Portable Chargers and Travel Surge Protectors with USB Ports on Sale During Amazon Prime Day

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Portable Charger Anker PowerCore 20100mAh - Ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8A Output, External Battery Pack for iPhone, iPad & Samsung Galaxy & More (Black)

Not everywhere (especially Southwest planes 😉 ) offers convenient charging options for our tablets, phones, and other gadgets. That’s why compact and versatile portable chargers are essential for every traveler.

Amazon Prime Day has a number of good portable chargers/external batteries on sale.

Anker‘s PowerCore 20100mAh – Ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8A Output (pictured above) is the external battery I personally own (and love). It simultaneously charges both my iPad and iPhone — quickly juicing them up. Several times over.

Devices are charged by Portable Charger Anker PowerCore 20100mAh - Ultra High Capacity Power Bank with 4.8A Output, External Battery Pack for iPhone, iPad & Samsung Galaxy & More (Black)

The PowerCore 20100mAh‘s black model is a Prime Day special: it’s $30.79 price tag reflects a nearly 40% discount from it’s $49.99 price.  Other colors are available — but $25 more expensive. It also comes with an 18-month warranty (which might be doubled depending on which credit card you use to pay). My only gripe about this external battery is its weight: nearly 13 oz.

That being said, the weight is a fair trade for the PowerCore 20100mAh power boost.

A More Powerful Option — for Less

Kenruipu‘s 24000mAh Portable Charger Battery Pack ($24.15) offers four outputs and two inputs — and is $6 cheaper than the venerable Anker’s device.

If you’re a two phone, two tablet household (like my wife & me), this charger is perfect.

Power Bank 24000mAh Portable Charger Battery Pack 4 Output Ports Huge Capacity Backup Battery Compatible Android Phone and Other Smart PhoneThe Kenruipu 24000mAh Portable Charger Battery Pack also fashions itself as fairly stylish: the device is partly covered by Leatherette so it is “soft and comfortable.” I really like this device’s LCD power meter, which clearly and accurately displays how much power remains in the battery. No more bank of blinking lights giving you only a vague idea of how much juice is left.

Another Device – But With More Inputs and Fewer Outputs

HuaF‘s Power Bank Portable Charger 24000mAh ($24.79) offers two standard USB port outputs and three inputs: Lightning, USB-C, and micro USB.

 

Power Bank Portable Charger 24000mAh Huge Capacity Battery Pack with 3 Inputs 2 Outputs Backup Battery Compatible Smart Devices Tablet Android Phone and Other Cellphones

Like the Kenruipu 24000mAh Portable Charger Battery Pack, HuaF’s Power Bank Portable Charger 24000mA features an LCD battery meter. And ninety-four percent of people reviewing it on Amazon gave the device 5 stars.

Travel Surge Protector with USB Ports — Amazon Lightning Deal

While not an external battery, HITREND‘s travel Power Strip Surge Protector 3 AC Outlets with 3 USB Ports is a great way to simultaneously charge a laptop (or three) and up to three devices. This deal ends around 7:30 PM Eastern Time, so snatch it up if you’re interested.


Its cord is five feet long — perfect for hotel rooms (or sharing in-seat power with our neighbors).

Which Will You Buy?

The Kenruipu 24000mAh Portable Charger Battery Pack would be my purchase if I didn’t already own a PowerCore 20100mAh . I like that it packs more power and comes with an LCD meter.

And as far as I’m concerned, one can’t have too many travel surge protectors.

Which of the battery options do you like most? Do you personally own any of them? Tell us in the Comment section!

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