Excellent portable chargers and external batteries for your iPhone
- > EasyAcc External Battery 20000mAh
- > Mophie Power Reserve
- > Mophie Lightning Powerstation
- > Moshi IonSlim 5K
- > Techlink 13600 mAh portable charger
- > Techlink Recharge 12000
- > JBL Charge 3
- > Xtorm XB202LU USB-C Power Bank Discover 15,000
- > Anker Astro E1 6700 mAh
IPhones and iPads are undoubtedly one of the best devices that are currently on the market, but if anything can be held responsible for Apple, then their battery is autonomous, which run faster with the passage of time.
Fortunately, the market for external batteries and portable chargers has increased, relatively small and easily transportable devices, which can be supplied to your smartphone, can supply the current and recharge it.
Choosing between so many proposals can not be as easy as it might seem, but in MacWorld Spain we make it easier than ever, the best power bank and list of battery packs, which these devices Is known in the current market in English.
EasyAcc External Battery 20000mAh
PVP: $ 36.99
There is no doubt that EasyAcc company sells high quality products, although some may look very expensive. This external 20000 mAh battery is no exception and on the other hand, the price is relatively inexpensive.
EasyAcc ensures that this device, when completed, is capable of charging up to 7×7 times the iPhone. This means that you can be a good ally when you are going away from the socket for a couple of days.
The battery contains four USB ports, which means that you can connect up to four devices at the same time. In addition, the charging capacity of the charger itself is fantastic, because you will only need 6 hours to complete it.
The charging process of connected smartphone is completely secure and is much faster than other external batteries, thanks to the intelligent technology involved, which will stop the transfer of the current when fully charged.
You will be able to know the charging status and the remaining battery with four LEDs included in the housing. In this sense, each of these lights corresponds to 25 percent of the electricity.
If you want to take this external eziac battery out, you would want to know that it incorporates an adequate bright internal torch in the dark, which will be especially useful if you are regular in the camp.
Battery storage: 20000 mAh
Dimensions: 167 x 79 x 22 mm
Weight: 0.45 kilograms
Mophie Power Reserve
Another model of Mofi Recommended External Battery is Power Reserve, which is available in different colors, but if you want an elegant and sophisticated design, then you should wager on classic black.
This portable charger is designed to keep in pocket. You can do without its problems, its length is 72 mm, 38 mm in width and 14.5 mm in thickness thanks to the low size.
In addition, the device contains a metal ring so that you never lose it. Just use it to bind the charger to your backpack or even use it as a keychain and when you need it most you will always keep it in hand.
Do you want to use external battery? Just give a button to release the key-ring. In this way you will have access to the Lightning Connection Cable which is hidden almost indirectly on one side of the device.
There is no other connection except this cable and a USB port to connect the charger to power and charge its battery. This means that you can not use the power reserve to recharge devices with 30-pin connections.
You can also find out that the load capacity is limited to: 1350 mAh. This means that this charger is recommended only for iPods and iPhones and not so much for iPads, because in the latter case you can only charge the battery in half.
Battery storage: 135 mAh
Dimensions: 72 x 38 x 14 mm
Weight: 0.54 kg
Mophie Lightning Powerstation
Maybe the company is best known for its cover for Mophie iPhone and other brands, but the truth is that this is a very good manufacturing external battery, as explained by this Lightning Connector.
We like most about this power bank. There are some models that have integrated a cable with this type of port, which is compatible with iPhone 6 or later. This means that you will not have to carry lightning cable anymore.
The operation of this portable charger, then very simple. When you are running out of the battery, you should ensure that the lead cable is connected to the charger until the end of the USB and plug the other end, lightning into your iPhone.
One of the things we like about this model is that the battery has 6,040 mAh power. Practically, this means that if you use it to charge the iPhone X, then you can get up to 20 extra batteries of battery
Also, being able to charge two smartphones at the same time to include two charging ports is also very useful. You will easily see in the lower part of the power bank, which will be used to charge the batteries themselves next to the port.
Finally, like the other devices in this list, this charger has four small lights in Mophie, which will tell you how much battery power has left in the power bank, so do not forget to charge it.
Moshi IonSlim 5K
Mossi, the technology company, ensures that its lonslim 5K charger is the thinnest in the market, something that is more trustworthy if we consider it surprisingly 8.5mm thick and its 13 cm long
This is the reason that this device is one of the most practical, if you give priority you are able to take it comfortably. Its thinness will allow you to store it without problems in your pants or pocket of your jacket.
And, why not say it, top quality anodized aluminum cover makes your design elegant and elegant. Which makes this battery ideal for anyone and for any occasion.
On the other hand, this battery includes a USB Type-A port and another USB Type-C port, which makes it compatible with almost any other device, not only with Apple products, but also its operating system is.
Now, you have to keep in mind that to charge your smartphone or tablet, it will be necessary that you also have a 30-pin cable or lightning connection cable, which is to make your model handcording- connect it to an external battery for.
This charger also uses the latest lithium polymer technology and is able to keep a charge of 5150 mAh, which is enough to recharge your iPhone or iPad from scratch twice when you run away from the battery before returning home.
Battery storage: 5150 mAh
Dimensions: 130 x 70 x 8.5mm
Weight: 0.14 kilograms
Techlink portable charger 13600 mAh
The manufacturers of the Techlink 13600 mAh portable charger present this product as the definitive device to never run out of battery in the mobile, either while at home or traveling by public transport.
The power capacity of this power bank is difficult to overcome, since it can charge up to 8 times an iPhone that is at 0% battery. It is ideal, then, for those escapes to the mountain without access to a light socket.
