Most of us have experienced our phone battery running out when we really need to make a phone call or get some information out of an email. Our dependence on smartphones and other devices, and their increasing energy demands, means that anxiety about battery levels is real. Fortunately, power banks, which allow you to charge on the go, are relatively inexpensive and readily available during the 2023 Amazon Prime Day sale. You can get a wide range of options, from ultra-portables to massive units that can charge your phone multiple times. times and even power a thin laptop. If you’re lucky enough to be near a power point, a fast charger will come in handy too. With many phones today not even coming with a charger in the box, you might as well buy an all-in-one that will keep all your devices powered up. Here are some great options:
This power bank is relatively thin and light, but the 10,000mAh capacity should be enough to get you through at least an extra working day outdoors. It has two USB Type-A outputs, as well as a Type-C port for input and output, and an additional Micro-USB port for input, so you’re never left stranded by not having the right cable. It supports 20W USB PD devices as well as Qualcomm’s QuickCharge standard. The BIS certification should alleviate any security concerns, and the price is absolutely right.
Buy it now at: Rs. 798 (MRP: Rs. 3,199)
You’ll definitely feel the 900g weight of this massive power bank in your bag, but you’ll be happy to have it on a long trip if you need to use your laptop a lot. The 65W Type-C output will power many of today’s thin laptops, including current MacBook Air models. The company claims that its capacity is enough to fully charge an iPhone 14 six times. It is designed with a number of safety features including overload protection. You can charge three devices at the same time thanks to two Type A ports and one Type C port. However, it’s too big to be taken on a plane.
Buy it now at: Rs. 3,999 (MRP: Rs. 7,999)
Nothing beats the convenience of wireless charging. If you’re out of a suitable cable, or if yours fails, this can be a great backup option. It’s great if you regularly carry an iPhone and Android device, and you can also charge other wireless devices like headphones. This power bank is capable of 10W Qi wireless charging or 22.5W charging via both the Type-C and Type-A USB ports. An LED indicator shows the charge level of the unit itself, and the non-slip surface will keep your phone lined up with the wireless charging coil.
Buy it now at: Rs. 2,298 (MRP: Rs. 3,899)
If you have a lot of clutter in your bag, or if you just don’t have enough power outlets where you need them, it might be worth consolidating all your adapters and power blocks into one. This 65W fast charger can handle today’s smartphones as well as conventional laptops that charge via a USB Type-C port. It uses gallium nitride semiconductor technology, so it’s still quite compact and lightweight. The three outlets are great for keeping multiple devices charged, and BIS certification means safety is assured. You also get a braided USB Type-C cable, which is included in the price.
Buy it now at: Rs. 2,249 (MRP: Rs. 5,999)
This option isn’t really travel-friendly, but it can help you organize your desk. With its integrated power supply, this small unit can replace up to four separate charging adapters. Depending on what’s connected, you can get 100W output from one port, which is enough to charge a MacBook Pro, or dual 60W output for two regular laptops, or various other combinations. There are three Type-C and one Type-A output (20W max) for older devices. If you work with multiple devices like laptops, phones, cameras, headphones, or anything else, you can handle just about any of them in any combination.
Buy it now at: Rs. 5,499 (MRP: Rs. 7,499)