Energizer PD18W 20000mAh Portable Power Bank UE20003 review

£40.00Typical price

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85%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 20000mAh

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 verdict: Power banks don’t get much better

This large-capacity power bank can charge two devices at once. Like other models this size, it’s bulky, but other than that it’s a great product: fast, efficient, simple to operate and a Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Can charge two devices at once
  • Fast
  • Efficient
  • Capacity as large as that claimed
  • Power Delivery fast-charging feature
Cons
  • No ‘pass-through charging’

INIU Power Bank 20W PD3.0 QC4.0 Fast Charging 20000mAh Portable Charger review

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82%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 20000mAh

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 verdict: A[[[[[[[[[[[[[

Juice 1 + Power Bank 4000mAh review

£13.00Typical price

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74%

Key features

  • Small power bank
  • 4000mAh

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Pros
  • Exceeds claimed capacity[[[[[[[[[[[[[[[
  • Easy to use
  • Fits in a pocket
Cons
  • Not the most efficient
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Pros
  • Close to claimed capacity
  • Charges quickly
  • Speedy when charging other devices.
Cons
  • No pass-through charging

Juice 20000mAh Portable Power Bank Max review

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81%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 20000mAh

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 verdict: Best Buy excellence

This is an excellent high-capacity power bank that swept the board in our tests. Yes, it’s a large power bank, but it’s still smaller and lighter than many in this category. It’s a Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Fast
  • Efficient
  • Multiple port types
Cons
  • No ‘pass through charging’

Duracell 20100mAh Fast Charge Portable Power Bank review

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81%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 20100mAh

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verdict: One of the best

The Duracell 20100mAh Fast Charge Portable Power Bank lives up to its claims and is an excellent product. Its triple USB ports give it the ability to simultaneously charge multiple devices and the ‘pass-through charging’ feature is nice to see. It’s a Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Very fast
  • Can charge multiple devices at once
  • ‘Pass-through’ charging
Cons
  • On the pricey side

Duracell 6700mAh Fast Charge Portable Power Bank review

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80%

Key features

  • Small power bank
  • 6700mAh

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verdict: Great Best Buy power bank

The Duracell 6700mAh Fast Charge Portable Power Bank is an excellent device. It has a decent capacity, can swiftly charge up to two devices at once, features pass-through charging and it’s still pretty portable. It’s a Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Fast
  • Can charge two devices at once
  • Pass-through charging
Cons
  • Minimal instructions

Duracell 10500mAh Fast Charge Portable Power Bank review

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79%

Key features

  • Medium power bank
  • 10050mAh

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verdict: Excellent power bank with a decent capacity

This is an excellent power bank. Its larger capacity gives you additional flexibility and it can swiftly charge up to two devices at once. Yes, it’s not as portable as some smaller models, but it’s still a Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Slightly higher than average capacity
  • Quite fast
  • Pass-through charging
Cons
  • On the bulky side

Xiaomi Mi 20000mAh Redmi 18W Fast Charge Power Bank review

£24.00Typical price

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79%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 20000mAh

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verdict: Best Buy triumph

This is a top-notch power bank with large capacity that we find hard to fault. It operates quickly and efficiently, and is a Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Fast
  • Efficient
  • Multiple input types
Cons
  • Heavy
  • No pass-through charging

John Lewis 15K, 3-Port, Portable Power Bank review

£25.00Typical price

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79%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 15000mAh

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 verdict: A nice balance of capacity and size

At 15,000mAh, This Best Buy power bank straddles the space between most medium and large power banks. It’s an excellent compromise between capacity, speed and efficiency, so if you’re looking for a power bank with enough juice to charge multiple devices without weighing you down too much, it’s a great choice.

Pros
  • Very fast at charging other devices
  • Quick to charge power bank
  • Fairly efficient
Cons
  • Lower capacity than many large power banks
  • No pass-through charging.

Samsung 10,000mAh Battery Pack Silver review

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77%

Key features

  • Medium power bank
  • 10000mAh

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 verdict: An excellent medium power bank

This is among the best medium power banks we’ve tested and a clear Best Buy. It lives up to its claimed capacity and has both USB-A and USB-C outputs. What really propels it into the top tier though, is speed. Whether you’re charging the power bank or topping up your devices, this model runs rings around most others we’ve tested.

Pros
  • Very quick to charge power bank
  • Speedy at charging devices
  • USB-A and USB-C outputs
Cons
  • On the pricey side for a medium power bank

Belkin Boost Charge USB-C PD Power Bank 10K review

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75%

Key features

  • Medium power bank
  • 10000mAh

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 verdict: One of the best

We were very impressed by this model that can charge two devices at once. It’s not as portable as some, but it barely put a foot wrong in our tests and is a Best Buy.

Pros
  • Fast
  • Close to claimed capacity
  • Can charge two devices at once
  • Power Delivery fast-charging feature
Cons
  • Bulky
  • Efficiency could be better

Cygnett ChargeUp Reserve 20000mAh 18W Power Bank review

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74%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 20000mAh

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verdict: Bulky, but very good

This power bank from Cygnett overstates the number of times it can charge your smartphone, but it’s still an excellent Best Buy power bank that did well in our tests.

