In this video we’re breaking down the five best power banks in 2021. I’ve included options for every type of consumer. If you’re looking for a portable power bank that’s ideal for travel or a power bank with enough capacity to jumpstart your car, I’ll have the product for you.
The fifth product on our list is the Anker PowerCore Slim 10000. This is our best budget power bank. If you’re looking for an inexpensive power bank to charge phones, tablets and more at high speeds than the Anker PowerCore Slim 10000 is one of the best budget power banks on the market. It retails for around 16 and is a convenient way to take power with you. It’s incredibly small and light for its large capacity and weighing just half a pound it’s only slightly heavier than a baseball and is designed to fit comfortably in a bag or pocket.
No matter which smartphone you have it’s likely that its battery won’t last the entire day especially if you’re making a lot of calls. But with a decent power bank handy you can give your phone a second wind whenever needed. It doesn’t stop at smartphones either; you can use it to charge any of your mobile gadgets with a USB port.
The PowerCore Slim 10000 also makes use of anker’s patented multi-protect system that combines surge and short circuit protection to ensure the safety of your devices. The input and output charging ports are located on the bottom edge of the device while the power button lies along the side. There are four led indicators on the face of the power bank that tell how much juice is left in the tank. And as far as charging speeds go the PowerCore Slim 10000 high output charging speed ensures that your device charges up at the same speed as it would if it were plugged into an outlet, so you won’t have to wait long for a full charge.
The Anker PowerCore Slim 10000 is small and light and won’t weigh you down or get in the way. It’s perfect for day-to-day use and great for travel to keep all your devices topped up. Making it an ideal budget power bank option for you.
The fourth product on our list is the BLAVOR Solar Charger. This is our best solar power bank. If you’re looking for a solar power bank for hiking and camping trips the BLAVOR Solar Charger is a powerful durable power bank and is compatible with android and apple smartphones, both for qi, and USB output charging.
Priced at around 50 this 2000 MAH power bank has the option to use solar power to recharge and with its rugged design can survive big drops in water spills making it one of the best solar power banks available. Although solar charging isn’t as fast as recharging your power bank from a direct wall outlet, it’s a great option to have in emergencies.
If you really want to be prepared for emergencies stay tuned for the halo bolt 5830 coming up later in the video that can even jump start your drained car battery. It also supports pass-through charging. You can place your smartphone on the qi wireless feature or connect it to the USB output port while the power bank itself is being replenished, which is a nice feature.
The BLAVOR Solar Charger is portable enough to fit into your hand or hook onto a bag and is light weighing just 9.3 ounces. This power bank contains a premium 2000 MAH lithium polymer battery and is housed in a rugged case. It also has dual flashlights and a compass built right in adding even more usefulness on your camping trips.
It’s shock proof, dust proof, and has an IPX5 splash proof rating. This power bank is perfect for any outdoor activity including hiking or camping. If you love the great outdoors the blabber solar charger is the power bank for you. Its sturdy build will be able to weather the elements and has the added benefits of QI and solar charging, dual built-in flashlights, a compass and is light and compact enough to not weigh you down.
The third product on our list is the Anker PowerCore 20100. This is our best power bank for most people. If you’re looking for a great power bank for everyday use the Anker PowerCore 20100 retails for around forty dollars and is one of the best for most people balancing power and portability to keep your phone and other gadgets topped up.
The Anker PowerCore 20100 is very portable and has rounded edges that make it easy to carry and considering how much battery is hidden inside here you’ll be impressed by how light it is. One of the rounded edges has a button to power on the device and when you press it four lights illuminate to indicate how much charge is left so if only two of them light up you know there’s around fifty percent left.
One end has two USB ports that will let you charge two devices at once. Charging an iPhone 10 from a completely flat battery to one hundred percent takes just over two hours and with twenty thousand one hundred MAH on board you could charge that phone up around seven times before the power bank itself needs to be recharged.
If you’re looking for a power bank with even higher capacity stick around for the max oak 50 000 MAH power bank coming up later in the video. The iPad pro 11 comes with a 7 800 MAH battery inside, so this power bank should be able to charge it up at least twice. Charging out the power bank itself takes around 10 hours though but in the long run it shouldn’t be a deal breaker considering the convenience it provides.
You won’t have to worry about the Anker PowerCore 20100 overheating. Like the Anker PowerCore Slim 10000 it uses a multi-protect safety system that uses 11 different techniques including surge and short circuit protection to ensure complete safety for all your devices. The Anker PowerCore 20100 is a straightforward power bank that does exactly what it claims to do without a lot of extra features. This makes it a great choice for most people who just want to recharge their phone or other devices as their main priority.
The second product on our list is the HALO Bolt 58830. This is our most versatile power bank. If you’re looking for a power bank that can do more than just top up your phone, then the versatile HALO Bolt 58830 is a great option. Currently priced around 100 the Bolt 58830 can even jump start your car standard sized SUV or even a riding lawnmower if your battery is drained and comes with jumper cables with spark protection. Hopefully you won’t have to use them but it’s rest assuring to know you have a power bank that can.
For more everyday use the bolt 5830 can charge all your devices including charging three devices at the same time. It has a 2.4 volt charging output making it suitable for Apple and Samsung users. It also has an AC outlet on the right side of the device that’s perfect to charge your laptop or to power some other small device that uses an AC power port.
You’ll have enough power charge on a 13.3-inch MacBook Pro for almost eight hours. It also features over voltage protection to prevent overloading your devices during use. And it’s equipped with reverse circuit protection, reverse current protection, and short circuit protection and with 58330 MWH of internal capacity this power bank has plenty of power to spare.
The Bolt 5830 also comes with an LED floodlight which is great for hiking and camping trips and invaluable in emergencies. You can even leave it fully charged in your car and it will hold a charge for around 12 months for added peace of mind.
With plenty of power for all your devices options to charge three devices simultaneously, the integrated AC outlet combined with the ability to serve as an emergency power system on the road, the HALO Bolt 58830 is one of the most versatile portable chargers you can get.
The first product on our list is the MAXOAK 50,000mAh. This is our best high-capacity power bank. If you’re looking for one of the best high-capacity power banks around, the MAXOAK power bank has an impressive 50,000mAh capacity that can keep laptops running for days without needing to recharge at an AC outlet, making it an excellent option for you. Retailing for around 130 the MAXOAK is built like a brick measuring 8.14 by 5.3 by 1.2 inches and weighing in at nearly three pounds.
The bulky nature of the MAXOAK is due to the built-in over current and low current protection that will automatically shut down the device should there be an issue electronically or with the power bank itself. Aesthetically the max oak has a smooth metal finish with all the connectors status lights and the power button on one side. There’s one power in socket and for power out you get a 12 volt at two and a half amp output another 20 volt at 3 amp output and 4 full-size USB ports.
It has enough capacity to charge the Samsung Galaxy S10 a bit more than 13 times and the iPhone 11 up to 14.6 times. As for tablets you can expect the iPad mini 5 to get from 8 to 9 full charges and it can recharge the 9720 MAH battery of the iPad 12 inch more than four and a half times.
Along with the battery itself you get a protective pouch with a set of 14 laptop adapters, a micro-USB cable and a power cord. The connector should cover 90 of all laptops on the market, although you won’t be able to charge an Apple device or hardware that uses a USB type-c connector out of the box. If you’re looking for a high-capacity power bank the MAXOAK 50,000mAh power bank is the perfect option to give you sustained power for days on end.