Power banks are practical and indispensable companions when travelling. Not only can you charge your smartphone when you’re on the move, you can also charge tablets, digital cameras and notebooks. Here are our recommendations for different sizes and equipment variants.
External power source to take with you
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In order not to lose the fun of using the smartphone due to a lack of power despite intensive use with full comfort, an additional battery for charging independently of the mains is recommended. Such a power bank has its own battery, works independently of the smartphone and supplies it with energy via cable or wirelessly. In this way, the smartphone battery can be refilled with energy away from a socket. The most important point when choosing a mobile battery is its capacity. The battery in the Samsung Galaxy S22 has a nominal capacity of 3700 mAh. A battery pack with a capacity of 10,000 mAh enables mobile refueling almost three times. Solar battery packs are an option, especially in summer, because in addition to charging from the mains, they also provide power for longer tours and excursions in good weather.
Here is the comparison test of the power banks with 5000 to 30000 mAh
Anker 521 Magnetic Battery
The highlight of this power bank: It is simply held on the back of the QI-enabled smartphone. It is held in place magnetically and charged at top speed. This works with various 12-series iPhones and Samsung Galaxy models. Alternatively, there is a USB-C port. The smart security system Multi-Protect guarantees security mechanisms such as overvoltage protection and temperature regulation.
Buy the Anker 521 Magnetic Battery with a 15 percent discount for 39.09 euros
JIGA power bank 30000mAh
The power bank from JIGA has a huge capacity of 30,000 mAh or 111 Wh. This means that most smartphones can be fully charged more than six times. Or you charge several devices at the same time. The equipment is correspondingly extensive with three USB-A ports and one USB-C, Lightning and Micro-USB port each. The power bank is charged via USB-C, Lightning or Micro-USB. There is also a handy flashlight.
Buy JIGA Powerbank 30000mAh with a 15 percent discount for 30.55 euros
Zendure Power Bank, 100W PD 26800mAh
This external battery can charge smartphones and other devices several times on the go, providing enough capacity for your trip. The four USB-C ports and one USB-A adapter have a maximum combined output of 138 watts, allowing four devices to be quickly charged at the same time. Thanks to the digital OLED display, you can keep an eye on the remaining power, the remaining charging time, the input and output power, and the battery capacity anytime, anywhere.
Buy the Zendure Power Bank with a 15 percent discount for 195.49 euros
VRURC power bank 20000mAh
The model is one of the most compact 20,000 mAh power banks on the market. This can easily charge an iPhone or an Android smartphone three times. The power bank supports most of the popular fast charging technologies on the market, such as QC3.0, Power Delivery, Super Charge, etc. There are four outputs (3 x USB-A and 1 x USB-C) and three inputs (Micro USB and USB-C ) fitted. The USB-C port is a two-way design that can be both input and output.
Buy VRURC Powerbank 20000mAh with a 25 percent discount for 24.74 euros
ESR HaloLock Magnetic Wireless Power Bank
The wireless power bank supports fast charging with 7.5 and 18 watts. The model is compatible with the latest iPhones with MagSafe: Strong magnets with an adhesive force of 1,000 g ensure that it remains securely attached to the phone while charging. The wireless power bank has both a wireless charging pad and a USB-C port, so you can charge two phones at the same time. The battery capacity of 10,000 mAh offers energy for the whole day.
Buy ESR HaloLock with a 10 percent discount for 38.99 euros
X-DRAGON Foldable Solar Panel Solar Charger 40W
The solar power bank has a highly efficient solar module. With a long lifespan and unlimited charging in direct sunlight, it is ideal for camping and outdoor adventures away from mains electricity. The power bank has a USB port (5 volts / 2 amps) to charge your 5 volt devices and 18 volt DC output to charge laptops. Manufactured with Sun Power solar cells from the USA, the efficiency should be between 22 and 25 percent.
Buy X-DRAGON foldable solar panel with a 20 euro discount for 129.99