A power bank is one of the best gadgets you can own. It’s a portable device that lets you charge your phone anywhere.
These days, phones are essential for us. We have to take our phones whenever we leave the house, whether it’s for work or leisure. We also stay connected on the internet through our phones.
Since we use our phones so much, we frequently run into the problem of low battery. We have to make sure that our phone is charged at all times.
A power bank helps with that. If you’re going on a trip, a long commute, or you just need to charge your phone outside, then you need a power bank.
Power banks make sure that your phone never runs out of battery.
In this post, we’re going to review the 5 best power banks you can get in South Africa. These power banks are for any budget and they cover your charging needs.
1. Pocket 20000mAh Power Bank
This is one of Aukey’s best-rated power banks. It has a large capacity of 20000 mAh. This is one of the higher capacities that you will find in the market. A higher capacity means that the power bank will have a longer life with more charge cycles.
It also means that it can charge more powerful devices. For example, a power bank with 4000 mAh capacity can’t charge a smartphone with a 5000 mAh battery. You need a power bank with at least 5000 mAh capacity to charge the phone.
This power bank has dual ports that you can use to simultaneously charge your smartphone and your tablet. In addition, it has built-in safeguards for protecting your devices against overcharging and overheating.
2. 10000mAh Slim Power Bank
The PB-N51 is a slim power bank with a 10000 mAh battery capacity. This is a perfect capacity for most smartphone usage. Plus, it’s lighter than a 20000 mAh power bank. The higher the capacity of a power bank, the heavier it will be. So if you’re looking for a lightweight and compact power bank, then 10000 mAh is a great capacity.
This power bank has many cool features. It has a small flashlight, which makes it easy to see in the dark. There are 2 USB ports, each with a 2.4A output. This lets you charge two devices at once.
The AiPower Adaptive Technology ensures that your devices get a fast and safe recharge.
3. 20000mAh Solar Power Bank with SunPower Panel
This power bank is charged via a solar panel! The power conversion efficiency is up to 23.5%. This is a great feature to use when you’re out on a day trip. South Africa is known for its sunny weather, which is perfect for using this power bank.
Alternatively, you can also charge the regular way using the dual USB ports. This power bank has a large capacity and it can charge all smartphones, as well as the iPad Pro. It can charge an iPhone 7 Plus 4.5 times, a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge over 3.5 times, or a Nexus 6P 3.5 times.
Solar energy is a renewable source of energy that’s gaining popularity, and will be used more often in the future.
4. Pocket 5000mAh Power Bank
If you’re looking for a small power bank that easily fits in your pocket and feels light, then the AUKEY PB-N41 is for you. It weighs a mere 146 grams, which makes it one of the lightest power banks in our store. It’s convenient to carry it on the go.
The battery capacity of the power bank is 5000 mAh, which makes it suitable for charging most mobile phones. It will fully charge your iPhone 7 1.5 times. Like most of our power banks, it has built-in safeguards to protect your devices from overheating and overcharging. There are LED indicators that tell you the status of the device.
5. 30000mAh USB-C Power Bank with Power Delivery & QC 3.0
If you’re looking for the highest battery capacity, then look no further than this 30000 mAh power bank. With a capacity this high, it can charge not only smartphones and tablets, but even laptops! It will charge an iPhone 8 10 times, an iPhone 8 Plus 7 times, a 9.7-inch iPad Pro 2.5 times, and a MacBook 2016 1.6 times.
This power bank utilizes Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, which is an advanced technology that charges up to 4 times faster than conventional charging. You can also charge your power bank using a MacBook 2016 charger in 5.5 hours, thanks to USB-C with Power Delivery.
This power bank weighs 553 grams. Overall, it’s one of the heavier and most powerful devices in our store.