Buyer's Guide - Portable Phone Chargers

Don’t you just hate it when you’re in the middle of an important text or email on your phone and the battery dies in a serenade of beeps?  Not to worry, we have a selection portable phone charges that will get you up and running again.

19 November 2015 Buyer's Guides  Working from home

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Don’t you just hate it when you’re in the middle of an important text or email on your phone and the battery dies in a serenade of beeps?

Phone technology has evolved with incredible speed but your phone's battery life doesn’t seem to mirror those technological advances.  With the massive amount of Internet surfing, texting, emailing and mobile gaming the need for a reliable, portable charger has become essential to avoid the inevitable. Don’t be left without a device, carry a portable battery charger as insurance.

Here we review the top 10 portable phone chargers.

When looking at the makes and models of chargers our criteria focused on portability, size, charge volume and cost.

A normal phone needs 2,500-3,000mAh range to fully charge so keep that in mind when purchasing your charger.

Portable charger

Size

Charge volume

Cost

RAVPower

12.7 x 8.1 x 2.2 cm, 322g

16000mAh

£22.99

Anker Astro E4

15 × 6.2 × 2.3cm, 119g

13000mAh

£15.99

Anker 2nd Generation Astro mini

9.3 × 2.2 × 2.2cm, 85g

3350mAh

£9.99

Patriot Fuel Active

2.1 x 2.1 x 10.5 cm 59g

2000mAh

£7.99

Powerbee Solar Charger

11.5 x 1.6 x 6 cm 136g

2000mAh

£20.59

Proporta Stripe

15.4 x 7.4 x 1.5cm, 390g

12000mAh

£39.95

Zendure A2

9.1 x 4.8 x 2.4 cm 136g

67000mAh

£25.31

Monster Powercard Turbo

3.8 x 13 x 20 cm

91g

3,350mAh

£49.99

Mophie Powerstation Pro

6.4 x 2.6 x 11.5 cm 340g

6000mAh

£69.95

Patriot Fuel +

9.4 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm  181g

9000mAh

£19.99

Our all-rounder would be the Anker Astro E4.
It’s compact and powerful enough to charge devices or your phone numerous times but still cheap.

If you’re looking for something a bit faster and robust, look at the Powerstation Pro with its impact and splash resistant design.

If you require something that doesn’t need a power socket to recharge and has more stamina, then the solar powered Powerbee can keep you powered in the remotest of locations.

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