We also especially like that the charger has two USB ports, which means you can charge more than one device at a time, for example, your iPhone or your iPad. In this case, obviously, the number of charges decreases.
If you’re worried about not knowing how much battery is still available in the power bank , just look at the five LEDs on the side of the device. Each one represents 20% of the battery.
For those who are looking for a discreet yet stylish charger, you can bet calmly on this Techlink, which also fits in any pocket, although it is a little thick.
With a two-year guarantee, this power bank has five levels of protection. In fact, it is designed in such a way that it does not overheat or overload and also prevents any short circuit.
- Battery storage: 13,600 mAh
- Dimensions: 104 x 80 x 22 mm
- Weight: 240 g
Techlink Recharge 12000
- RRP: US $ 89.99
If you want an external battery that will perform well for a long time, then you should certainly give an opportunity to the Recharge 12000 from Techlink , a technology company based in the United Kingdom.
As its name suggests, this powerful lithium polymer battery is capable of storing 12,000 mAh (milliampere per hour) of electrical current when the device is fully charged.
This is enough to charge an iPhone 6 up to five times or to charge from scratch the entire battery of an iPad Air. Therefore, you can be sure that the Recharge 12000 will be a good traveling companion on the plane or the train.
The charger has two USB ports, so you can use it to recharge two devices at the same time. It also includes a Lightning cable and another micro-USB cable if you want to use it with a non-Apple smartphone .
In addition, it is an intelligent device because, once the battery of your devices is 100% full again, it will stop transmitting electric current and your smartphone’sbattery will not be affected.
It is true that it is not the thinnest and easiest to carry, but it does include a folding stand on which you can support your iPhone or iPad while loading and still enjoying a movie.
- Battery storage: 12000 mAh
- Dimensions: 190 x 109 x 47 mm
- Weight: 0.45 kg
JBL Charge 3
There are several speakers in the technology market that also include the function of using your internal battery to charge your iPhone, but undoubtedly the one that stands out more for its versatility and portability is the JBL Charge 3 .
It is a small cylinder-shaped device that can easily be carried in the back pocket of a pair of trousers. And for the most careless, the rubber shell offers extra protection in case you fall in the middle of the street.
It is considered a very water resistant device. In fact, it has received the degree of protection IP7, which means that it can be submerged in depths of up to one meter. Therefore, do not worry if you get wet on a rainy day.
In addition, it also works well as a portable speaker and the bass sound is surprisingly good. You will find your Bluetooth connection very convenient, as well as the noise canceling microphone to make calls.
You can interconnect several speakers that are also chargers to get a maximum volume or opt for the ‘Social’ function, which allows you to link three smartphones or tablets with Bluetooth and share music with your friends.
It is true that the somewhat sturdy size of the device can throw you back a little, but the capacity of its 6000 mAh battery will allow you to listen to music for up to 20 hours, or fully charge your iPhone and listen to some music.
- Battery storage: 6000 mAh
- Dimensions: 213 x 87 x 88.50 mm
- Weight: 0.80 kg
Xtorm XB202LU USB-C Power Bank Discover 15,000
- RRP: € 79 (around $ 92)
At Macworld Spain, we especially recommend the portable batteries from Xtorm, a Dutch brand that offers a wide variety of this type of devices for both Apple and Android products, such as water and solar resistant.
One of the most powerful for iPhone and iPad is this 15,000 mAh power bank , with Quick Charge option, which includes a USB to Lightning cable that will allow you to charge both smartphones and compatible iOS tablets .
This cable can be conveniently stored on one side of the battery thanks to a magnet that stays attached. In this sense, if you want to use it with devices with a port for 30-pin connectors – or any other – you must purchase the cable separately.
One of the only things we can throw at this portable charger is that it takes about 12 hours to charge from 0 to 100 percent. However, it will take a lot longer to drain the battery, which makes it a very practical device.
You can take it wherever you want, also because its weight and dimensions make it very portable. Xtorm says it can charge an iPhone up to eight times and a laptop at least once. We do not have any complaints about it.
Note also the fact that you can charge up to two devices at once, since the XB202LU has a standard USB port and another USB Quick Charge, which allows you to fill the battery more quickly.
- Battery storage: 15,000 mAh
- Dimensions: 135.20 x 81.46 x 23 mm
- Weight: 0.32 kg
Anker Astro E1 6700 mAh
- PVP: $ 19.99
Despite not being a well-known brand, Anker demonstrates in all the products that it produces a great knowledge in the technological world. It is also the case of this external battery E1 with a load capacity of 6,700 mAh.
This battery storage is enough to charge an iPhone 6 or an iPhone 6 up to twice, although for the iPhone 7 Plus you will have to settle for just one charge. It is also compatible with Android smartphones .
In order to have this extra battery, you must charge the power bank first with a 2A adapter, which due to bad luck is not included, and with a micro USB cable that does come in the pack. It will take a little more than five hours to load.
On the other hand, we are completely convinced by the size of the charger, which could be compared to an energy bar. It will fit, then, perfectly in your pocket and it will be very easy to transport wherever you go. It also includes a case to prevent scratches.
This battery also uses PowerIQ technology. That means that, when you connect the device you want to charge, the power bank will automatically detect which is the fastest charging speed (up to 2A) it can support.
The Anker E1 charger is available on your Amazon page and can be purchased in black, blue, white or red. If you are worried about the reliability of this company, you will be reassured to know that it has a warranty of 18 months.
- Battery storage: 6,700 mAh
- Dimensions: 97 x 43 x 22 mm
- Weight: 118 g