Any smartphone user knows how important it is to have backup power. We've reviewed top offerings from Anker, Aukey, Otterbox, Mophie, and others. Read on for our picks, and what to look for in your portable charger.
Whether you're the camping sort, or you live in an area prone to power outages, or you just like being prepared for anything, a power station that can charge all your devices is a must for your emergency arsenal. We've got some favorites to recommend.
The Lion Energy Eclipse battery pack has three ports and three dedicated wireless charging pads, but its high price tag may be prohibitive for some.
Built-in USB-C and Lightning cables means one less thing to worry about when you travel. Read on to see how Belkin's Charge Plus 10K USB-C power bank's other features and relative performance.
Belkin's 3-in-1 charger is pricey, but it covers all your wireless charging needs with one device—iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch in one fell swoop.
If you want a portable power station that gets you through an overnight trip or short power outage, the Explorer 240 is worth a look. Read on for details.
Ego's Power+ Nexus power station is a good solution if you are already invested in the company's other battery-run equipment.
It's hard to find fault with this capable beast. Lots of ports, sturdy build, good performance, and an attractive price. What's not to like?
RockPals 300W power station is a robust, affordable backup power source—but probably not the best choice for mission-critical purposes.
You won't want to tote the Explorer 1000 long distances, but for your off-the-grid needs, or as a hefty backup in your garage, it brings the juice.
The OtterBox Fast Charge Qi Wireless Power Bank Premium offers durability, good power efficiency, and wireless charging. Just don't expect a lot of ports.
ChargeTech's Portable Power Outlet AM 27K 4.0 is the first power bank we've tested that's pandemic-ready—meaning it comes sheathed in an antimicrobial film.