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Our rating list of TOP best portable battery charger is based on the most important factors. We took into account such things as the price, build quality, materials, average user score, and many other characteristics of every portable battery charger from the list. Nevertheless, we recommend you to make your own research to make sure that you will buy the most suitable product for you.

We are happy to offer you the TOP list of the best portable battery charger that can be found on the current market. Every model from the TOP list of the best portable battery charger is available at marketplace.

Top 10 Best Portable Battery Charger of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. Anker PowerCore 10000 (Editor’s Choice)
One of the smallest and lightest 10000mah portable charger.
Anker PowerCore 10000
4.8
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2. Portable Charger
3 ismart usbs automatically adjust the output up to 5.8a.
Portable Charger
4.5
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3. Anker PowerCore 13000
The successor to powercore 10400 identical compact size but packed with even more power.
Anker PowerCore 13000
4.3
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4. Anker PowerCore 5000
Contains 5000 mah of power.
Anker PowerCore 5000
4.3
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5. Portable Charger (Budget Pick)
Weighs as little as a can of soup (12.5 oz) yet charges the iphone 7 almost seven times, the galaxy s6 five times or the ipad mini 4 twice.
Portable Charger
3.8
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6. Poweradd Pilot 4gs 12000mah Apple Lightning Portable Power Bank External Battery Charger
Dual smart port allow simultaneously charge for your iphone and ipad with possible fastest charging speed up to 3a per port, total current 5v/3a.
Poweradd Pilot 4gs 12000mah Apple Lightning Portable Power Bank External Battery Charger
3.5
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7. Anker Astro E1 5200mah Candy Bar-sized Ultra Compact Portable Charger
Detects your device to deliver its fastest possible charge speed up to 2 amps (four times faster than a computer usb port).
Anker Astro E1 5200mah Candy Bar-sized Ultra Compact Portable Charger
3.5
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8. Portable Charger
26800mah charges most smartphones over 6 times or a tablet 2+ times for an average of 9 days of unrestrained usage per charge.
Portable Charger
3.0
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9. Portable Charger (Best Versatility Features)
High capacity, 10000mah capacity portable charger can charge the iphone 7 up to four times.
Portable Charger
3.0
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10. Dulla M50000 Portable Power Bank 12000mah External Battery Charger
Intelligent power manage ic, supports over-charged, over- discharged, over-voltage, over-current and short circuit protection, perfectly protects your digital devices from charging accident.
Dulla M50000 Portable Power Bank 12000mah External Battery Charger
3.0
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№ 1. Anker PowerCore 10000, One of The Smallest and Lightest 10000mah External Batteries, Ultra-compact, High-speed Charging Technology Power Bank for Iphone, Samsung Galaxy and More
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Anker A1263G12 2.4 x 3.6 x 0.9 inches 8 ounces
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Usb-c and lightning cable for iphone / ipad sold separately. Certified safe: anker’s multiprotect safety system and high-quality lg battery cells ensure complete protection for you and your devices. High-speed-charging technology: anker’s exclusive poweriq and voltageboost combine to deliver the fastest possible charge for any device. Qualcomm quick charge not supported. Remarkably compact: one of the smallest and lightest 10000mah portable charger. Provides almost three-and-a-half iphone 8 charges or two-and-a-half galaxy s8 charges.

 

 
GOOD
High-speed-charging technology
Remarkably compact
The anker advantage
Certified safe
BAD
It does not have any disadvantages.
 

 

 
№ 2. Portable Charger Ravpower 22000mah Portable Phone Charger 22000 Power Banks 5.8a Output 3-port (2.4a Input, Ismart 2.0 Usb Ports, Li-polymer Battery Banks) for Smartphone Tablet Black
 

Design
4/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
RAVPower FBA_RP-PB052(B) 4.7 x 2.7 x 0.9 inches 1.05 pounds
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Colossal battery: 22000mah capacity charges an iphone x for 4.9 times, a galaxy s8 4.4 times, or an ipad mini 4 2.6 times; fully recharge in just 11-12 hours with a 2.4a charger. Triple-device charging: 3 ismart usbs automatically adjust the output up to 5.8a; note: power bank does not support qualcomm quick charge. Safer for longer: secure high-density li-polymer battery retains up to 70-80% of its full capacity even after 500 charge-discharge cycles. What you get: lifetime warranty card, ravpower ace series 22000mah portable charger.2 x micro usb charging cables, carry pouch, user guide.

