Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W charger review

4.5 Stars

Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W – Quick Summary

Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W is a dual port PD charger which offers a maximum combined output of 49.5 watts. It can output 30 watt from the PD port and 19.5 watt from the regular USB port. This adapter can be used to simultaneously fast-charge a PD enabled laptop and a latest smartphone such as Samsung S10+/S10/S9 etc.

This charger can fast charge almost all latest Android smartphones from the 19.5 watt USB port from zero to 50% in 30 minutes. The USB port will also fast charge all iPhones at zero to 50% in 40-50 minutes. PowerPort II is capable of fully charging a MacBook Pro 2017 in 2.5 hours.

Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W Pros

  • 49.5 watt maximum combined output (30 watt PD + 19.5 watt USB).
  • PD port charges laptops/MacBooks at 30 watts.
  • PD port fast-charges latest iPhones XS, XR, X, 8 8 plus from zero to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • PD port fast-charges the PD enabled Android phones at zero to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • Regular USB port charges iPhones at twice the speed of the Apple’s 1 amp iPhone charger.
  • Regular USB port can fast charge almost all latest Android phones in zero to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • Can simultaneously fast charge a PD enabled laptop/MacBook Air and a smartphone.
  • Foldable pin design.
  • Compact and light weight (5.3 oz/150 gm).
  • Premium build quality.

Cons

  • Doesn’t provide ‘charge-and-play’ with Nintendo Switch.
Anker PD adapter
Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5 watt charger

Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W – Charging Features

Anker PowerPort II PD is a dual port USB-C PD charger with one USB-C PD port and one USB-A port. This adapter provides high speed charging to devices using USB-C Power Delivery and Anker’s PowerIQ 2.0 and it can be used to simultaneously charge two devices.

This power adapter offers a maximum power output of 49.5 watts when both ports are being used simultaneously. When only the PD port is used then the maximum power output is 30 watts, and when the regular USB port is used then 19.5 watts is obtained as the maximum power output. This feature makes PowerPort II PD suitable for simultaneous fast charging of laptops/MacBooks and a smartphone.

The USB-C PD port of the Anker PowerPort II PD outputs 30 watt and is capable of fully charging a MacBook 2017 in 2.5 hours. This PD port can fast charge the MacBook Air, iPad Air 3, Mini 5, iPad Pro 2018. It is capable of fast charging the latest PD compatible iPhone XS, XR, X, 8, 8 plus in about zero to 50% in 30 minutes. This port can also fast charge most latest PD enabled Android phones.

The USB-A port of PowerPort II PD can output 19.5 watt and equipped with Anker’s PowerIQ 2.0 technology. This regular USB port can fast charge all the Samsung smartphones including S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+ at a speed of zero to 50% in 30 minutes. It can also charge all the iPhones at a speed double than the standard 1 amp chargers that come with iPhones.

Anker PowerPort II PD charger
Anker PowerPort II PD has one USB-C PD port and one USB-A port

The Anker PowerPort II PD charger is well suited for simultaneous fast charging of a MacBook Air and a iPhone OR a MacBook and any Samsung smartphone. It is also capable of charging a iPad Pro in about zero to 50% in 50 minutes. PowerPort II PD is compatible with MacBook Pro, Air, iPad Mini 3, Air, Pro, iPhone XS, XR, 8 plus, 8 and older iPhones.

Anker PowerPort II PD is well suited for fast charging of all latest Android phones including Samsung S10, S10 plus, S9, S9 plus, Note9/8, LG V50, V40, G8, G7, Google Pixel C3, C2, XL, and many more. It is also compatible with Nintendo Switch.

Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W – Design

The dimensions of PowerPort II PD are 2.7 x 2.7 x 1.1 inches (6.8 x 6.8 x 2.8 cm) and it weighs 5.3 oz (150 gm). It is a compact, sleek and light weight adapter which requires the least possible space while travelling thanks to its foldable pin design that fold in the adapter body when not in use.

This adapter is available in two colors – white and black.

Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W vs AUKEY 48W PD Charger

AUKEY 48W PD charger is the closest competitor to Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W charger in terms of charging features as both of them can output a maximum of 30 watt from PD port and have almost same maximum combined output of ~ 49 watt when both ports are used simultaneously.

AUKEY 48W can output 48 watt as maximum combined output when both ports are used simultaneously. When the PD port alone is used then the output is 30 watt and when the regular USB port is used then the output can be up to 18 watt (QuickCharge 3.0 compatible).

Aukey 48W PD adapter
AUKEY 48W dual PD charger

The Anker charger also provides almost the same outputs and the regular USB port of both the chargers can fast charge QuickCharge 3.0/2.0 phones such as Samsung S10/S9, LG G7/G8/V50 from zero to 50% in 30 minutes.

Anker PowerPort II PD is a better deal considering all the aspects of the two chargers.

Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W vs RAVPower 61W Charger

Read RAVPower 61 watt PD charger review

RAVPower 61W gives a tough competition to Anker PowerPort II PD 49.5W in terms of charging features and price. The RAVPower adapter supports USB-C Power Delivery 3.0 and features a USB-C PD port and a USB-A port – same as Anker PowerPort II.

RAVPower 61W is capable of delivering an output of 61 watt when the PD port is used alone. When both ports are used simultaneously then we obtain 45 watt from the PD port and 12 watt from the regular USB port. Whereas, PowerPort II can output a maximum of 30 watt from the PD port no matter if it used alone or simultaneously with the USB-A port. The regular USB port in the Anker charger can output a maximum of 19.5 watt. The total combined output of Anker PowerPort II PD is 49.5 watt when both ports are used simultaneously.

61W PD adapter
RAVPower 61W dual port PD Charger

The RAVPower 61W charger is capable of fully charging a MacBook Pro in 2.1 hours when the PD port is used alone. RAVPower 61W is a better option if you have a high power drawing PD laptop and you intend to use the charger to primarily charge laptops/MacBook.

Anker PowerPort II PD charger is well suited if you have a MacBook and a smartphone but your charging requirements are smartphone-heavy, as the PowerPort II can fast-charge the latest smartphones via the USB port twice as fast as the regular USB port of RAVPower 61 watt.

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