Pros
  • Can charge two devices at once
  • Actual capacity very close to that claimed
  • Efficient
  • Power Delivery fast-charging feature
Cons
  • No ‘pass-through charging’
  • Manufacturer overstates the number of times you can charge your mobile phone

Juice 1 + Power Bank 4000mAh review

£13.00Typical price

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74%

Key features

  • Small power bank
  • 4000mAh

 

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 verdict: A handy little power bank

This powerbank is smaller than most, but it packs a punch for its size. It’s easy to use, fairly fast and lives up to its claimed capacity. If you just need enough power to keep your phone alive for a day while you’re on the go, this is a solid choice.

Pros
  • Exceeds claimed capacity
  • Easy to use
  • Fits in a pocket
Cons
  • Not the most efficient
  • USB-C port is input only

 

Mophie Powerstation PD 6700mAh review

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73%

Key features

  • Small power bank
  • 6700mAh

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verdict: Quick at charging devices

This Best Buy power bank from Mophie has a claimed capacity of 6,700mAh – on the beefy side for a small power bank. It’s well suited to keeping your phone charged for a day or an overnight trip, but it might struggle to keep more power-hungry tablets or games consoles going for long.

Pros
  • Fast at charging devices
  • Pass-through charging
  • Failed to deliver claimed capacity
Cons
  • Power bank is slow to charge

 

Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 review

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72%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 20000mAh

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verdict: A good choice

This is an excellent, fast and efficient power bank. Its large capacity means it’s bulky, but if you can live with that, it’s a good pick, and Anker’s first Best Buy.

Pros
  • Large capacity
  • Can charge multiple devices at once
  • Built-in torch
Cons
  • Bulkier and heavier than some
  • No ‘pass-through charging’ feature

 

Belkin Boost Charge USB-C PD Power Bank 20K review

£100.00Typical price

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72%

Key features

  • Large power bank
  • 20000mAh

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 verdict: An excellent choice

We were impressed by this portable power bank. It has plenty of capacity, is fast and efficient. If you’re OK with its bulky dimensions, it’s a Best Buy that’s worth a serious look.

Pros
  • Quick
  • Can charge two devices at once
  • Power Delivery fast charging feature
Cons
  • Heavy and bulky
  • No ‘pass-through’ charging

 

Belkin Boost Charge 3-Port Power Bank 10K review

£20.00Typical price

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72%

Key features

  • Medium power bank
  • 10000mAh

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 verdict:  A solid all-rounder

There’s nothing especially noteworthy about this medium-sized power bank, but that’s not necessarily a problem. It’s a well-balanced model, doing everything it needs to well without any obvious dealbreakers.

Pros
  • Fast to charge
  • Relatively efficient
Cons
  • No pass-through charging

 

John Lewis 10K, 2-Port, Portable Power Bank review

£20.00Typical price

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72%

Key features

  • Medium power bank
  • 10000mAh

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 verdict: Simple, but fast

This medium power bank isn’t the very fastest or most efficient we’ve tested, but it’s still a tempting choice, especially given the price.  If we’re being picky, the sockets could be better labelled but, overall, it’s not a bad choice.

Pros
  • Fast when recharging power bank
  • Quick to power other devices
  • Supports Power Delivery
Cons
  • Sockets not clearly labelled

Mophie Powerstation 5000mAh (fabric) review

£18.00Typical price

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72%

Key features

  • Small power bank
  • 5000mAh

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 verdict: Best Buy with some extras

The Mophie Powerstation 5000mAh (Fabric) is an excellent power bank. Its two USB ports give it the ability to charge up to two devices at once, and its ‘pass through charging’ is a handy extra feature. It’s a worthy Which? Best Buy.

Pros
  • Can charge two devices at once
  • Stylish
  • Pass-through charging
Cons
  • Not the swiftest small power bank we’ve tested

Energizer Ultimate 10000mAh Portable Power Bank Black review

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71%

Key features

  • Medium power bank
  • 10000mAh

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 verdict: Lightning-fast power

This is the more expensive of Energizer’s flagship medium power banks, with the other being the Energizer Max. It’s easy to see why it costs more though – it outperforms its sister product in almost every one of our rigorous tests, making it a Best Buy.

Pros
  • Very fast
  • Plenty of input/output options
Cons
  • Heavier than average

Juice 2 5000mAh Black review

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70%

Key features

  • Small power bank
  • 5000mAh

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 verdict: Plenty of juice in a small box

The Juice 2 impressed us with its combination of power and portability. It might not be up to charging high-capacity gadgets, but if you’re looking for a quick top up on the go, this is the power bank for you.

Pros
  • A good balance of size and power
  • Two output ports
  • Supports pass through charging
Cons
  • Output sockets are quite close together