 

 
GOOD
Colossal battery
Triple-device charging
BAD
Looks awful.
 

 

 
№ 3. Anker PowerCore 13000, Compact 13000mah 2-port Ultra-portable Phone Charger Power Bank with Poweriq and Voltageboost Technology for Iphone, Ipad, Samsung Galaxy (black)
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Anker AK-A1215011 3.8 x 3.2 x 0.9 inches 9.6 ounces
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Light and compact: a super-high 13000 mah capacity with two high speed usb ports is all contained in a portable charger smaller than a wallet. Upgraded capacity: the successor to powercore 10400 identical compact size but packed with even more power. Charges an iphone 8 almost 5 times, an iphone x or samsung galaxy s8 3 times, or an ipad air 2 once. High-speed charging: poweriq and voltageboost combine to deliver a max speed charge to any device (up to 3a – qualcomm quick charge not supported).

 

 
GOOD
The anker advantage
Upgraded capacity
High-speed charging
BAD
Similar products are much cheaper.
 

 

 
№ 4. Anker PowerCore 5000, Ultra-compact 5000mah External Battery with High-speed Charging Technology, Power Bank for Iphone, Ipad, Samsung Galaxy and More
 

Design
5/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Anker A1109G11 1.3 x 1.3 x 4.2 inches 14.9 ounces
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High capacity: contains 5000 mah of power. Enough to provide two charges to an iphone 6s or at least one to a galaxy s7. Lightning cable for iphone and ipad sold separately. High-speed charging: equipped with exclusive poweriq technology, it provides the fastest possible charge to any phone or tablet (up to 2a). Does not support qualcomm quick charge. The anker advantage: join the 10 million+ powered by america’s leading usb charging brand. Ultra-compact: remarkably small, tubular design slides easily next to your phone in any pocket or bag.

 

 
GOOD
The anker advantage
High capacity
High-speed charging
BAD
In comparison with other options, this one offers the lowest number of features.
You can find much cheaper products with the same functionality.
 

 

 
№ 5. Portable Charger Anker Powercore 20100mah, Ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8a Output, External Battery Pack for Iphone, Ipad and Samsung Galaxy and More (black)
 

Design
4/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Construction
4/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Anker AK-A1271011 6.6 x 2.3 x 0.9 inches 12.6 ounces
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Certified safe: anker’s multiprotect safety system ensures complete protection for you and your devices. Lightning cable for iphone / ipad sold separately. Ultra-high capacity: weighs as little as a can of soup (12.5 oz) yet charges the iphone 7 almost seven times, the galaxy s6 five times or the ipad mini 4 twice. High-speed charging: poweriq and voltageboost combine to deliver the fastest possible charge(does not support qualcomm quick charge). Recharges itself in 10 hours with a 2 amp charger, phone chargers (generally 1 amp) may take up to 20 hours.

 

 
GOOD
The anker advantage
Certified safe
Ultra-high capacity
High-speed charging
BAD
The product will not survive a fall.
 

 

 
№ 6. Poweradd Pilot 4gs 12000mah Apple Lightning Portable Power Bank External Battery Charger with 3a High-speed Output for Iphone, Ipad, Ipod, Samsung and More, Silver (apple 8-pin Cable Include)
 

Design
2/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Poweradd Pilot 4GS Silver 5.4 x 0.5 x 2.9 inches 12 ounces
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Classic compact design from poweradd- anodized finish with aluminum alloy body, anti-fingerprints design on its surface with same size like iphone 6s plus make it easy to be carried. Imported lg a+ li-polymer cell with premium microchips multi-protect system supports over-charged, over-discharged, over-voltage, over-current and short circuit protection. Powerful energy on the go – 12000mah portable charger provides at least 4.5 charges for an iphone 6s, or more than 1.5 solid charges for an ipad mini, which means you get a charging station even you are on a long-term journey. Fast output and quick input – dual smart port allow simultaneously charge for your iphone and ipad with possible fastest charging speed up to 3a per port, total current 5v/3a; equiped with 5v/2a imput ensures quickly replenish for pilot 4gs.

