Find out the best portable power bank chargers for travel. I’m addicted to mine and don’t know how I’ve ever traveled without one!
Portable Chargers: Why Do I Need One?
Smartphones have quickly replaced the need for several gadgets and most people seem to have their phone permanently attached to their hand.
I use my unlocked Samsung Note 3 (great for blogging!) for everything: as a camera with its 15 megapixel resolution, an MP3 player to replace my iPod; an eReader using Amazon’s free kindle app; and well occasionally as an international phone, too.
Having easy access to a charger is more important than ever and there are tons of portable chargers on the market there to make your life easier. I am currently using the Pebble, which has two USB ports, and is palm sized.
It was a must for a weekend camping at BlogStock or 6 days at Glastonbury
Aside from camping it’s also perfect for long travel days when I’m on planes, trains, or buses and my phone is my main form of entertainment. A 14 hour flight? No problem.
Since I use it as a camera, it’s also great to get that instant charge so I can continue taking sightseeing photos. It’s a must at an amusement park when you’re in long lines all day, too.
Even though my Samsung Note 3 guzzlers energy I still get two full charges out of my Pebble. The only thing I dislike is that it’s a bit heavy.
Here are few popular options for you to choose from:
EasyAcc 10000mAh Brilliant Ultra Slim Dual USB
Anker 2nd Gen Astro E4 13000mAh Portable Dual USB Charger
Poweradd Pilot X1 5200mAh Portable Charger
ZiLu Smart Power 13000mAh Portable Charger
Jackery Giant+ Premium Portable Charger
KMASHI 10000mAh MP816 Dual USB Portable Backup Charger
Vinsic Tulip 3200mAh Power Bank
SHARKK 15000mAh Dual USB Portable Charger
DBK Avant Z10 10000mAh Portable Charger
Lepow Moonstone 6000mAh Portable Charger
Go Travel USB Power Bank
Is a portable charger a must have for your travels?
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