowerCore+ mini works with just about every smartphone available today.
myCharge HubMax 10,050 mAh Portable Battery Pack
The myCharge HubMax battery pack is an incredibly versatile option with a Lightning and microUSB cable, as well as built-in wall prongs. With a battery capacity of 10,050 mAh, the HubMax can easily charge a smartphone a few times over. The battery pack has a shared power output of 3.4A.
TYLT ENERGI 5K+ Portable Battery Pack
The ENERGI 5K+ by TYLT is a premium portable battery pack with attractive design and incredible convenience thanks to its built-in microUSB and Lightning cables, plus small design. The ENERGI 5K+ is capable with Apple hardware and just about every Android smartphone out of the box. With 5,200 mAh of battery capacity, the device can fully charge a smartphone with leftover energy to spare.
Aukey Portable Charger
The Aukey Portable Charger features stealthy design, massive 20,000 mAh capacity, and support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0. A connectivity powerhouse, the battery pack features two USB outputs, as well as a microUSB and a Lightning input. A flashlight is also on board. Aukey backs the gadget with a solid two-year warranty.
MAXOAK 50,000mAh Portable Battery Pack
This portable battery charger by MAXOAK has an utterly gigantic capacity of 50,000 mAh. It can simultaneously charge a laptop and four mobile devices, yet it weighs less than 3 pounds. Despite its hefty price tag, the device is still a bargain due to the sheer capacity of its battery.
Braven BRV-BANK Portable Battery Pack
The BRV-BANK by Braven is a premium portable battery pack with a rugged body, IPX5 water resistance, two full USB ports, and Bluetooth connectivity. The latter allows users to connect the accessory to a smartphone, monitor its battery level, or use light signals via the bundled attachable USB flashlight. With 6,000 mAh of capacity, it can easily charge most common smartphones almost twice from a completely drained state.