What you get – poweradd pilot 4gs x 1, apple 8-pin cable x 1, user manual x 1, feedback card x 1; poweradd offers 24-month limited product warranty and 24h.7d friendly customer service. A favor for apple fans – package contains 1 meter 8-pin lightning cable, from now on you’ll just need the included cable to get your devices charged & recharged.

 

 
GOOD
Powerful energy on the go
Fast output
Classic compact design from poweradd
BAD
The design is rather boring.
 

 

 
№ 7. Anker Astro E1 5200mah Candy Bar-sized Ultra Compact Portable Charger (external Battery Power Bank) with High-speed Charging Poweriq Technology (black)
 

Design
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
4/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Anker A1211 3.8 x 1.7 x 0.9 inches 5.6 ounces
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Lightning cable for iphone / ipad sold separately. Exclusive poweriq technology: detects your device to deliver its fastest possible charge speed up to 2 amps (four times faster than a computer usb port). Does not support qualcomm quick charge. High capacity: add almost two full charges to an iphone 7 or 6s or at least one full charge to a 7 plus, galaxy s7, nexus 5 or other smartphone. Or almost a 70% charge to an ipad mini 3. Incredibly compact: the size of a small candy bar (3.8 1.7 0.9in.4.2oz) it fits perfectly in your pocket. Recharges in 5 hours with a 1a adapter (not included) and the included micro usb cable.

 

 
GOOD
Incredibly compact
The anker advantage
High capacity
Exclusive poweriq technology
BAD
It is made from cheap and flimsy materials.
Does not offer enough features for such a high price.
 

 

 
№ 8. Portable Charger Ravpower 26800 Battery Packs 26800mah Total 5.5a Output 3-port Power Bank (2a Input, Ismart 2.0 Usb Power Pack) Portable Battery Charger for Iphone, Ipad, and Other Smart Devices
 

Design
2/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Construction
4/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
RAVPower RP-PB41 6.8 x 3.1 x 0.8 inches 3.2 pounds
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Choose the ravpower treatment: entrusted by 100.000+ customers for keeping their devices charged when off the grid. Colossal battery capacity: 26800mah charges most smartphones over 6 times or a tablet 2+ times for an average of 9 days of unrestrained usage per charge. High-speed recharging: charges in just 14-15 hours with a 2.4a charger or 23-24 hours with a 1a charger. Charges 3 devices simultaneously: 3 ismart 2.0 usb ports provide a powerful total current output of 5.5a. Note: does not support qualcomm quick charge. What you get: 1 x ravpower xtreme series 26800mah portable charger.2 x micro usb charging cables.1 x carry pouch.1 x user guide & free 18 month warranty.

 

 
GOOD
High-speed recharging
Charges 3 devices simultaneously
Colossal battery capacity
BAD
Not designed for regular use.
 

 

 
№ 9. Portable Charger, Mi Slim Power Bank Pro 10000mah, Fast Charging Battery Pack W Matte Finish for Nintendo Switch Iphone Ipad Samsung Phone and Tablet
 

Design
3/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
2/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
Xiaomi PLM03ZM 5.1 x 0.5 x 2.9 inches 9.4 ounces
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Mi power bank.40+ million units sold globally, absolute industry leader worldwide. Universal compatibility, intelligently detects and charges your devices at a max speed. Iphone x 8 7 6 plus, ipad air / 4 3 2, samsung s8 plus, note 8, nintendo switch, ps4, google nexus, lg, moto, fitbit, bt earphones, tablets and more. Does not fast charge pixel phones). Easy-to-carry, aluminum metal case and ultra sleek design at only 0.49″ thick. Designed to be highly portable and protected by durable, matte finish for an on-the-go lifestyle. What you get.10000mah mi power bank pro.2-in-1 micro-usb/type-c cable, user manual.12-month warranty and friendly customer service. (not include lightning cable for iphone).

High capacity.10000mah capacity portable charger can charge the iphone 7 up to four times. Intelligently adjusts up to 18w and perfect for quick increase in battery life. Fast rechargeable via usb-c port.

 

 
GOOD
Universal compatibility
High capacity.10000mah capacity portable charger can charge
Mi power bank.40+ million units sold globally
BAD
Does not offer enough length.
 

 

 
№ 10. Dulla M50000 Portable Power Bank 12000mah External Battery Charger, Ultra Slim Design with 2 Usb Ports for Iphone, Ipad, Galaxy and More (gold)
 

Design
3/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
DULLA M50000 12 ounces
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4 charges for iphone x: high capacity 12000mah, it is powerful enough to charge the iphone7 about 5 times. Pokemon go drains your battery, imagining, you almost catch the elf and it suddenly out of power, how distressed it is. Dulla can provide an extra 30-hours of playing time. Uitra-light: same power, lighter. It adopts the polymer battery(the safest battery type so far).20% the size and and 30% the weight of an ordinary lithium battery. So it is half the weight of other power banks yet the same capacity. Perfect for long flights, road trips or just any time you’re away from an outlet. Dulla’s confidence in product quality and dedicated service: comes with 30-days money-back guarantee and 18-months product warranty as well as professional customer service. It is universal fits for iphone 8 plus 7/ 6s plus 5s/ 5/ 4s/ 4, ipad, ipod, samsung devices galaxy s7/ s6/ s5/edge, htc phones, tablet pcs, game consoles and mp3/ mp4 players, kindles etc.

Super-fast charging: dual usb(5v 2a & 5v 2a) ports allow for charging of your devices simultaneously and quickly. Charge compatible devices up to 75% faster than standard chargers. Not match samsung fast charging. Safe to charge: intelligent power manage ic, supports over-charged, over- discharged, over-voltage, over-current and short circuit protection, perfectly protects your digital devices from charging accident.

 

 
GOOD
Super-fast charging
Dulla’s confidence in product quality
BAD
Is not suitable for outdoor use.
It is too expensive for what you get.
 

Did you test all the portable battery charger on the marketplace before making the TOP list of the best products?

Over a hundred of portable battery charger from different brands has been thoroughly tested during the creation of this rating list. We wanted to make an unbiased buying guide, so we picked products considering their characteristics, but not brands. The TOP list was made based on details like the price, material, assembly quality, weight, and other important factors.

What should I look at in the first place when buying a portable battery charger?

Take the weight of a portable battery charger into consideration — it should not be too heavy. Usually, lightweight portable battery charger are much easier to use. Another important factor is the material and assembly quality of a portable battery charger. A well-assembled model will serve you for a long time.

What is the required sum for a good portable battery charger?

In the most cases, the higher cost of a portable battery charger means that it is a good and reliable product. This rule is not always applied, but it is suitable for most of the models. Of course, you can save some money and choose a cheap portable battery charger, but we do not recommend you to do it.

Does a good portable battery charger require a lifetime warranty?

The recommended warranty period for any product, including portable battery charger, depends on various factors, such as the use frequency, price, materials, and other details. Brands sell their most expensive products with a lifetime warranty, while the cheapest options come without any protection. We think that the optimal warranty period for a good portable battery charger should not be longer than five years.

Is buying portable battery charger online risky?

Hundreds of people from all over the glove shopping online every day. It is completely safe thanks to the customer protection programs and credit card security measures. You are not risking anything by buying a portable battery charger on marketplace — if anything bad happens with your product, you will be able to return it and get a refund. There is no reasons to worry: online shopping is a safe, easy, fast, and cheap method of buying portable battery charger.

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